Wayne Robert Ellington, Jr. (born November 29, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A 6'4" tall and 200 lb shooting guard, Ellington played for the University of North Carolina from 2006 to 2009. His college career-best performance came during a 90–88 overtime win against Clemson on January 6, 2008, in which he led all scorers with 36 points. He chose to forgo his final season of college eligibility to declare for the 2009 NBA draft, and was drafted 28th overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves. He has previously played for the Timberwolves, Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Lakers.