Found August 29, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Greg Monroe
TEAMS: Detroit Pistons
Pistons center Greg Monroe is keeping a watchful eye on Hurricane Isaac. He's seen this all before. Exactly seven years ago, Monroe and his family left their Louisiana home with Hurricane Katrina fast approaching. They headed for Houston at around 3 a.m., according to the Pistons' team website, and then reportedly struggled, as did many other hurricane victims, to find a permanent home. Fortunately, their health was intact. Now, Monroe, the seventh overall pick in 2010 and an up-and-coming NBA big man, is gearing up again. In other words, as much as some things change, other things stay the same....

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The next player on the countdown is the only one to have his nickname taken from a Mel Gibson movie. The movie was Mad Max. That means the player is John Meeker. I thought about how long I could pretend that this was about John Meeker. I came up with 4 minutes. I didn't feel like writing about John for 4 minutes. There would be a lot of "He didn't play," and "...
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