Detroit Pistons’ Henry Ellenson lands post-game interview

TARRYTOWN, NEW YORK - AUGUST 07: Henry Ellenson /

The Detroit Pistons’ second-year player Henry Ellenson is having a terrific Summer League in Orlando. Today, he contributed 29 points and six rebounds in route to a win over the Charlotte Hornets, a win that propelled the team to the Orlando Summer League Championship game tomorrow against the Dallas Mavericks.

The Detroit Pistons are headed to the Orlando Summer League championship game tomorrow against the Dallas Mavericks.

The Pistons can thank second-year player Henry Ellenson for their appearance in tomorrow’s championship game due to his consistent performance.

Going into the day, Ellenson was tied for fourth in Orlando Summer League scoring. He figures to bump up significantly after today’s performance.

For his contributions today, Ellenson earned an interview with Stu Jackson. Check out what Ellenson had to say about his performance today, his work this offseason, what his experience was like playing for the Grand Rapids Drive last season, and what his goals are heading into next season in the video below.

Ellenson’s primary goal is to make the Pistons’ rotation next season–a goal he has positioned himself well for.

In the past, Stan Van Gundy has been impressed with Ellenson’s work ethic, reception to coaching, and his talents on the court.

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Match that with his obvious improvement over this past season and his summer league output, and it’s hard to see Ellenson not challenging and winning a chance to play in the Pistons’ roatation.