Ron Ellis (basketball)
September 18, 1968|
|Nationality||American / Belgian|
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|High school||Rayville (Rayville, Louisiana)|
Tyler JC (1988–1990)|
Louisiana Tech (1990–1992)
|NBA draft||1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49th overall|
|Selected by the Phoenix Suns|
|1992–1993||Fort Wayne Fury (CBA)|
|1993||Rochester Renegade (CBA)|
|1993–1999||Spirou Charleroi (Belgium)|
|1999–2000||Iraklis B.C. (Greece)|
|2000–2004||Spirou Charleroi (Belgium)|
|2004–2005||Antwerp Giants (Belgium)|
|Career highlights and awards|
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.
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.
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.
- "2012–13 Sun Belt Conference men's basketball media guide, page 65" (PDF). Sun Belt Conference. Retrieved May 23, 2013.
- 1993–94 Official CBA Guide and Register, page 288
- "The Club Scene: Spirou Basket". eurocupbasketball.com. Retrieved May 23, 2013.
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