Career stats: Leroy Ellis: 9.7 ppg, 1.3 apg, 8.3 rpg / LeRon Ellis: 3.0 ppg, 0.3 apg, 2.4 rpg
Career years: Leroy Ellis (1962 - 1976), LeRon Ellis (1991 - 1996)
Accolades: Leroy Ellis: NBA champion (1972)

A former first-rounder who never quite panned out in the NBA, LeRon Ellis played a few non-consecutive seasons in the league but mainly spent his time playing overseas. The younger Ellis has also had some run-ins with the law.  LeRoy Ellis on the other hand was a career NBA man, drafted sixth overall out of St. John's, Ellis went on to have a lengthy stint in the league that saw him capture an NBA championship with the Lakers in '72.