Golden State Warriors guard Monta Ellis (8) drives through the lane as Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Ellis ranks third in the NBA in scoring while averaging nearly 26 points per game.
He’s also third in the league in steals, while additionally, leading all NBA players in minutes played.
He has scored 30-plus points in eight of the last 17 games of the season.
The NBA All-Star Game is Sunday, February 20 in Los Angeles.