Tyrone Ellis playing an exhibition match in Madrid.
|Grand Rapids Drive|
|League||NBA Development League|
October 5, 1977 |
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|High school||David W. Carter (Dallas, Texas)|
|College||Southern Nazarene (1997–2001)|
|NBA draft||2001 / Undrafted|
|2001–2002||Huntsville Flight (D-League)|
|2003–2005||Skyliners Frankfurt (Germany)|
|2005||Bellevue Blackhawks (ABA)|
|2006–2007||Basket Napoli (Italy)|
|2007–2010||Cajasol Sevilla (Spain)|
|2011–2012||Lucentum Alicante (Spain)|
|2012–2014||Tulsa 66ers (assistant)|
|2014–present||Grand Rapids Drive (assistant)|
Tyrone Ellis (born October 5, 1977) was a naturalized Georgian professional basketball player, originally from the United States. He is 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) tall and played as a shooting guard. He is currently an assistant coach for the Grand Rapids Drive of the NBA Development League.
Since his graduation from Southern Nazarene University, Ellis has played professional basketball in the United States (Huntsville Flight), Germany (Frankfurt Skyliners), Turkey (Beşiktaş Cola Turka), Italy (Basket Napoli) and Spain (Casademont Girona, Cajasol Sevilla, Asefa Estudiantes).
Georgia national team
Ellis is also a member of the Georgia national basketball team. He played with the team at the Division B Eurobasket 2009 and averaged 16.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists during the tournament. In the finals against Belarus he averaged 13.5 points and 3.0 assists and helped Georgia to move up to Division A.