Lame and Weird Excuses

Monta Ellis
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Monta Ellis

The Golden State Warrior said he hurt his ankle in August 2008 while playing pick-up ball, but it was later revealed that he'd had a moped accident. Ellis had a reason to fib: He'd just signed a six-year, $66 million contract.

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