Dale Ellis participates in NBRPA’s corporate mixer in Atlanta – PHOTOS


dale-ellis-seattleThe National Basketball Retired Players Association – Atlanta Chapter hosted a corporate mixer in Atlanta, GA, January 15th 2014, NBRPA’s official website reported.

The primary goal was to build stronger relationships within the Atlanta community, providing efficient ways to benefit philanthropic activities.

Former NBA sharpshooter Dale Ellis participated in the event, along with other ex-NBA players.

The mixer was also geared towards bringing together executive business leaders, young professionals, and small business companies for an evening of cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres, and networking; with the opportunity to have their brand gain an abundant amount of exposure by the National Basketball Association (NBA), corporate executives and Atlanta dignitaries.

Dale Ellis became one of the greatest 3-point shooters in the history of the NBA – in fact, he was the first player in the history of the league to make 1,000 3-point shots.

Ellis earned third-team All-NBA honors in 1988-89 after averaging 4.2 rebounds and a career-best 27.5 points per game (third in the league, behind only Michael Jordan [32.5 ppg] and Karl Malone [29.1 ppg]).

In 1986-87, he garnered the NBA’s Most Improved Player Award after averaging 24.9 ppg for the Seattle Supersonics.

During his 19 NBA seasons, he played six-plus years with Seattle and also spent time with Dallas, Milwaukee, San Antonio, Denver, Charlotte. His teams made 10 playoff appearances.

Ellis appeared in total of 1209 NBA games (589 started), averaging 15.7 ppg, 3.5 rpg in 28.8 minutes per contest.

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