Found September 26, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Greg Monroe
TEAMS: Detroit Pistons
Greg Monroe's restricted free agency figures to dominate Detroit Pistons news in summer of 2014 which is precisely where the forward-center plans to keep it. Monroe made it clear today that he has no intention of fielding questions about his contractual future. When it was suggested that such questions are precisely what he figures to face throughout this season Monroe declared "No I'm not." He answered the question preemptively with the caveat that he has no intention of addressing it again. "I have an agent like everybody else in the NBA" Monroe said. "He's going to communicate with the front office. I'm here to play. And that's it. I'm not going to talk about it. If you ask about it I'm going to tell you I'm not going to talk about it." Monroe advised reporters to "circulate that to your friends." Even so it's safe to assume Monroe will hear the question about his next contract soon enough. Th...

Pistons' Greg Monroe says his focus is on court, not cash

Pistons center-turned-forward Greg Monroe was knee-deep in preparation for his position transition this season well aware it’s crucial to whatever success the Pistons could have but still paid enough attention to league news that could affect his future. 2010 draftmates Paul George (Indiana) agreed to a max-level contract extension and Sacramento’s DeMarcus Cousins is reported...

Detroit Pistons Debate: Was Mo Cheeks A Good Hire?

After discussing the possibility of the Pistons trading Greg Monroe last week, Brian and Anthony continue on in their debates about the Pistons. The topic this time is if the hiring of Mo Cheeks was a wise move. Brian Rzeppa I’m going to keep up with my positive outlook of the Pistons offseason and say ...The post Detroit Pistons Debate: Was Mo Cheeks A Good Hire? appeared first...

Did rapper ‘The Game’ punch Pistons' Brandon Jennings?

According to, Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings was out with friends celebrating his birthday at Lure nightclub’s popular day party “Toxic”. Apparently that’s Game’s preferred choice of club and he took exception to Jennings us of the club’s microphone. “Jennings was at Lure hosting his birthday party with friends, which didn’t sit well...

NBA Jam Designers Rigged Game to Favor Detroit Pistons Over Chicago Bulls

NBA Jam is one of the most popular sports franchises in video game history. And, apparently, the designers behind it were big fans of the Bad Boys. In an interview with’s The Gamer Blog, lead designer Mark Turmell admitted to rigging Bulls-Pistons matchups to favor Detroit. Did Scottie Pippen’s ratings in the game really drop when he played certain teams? It’s true...

Brandon Jennings: I Got Sucker Punched

Reports emerged Tuesday that Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings got punched in the face by rapper The Game after the two had a confrontation while Jennings was celebrating his birthday in LA last weekend. Jennings kept quiet about the allegations until late Tuesday night when he somewhat confirmed the spat by posting a photo of himself smiling with the caption “Sucker punch when...

Charlie Villanueva Will Actually Be Valuable To The Pistons This Year

Believe it or not, when the Detroit Pistons signed Charlie Villanueva, it was seen as a solid move and brought about generally positive reviews. He was a 24 year old that was nearly 7 feet tall, and was also someone who could score from anywhere on the court. The previous season, he had posted more ...The post Charlie Villanueva Will Actually Be Valuable To The Pistons This Year...

Detroit Pistons hosting very rare open practice for fans

The Detroit Pistons will host an open practice, very rare for a NBA team, at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Saturday, October 5 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., giving fans their first look at the 2013-14 Detroit Pistons team. Admission is free. This is quite rare for a NBA team to open up their practices to the fans. The event will feature a three-point shooting competition with...

Henry Bibby joins Detroit Pistons as assistant coach

New Detroit Pistons coach Maurice Cheeks has turned to an old teammate to round out his staff. The only surprise on the staff announced by the team today was longtime NBA assistant Henry Bibby 63 who played with Cheeks as point guards for the Philadelphia 76ers in the late 1970s. "He’s a guy that’s been around awhile for quite a few years who I used to play with"...

The Game says he did not punch Brandon Jennings in the face

For those of you who were unaware, there is a rumor floating around that Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings was punched in the face by rapper The Game at a club in Los Angeles over the weekend. The Game, who is a regular at Lure nightclub’s “Toxic” day party, supposedly got into it with Jennings […]

It’s official: That’s Coach Rasheed Wallace to you

You can just call him coach. We’d known for a while Rasheed Wallace was going to be hired by the Detroit Pistons as a coach and he had been working with players at the Pistons’ facilities prior to training camp opening next week. Now it’s official the Pistons announced — Rasheed Wallace has been added as a player development coach with the Pistons. Pistons big men Josh...

Andre Drummond throws his IPhone 5 into a pool

Upon hearing the news that the IPhone 5s has dropped, it appears that Detroit Pistons big man Andre Drummond decided to rid himself of his IPhone 5. Instead of taking it to his cell phone carrier, Andre decided to toss his old IPhone in a pool that he was chilling in: *** Andre Drummond image courtesy of Getty Images

Pistons Coaching Staff Announced for 2013-14

The Detroit Pistons coaching staff under Maurice Cheeks for the 2013-14 season was offically announced this afternoon. It was announced earlier today that frormer Memphis Grizzlies assistant coach Henry Bibby has been hired to the same position by the team Bibby joins Maz Trakh and John Loyer as the assistant coaches on the team. Rasheed ...The post Pistons Coaching Staff Announced...

Atlanta Hawks GM Danny Ferry standing by Budenholzer as Hawks open camp

The Hawks need all the stability they can get.

Corey Maggette Agrees To Camp Deal With Spurs

Corey Maggette has agreed to a camp deal with the San Antonio Spurs. Maggette most recently played for the Detroit Pistons.
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