Team: Detroit Pistons

Position: Forward

Height/Weight: 6’11”, 245 lbs.

Date of Birth:  January 13, 1997

Place of Birth: Rice Lake, Wisconsin

High School: Rice Lake HS

College: Marquette University

Drafted: 2016 – 1st Round, 18th Overall by Detroit Pistons


Henry Ellenson is a basketball player for the Detroit Pistons.


Ellenson was born and raised in Rice Lake, WI, and attended Rice Lake High School. Ellenson committed to Marquette in October 2014.


In his lone season at Marquette, Ellenson was the school’s all-time freshman scoring and rebounding leader. In April of 2016, Ellenson declared his intention to enter the NBA Draft. 


Ellenson was drafted 18th overall by the Detroit Pistons in the 2016 NBA Draft.


In April 2016, Ellenson signed with Roc Nation Sports ahead of the 2016 NBA Draft.

Career Highlights:

  •      All-Big East First Team with Marquette (2016)
  •      Big East All-Freshman Team with Marquette (2016)
  •      Big East Freshman of the Year with Marquette (2016)
  •      Led the Big East in Rebounding (2016)
  •      Averaged 17 PPG and 10 RPG as a freshman at Marquette (2016)

Latest Posts

USA Basketball announced its official 12-man roster for the September USA World Cup Qualifying Team, featuring Detroit Pistons forward Henry Ellenson.

The USA will continue its training through Sept. 13 at UNLV’s Mendenhall Center. The USA, playing in the first competition window of FIBA World Cup Qualifying second-round games, will meet Uruguay on Sept. 14 (7 p.m. PDT) at UNLV’s Cox Pavilion, then meet Panama on Sept. 17 in Panama City.


Check out Roc Nation Sports NBA highlights below:

Willie Cauley-Stein recorded his first double-double of the season, putting up 21 points and 10 rebounds

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Rudy Gay put up 14 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists

Henry Ellenson scored 13 points, 4 rebounds

Caris Levert put up 12 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists

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Justise Winslow put up 10 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists

Dwayne Bacon scored 8 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists in his NBA debut game