Harold Ellis (basketball)

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Harold Ellis
Personal information
Born (1970-10-07) October 7, 1970 (age 46)
Atlanta, Georgia
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Frederick Douglass
(Atlanta, Georgia)
College Morehouse (1988–1992)
NBA draft 1992 / Undrafted
Playing career 1992–2001
Position Guard
Career history
1992 Atlanta Eagles
1992–1993 Quad City Thunder
1993 Atlanta Eagles
1993–1994 Quad City Thunder
19941995 Los Angeles Clippers
1995–1996 Aris Thessaloniki
1996–1997 Apollon Patras
1997 Tau Cerámica
1997 Rockford Lightning
1997–1998 Denver Nuggets
1998–1999 Irakleio
1999 Rockford Lightning
1999–2001 Las Vegas Silver Bandits
Career highlights and awards

Harold Ellis (born October 7, 1970) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'5" (1.96 m) shooting guard from Morehouse College, Ellis was never drafted by an National Basketball Association team but did manage to play in 3 NBA seasons.

Professional career[edit]

Following a two season stint with the Quad City Thunder of the Continental Basketball Association, Ellis played for the Los Angeles Clippers from 1993-1995. He then moved to Europe and the Greek Basket League to play for Aris during the 1995-96 season, and Apollon Patras during the 1996-1997 season. He then returned to the NBA to play for the Denver Nuggets during the 1997-98 season.

In his NBA career, Ellis played in 145 games and scored a total of 840 points. On January 14, 1994, he scored a career high 29 points as a member of the Clippers versus the Boston Celtics.

Coaching career[edit]

Ellis was a minor league coordinator/scout for the Atlanta Hawks[1] for six seasons, before his hiring on June 23, 2008 as an assistant coach to newly hired Detroit Pistons head coach Michael Curry.[2] From 2009 to 2012, he was a scout for the Pistons. In 2012, Ellis was named director of pro scouting for the Orlando Magic.[3]


  1. ^ HAWKS: Harold Ellis Bio
  2. ^ Curry picks former Raptors coach Walker as one of assistants
  3. ^ 2012-13 Orlando Magic media guide

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