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Ron Ellis (basketball)

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Nationality  American / Belgian
Role  Basketball player
Career end  2007
Listed height  6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Height  2.01 m
School  Louisiana Tech University
Listed weight  215 lb (98 kg)
Weight  98 kg
Position  Power forward
Name  Ron Ellis
Career start  1988

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Born  September 18, 1968 (age 47) Monroe, Louisiana (1968-09-18)
High school  Rayville (Rayville, Louisiana)
College  Tyler JC (1988–1990) Louisiana Tech (1990–1992)
NBA draft  1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49th overall

Ron Ellis (born September 18, 1968) is a retired American basketball player. He was a standout college player at Louisiana Tech University, a second round NBA Draft pick and played professionally for 15 years.


College career

Ellis, a 6'7" power forward from Monroe, Louisiana, played collegiately for Tyler Junior College and Louisiana Tech. As a senior in the 1991–92 season, Ellis averaged 15.7 points and 7.7 rebounds per game and was named Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year.

Professional career

Following the close of his college career, Ellis was drafted in the second round of the 1992 NBA Draft (49th pick overall) by the Phoenix Suns, however he did not play in the league. He spent the 1992–93 season in the Continental Basketball Association, averaging 11.3 points and 5.5 rebounds per game for the Fort Wayne Fury and Rochester Renegade. He played briefly in Greece and for several years in Belgium (mostly for Spirou Charleroi), ultimately obtaining Belgian citizenship.


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