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It is OK if you do not know much about Greg Monroe. He is kind of a quiet guy to begin with, but playing for the 9-21 Pistons pushes him further into the shadows.
As the calendar turns to 2013, it might be time to see the improvement this third-year player is making and the growth coming from the multi-talented center. He already has his first career triple double, scoring 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists in a game against Sacramento in early November.
That game was very much a notice to the rest of the league that "Moose" is loose, and he is hoping to make his impact on the league.
"Greg has always been a very talented passer," Pistons coach Lawrence Frank said in late November. "Greg has a very good offensive feel. I call him like a multiple tool player. He leads our break as well as anyone. He makes good decisions. He has point center-point forward qualities to his game. Very good passer. Has improved his shooting. Good ball handler. He i...
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The Pistons are slowly starting to play young players a little more, but they aren't fully committed to doing a complete rebuild of the team at this moment.
If you haven’t read it, go back to read the rise and fall of
the Houston Rockets on Grantland (Link Here). In that three-part retrospective, they’ve
covered the rise, the peak, and the eventual fall of the Houston Rockets, the
only team to disrupt the Los Angeles Lakers from reaching the NBA finals in
every NBA season in the 1980’s. It’s...
Josh Smith scored 31 points, Al Horford added 22 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Detroit Pistons 126-119 in double overtime on Wednesday night.
The Hawks blew a 22-point, fourth-quarter lead as Detroit reserves Will Bynum and Charlie Villanueva scored a combined 26 points in the final period of regulation.
Atlanta has won two straight and eight of 12. Detroit has lost seven of nine...
Road victories have been difficult to come by for the Detroit Pistons, and the few they've earned have not come against top-tier competition.
They're coming off one such win but will visit a much better opponent and a city where they haven't won in nearly five years as they face the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.
The Pistons (9-21) had dropped six straight before...
Looking for the block of Wednesday night in the National Basketball Association? You need to check out this block from Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith.
It happened in their game against the Detroit Pistons as he swats Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey's put-back attempt: