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Detroit Pistons: What Should Be Their Starting Five?

Detroit Pistons: What Should Be Their Starting Five? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Yes, the Pistons still haven’t resigned Greg Monroe, but they are likely too and I will be assuming that he is a Piston next season. You will also see that Josh Smith isn’t a starter, because even if they cannot trade him, Monroe is the better player at power forward and they...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pros and cons of Greg Monroe and Josh Smith

Detroit Pistons head coach and President of Basketball Operations Stan Van Gundy and GM Jeff Bower have a tough decision to make. They have to decide whether to keep young and improving forward Greg Monroe or to keep talented, but troublesome, Josh Smith. Monroe is a restricted free agent and Smith has 3 years and $40 million left on his deal. Oh and they both play the same position...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: What’s going on with Greg Monroe?

The Detroit Pistons still haven’t gotten anywhere with restricted free agent Greg Monroe. The free agency period has been going for 24 days now, and all has been relatively quiet on the Monroe front. We don’t know much about what Monroe’s been up to this offseason. But we do know that he has yet to execute any of the three options at his disposal: sign another team’s offer...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: What’s Greg Monroe’s Value?

Detroit Pistons: What’s Greg Monroe’s Value? By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer/Hoopstuff… It’s now more than three weeks since the start of free agency and most of the top end players on the market have been signed. Yet one of the Detroit Pistons’ valuable big man, Greg Monroe, remains in limbo – not actively shopping himself to other teams or entertaining meetings with...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons' Greg Monroe signing offer a distinct 'possibility'

Detroit Pistons coach and president of basketball operations Stan Van Gundy took questions from the media last week about the contract impasse with restricted free agent Greg Monroe after introducing free agent pickups D.J. Augustin and Caron Butler. Here are some of his answers. Question: How realistic is it, compared to a month ago, that Monroe will take the qualifying offer?...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks and Pistons discussing trade that would send Greg Monroe to New York

Greg Monroe could bolster the front line of the Knicks The New York Knicks and Detroit Pistons are reportedly working on a sign and trade deal that would send Greg Monroe to the Big Apple. The Pistons are looking for J.R. Smith and a first round pick, while the Knicks are offering Smith and a second round pick. The Knicks couldn’t give up a first round pick until 2018. The NBA...
Via Pass The Pill
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Rumors: Phoenix considering offering Greg Monroe an offer sheet

With the frenzy stage of NBA Free Agency over, the remaining free-agents begin to carve their path to finding their new homes or remaining with their current team. A hot rumor going around now is that the Phoenix Suns are intrigued about the possibility of a Eric Bledsoe-Greg Monroe pairing and are considering making him an offer sheet, according to Jordan Schultz of the Huffington...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Uptempo Suns considering signing Greg Monroe to offer sheet

According to Dan Feldman at the Phoenix Suns are considering signing Greg Monroe of the Detroit Pistons to an offer sheet. This move doesn't make much sense considering Monroe is more of a traditional big man that will anchor your defense as opposed to someone who fits in with Phoenix's NBA fifth highest scoring offense last season.Having said that, for Danny...
Via Celtics Life
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Suns interested in RFA Greg Monroe

TweetAccording to a report from Huffington Post’s Jordan Schultz, the Phoenix Suns are considering extending an offer sheet for Pistons restricted free agent Greg Monroe: Hearing Suns may be considering a Greg Monroe offer. They have space to get both him and Bledsoe but would lose cap flexibility long-term. — Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report) July 20, 2014 Phoenix has been struggling...
Via Los That Sports Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The complicated struggle of Greg Monroe's situation in Detroit

The Greg Monroe situation in Detroit is what I would refer to as ... perilous. Monroe was drafted by the Detroit Pistons in 2010 and for two years, he was supposed to be the future of the franchise. The problem was that the present of the franchise was an epic freaking disaster. You can talk about the Knicks and all of their drama. You can talk about how the Lakers fell apart or...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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