Monta Ellis: My play in Game 4 wasn’t good enough
When Monta Ellis hasn’t shot the ball well, the Dallas Mavericks have lost their first round playoff games against the San Antonio Spurs.
Ellis was 6 of 20 from the field Monday night and the Mavs fell 93-89, allowing the visiting Spurs to tie the best-of-seven series at two games apiece.
How did Dallas’ starting shooting guard think he played in Game 4?
"It wasn’t good enough," said Ellis, who was 2 of 8 from the field in the first half. "I didn’t shoot the ball well. I think I came out a little stagnant. I wasn’t aggressive like I was in the second half."
Ellis finished with a team-high 20 points but he wasn’t as efficient as he has been the previous two games.
The eight-year veteran was 12 of 22 in a 109-108 Game 3 victory and 8 of 20 in Game 2, a 113-92 Mavs win.
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