The Golden State Warriors are close to getting one of their young stars back.
Monta Ellis is expected to play against the Dallas Mavericks tonight. He has been dealing with a strained right ankle.
Ellis did not practice on Friday. He has been listed has day-to-day since receiving this strained right ankle. It is reportedly not too severe of an injury to miss a significant part of the rest of the season.
Ellis missed seven games in late March/early April 2010 due to having the flu.