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Ellis gets 30-game suspension without pay for accident

Updated: October 11, 2008, 11:01 PM ET
Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Monta Ellis knew he was in trouble after he seriously injured his ankle in a moped accident and then lied to the Golden State Warriors about it this summer.

The high-scoring guard probably never imagined that trouble would cost him about $3 million -- and neither did his coach or the man who drafted him.

Warriors president Robert Rowell suspended Ellis for 30 games without pay Saturday for violating his lucrative new contract, a decision that apparently went ...

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