JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — On 11/11 Lanier retired Monta Ellis’ no. 11 jersey in front of a packed house. Ellis AKA the “Mississippi Missile” is known as one of the great basketball players to ever come out of the Jackson area. He averaged over 38 points per game his final season with the Bulldogs before getting drafted by the Golden State Warriors straight out of high school.