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After difficult summer, Wayne Ellington hopes to stick with Lakers
After difficult summer, Wayne Ellington hopes to stick with Lakers

It was a difficult summer for 26-year-old guard Wayne Ellington. After a frustrating year in Dallas, playing just 8.7 minutes a game, Ellington was dealt to the New York Knicks in June, then to the Sacramento Kings in August. A few weeks later, the Kings waived Ellington in a cost-cutting move. "It's been a rough summer for me, but I worked my [rear] off," said Ellington at the Lakers' annual media day on Monday. "That was the one thing I could control." The Lakers signed Ellington to a non-guaranteed contract.  If he can stick with the team past training camp, $315,656 of his salary will guaranteed on Nov. 15, and $581,692 of his contract locks...

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