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harold ellisEllisHarold Ellis, Morehouse basketball's all-time leading scorer has been named to the front office of the New York Knickerbockers.

Ellis will be player personnel director as announced by Knicks general manager Scott Perry.

Ellis joins the organization after five seasons with Orlando as director of pro scouting. Previously, he spent four seasons with Detroit as a scout (2009-12) and as an assistant coach (2008-09) and six seasons with Atlanta as a minor league coordinator/scout.

Prior to the NBA, he coached Rome (GA) of the WBA to back-to-back league titles in 2005 and 2006, earning himself consecutive Coach of the Year honors. He also served as a coach for Roanoke (G League), Rockford (CBA), and Las Vegas (IBL). He played three seasons in the NBA, averaging 5.8 points in 145 games for the L.A. Clippers and Denver, and also played in the CBA, USBL and in Greece.

The only Maroon Tiger to have his jersey number retired, Ellis averaged more than 30 points per game and led Morehouse to the 1991 NCAA Division II Final Four.

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