Wayne Robert Ellington, Jr. (born November 29, 1987) is an American professional basketball player. He was drafted 28th overall in the 2009 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Ellington played for the University of North Carolina from 2006 to 2009. Ellington, 6’4″ tall and 200 lbs, is a shooting guard who chose to forgo his final season of college eligibility to declare for the 2009 NBA Draft. His 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.