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Monta Ellis -- b.10/26/1985 N.S.
Ron Ellis -- b.9/18/1968
Pervis Ellison -- b.4/3/1967
NBA Center, NBA Forward
Names/Places: NN: Never Nervous Pervis
Joel Embiid -- b.3/16/1994 N.S.
NBA Player, Cameroon
Wayne Embry -- b.3/26/1937
NBA Manager, NBA Center
Misc: holder of seven basketball records at Miami of Ohio.
Sports Teams: Miami of Ohio, Cincinnati Royals (1958-1966), Boston Celtics (1966-1968), Milwaukee Bucks (1968-1969)
Dick Enberg -- b.1/9/1935
Game Show Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, Baseball Announcer, Football Announcer, Basketball Announcer
Misc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 2015; also broadcasted golf, college football, college baseball, tennis, boxing, horse racing, and Olympics.
Sports Teams: California Angels, San Diego Padres
TV Shows: Baffle, Three For The Money, NBC Sports, Where's Huddles (voicist)
Paul Endacott -- b.7/3/1902 d.1/8/1997 (94)
College Basketball Player
Misc: a well-known collegiate basketball player in the 1920s. The Lawrence, Kansas native attended University of Kansas from 1919 to 1923. Playing under Hall of Fame coach Phog Allen, Endacott led Kansas to consecutive Helms Foundation national championships in 1922 and 1923.
A. J. English -- b.7/11/1967
Alexander "Alex" English -- b.1/5/1954
Misc: scored 2000 points in 8 straight seasons; played 1,193 games; 8x NBA All-Star (1982-1989); 3x All-NBA Second Team (1982-1983, 1986); J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1988); NBA Scoring Champion (1983); Nuggets #2 retired, University of South Carolina #22 retired
Sports Teams: South Carolina College (1972-1976), Milwaukee Bucks (1976-1978), Indiana Pacers (1978-1980), Denver Nuggets (1980-1990), Dallas Mavericks (1990-1991), Basket Napoli (Italy 1991-1992)
James Enright -- b.4/3/1910 N.S. d.12/20/1981 N.S. (71)
Sports Writer, Basketball Referee
Misc: officiated college and professional basketball games; wrote for baseball and basketball for publications.
Julius "Dr. J" Erving -- b.2/22/1950
Names/Places: b. in Roosevelt, N.Y.; NN:Dr. J.
Misc: The third person to score over 30,000 career points; in ABA (1972-76)--3-time MVP, 2-time playoff MVP, led NY Nets to 2 titles (1974-76); in NBA (1977-87)--5-time All-NBA 1st team, MVP in 1981, led Philadelphia 76ers to NBA title in 1983.2x ABA Champion (1974, 1976); NBA MVP (1981); 3x ABA MVP (1974-1976); 11x NBA All-Star (1977-1987); 5x ABA All-Star (1972-1976); 5x All-NBA First Team (1978, 1980-1983); 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996); Nets #32 retired
Sports Teams: UMass (1968-1971), Virginia Squires (ABA 1971-1973), New York Nets (ABA 1973-1976), Philadelphia 76ers (1976-1987)
Vincenzo Esposito -- b.3/1/1969
Basketball Coach, Basketball Player, Italian
Brian Evans -- b.9/13/1973
Tyreke Evans -- b.9/19/1989 N.S.
Sports Teams: Sacramento Kings, New Orleans Pelicans
Patrick Aloysius Ewing -- b.8/5/1962
NBA Coach, NBA Center, College Basketball Player, Olympic Athlete, American, Jamaican
Misc: The Dream Team 1992; led Georgetown to 3 NCAA Finals and 1984 title; tourney MVP in '84; NBA Rookie of Year with New York in '86; led U.S. Olympic team to gold medals in 1984 and '92; 11x NBA All-Star (1986, 1988-1997); All-NBA First Team (1990); 6x All-NBA Second Team (1988-1989, 1991-1993, 1997); 3x NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1988-1989, 1992); NBA Rookie of the Year (1986); NBA All-Rookie First Team (1986); NCAA Men's Basketball Champion (1984); NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player (1984); Naismith College Player of the Year (1985); Adolph Rupp Trophy (1985); 2x Olympic gold medalist (1984, 1992); Member of the "Dream Team" inducted as a unit in 2010; 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.
Sports Teams: New York Knicks (1985-2000), Seattle SuperSonics (2000-2001), Orlando Magic (2001-2002), Washington Wizards (assistant coach, 2002-2003) Houston Rockets (assistant coach, 2003-2006) Orlando Magic (assistant coach, 2007-2012) Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets (associate head coach, 2013-present as of 2015)
Festus Ezeli -- b.10/21/1989 N.S.
NBA Player, Nigerian