Ellington has scored at least 20 points in two of his last three games, and he should continue to play a big role with Dion Waiters sidelined.
Ellington was incredibly efficient, going 7 of 9 from the floor, including a perfect 3 for 3 from long distance.
Ellington has averaged 5.5 points in 40 games, mostly off the bench, this season. The trade Tuesday is the first big move by the Grizzlies' new ownership and gets Memphis under the luxury tax threshold this season.
Ellington's performance was stunning considering he averages 5.6 points on the season. He's shown flashes of being much more productive in his three-plus NBA seasons, but it's not enough for fantasy owners.
The fourth-year pro is averaging 8.5 points during his first season in Memphis. He's 11 of 23 from 3-point range (47.8 percent).
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