In the 1980s and 90s, Dale Ellis was one of the best three-point shooters in the NBA.
The Marietta native shot better than 40 percent from behind the arc in 10 of his 17 seasons as a professional.
On Monday, the 57-year-old dusted off his shooting skills and showed it off to some campers in Milton looking to learn a thing or two about putting a basketball through the net from deep range. Ellis worked with youths as part of a camp put on by “Halftime Sports” — a faith-based sports marketing company based in Alpharetta that focuses on youth tournaments and camps.
Ellis, who was an NBA All-Star in 1989, told the campers about his time in the pros and worked with them on shooting mechanics. The 6-foot-7 wing spent time with the Sonics, Mavericks, Bucks, Spurs, Nuggets and Hornets before retiring in 2000.
The camp was held in Milton and more info about camps from Halftime Sports can be found on its website.