Pistons' Greg Monroe admits team had chemistry issues

Greg Monroe, on the day his fourth NBA season ended and perhaps the occasion of his final Detroit Pistons game, was asked what the team needs to do to reverse its fates in the short term. "Um. ... I mean. ... Ahm. ... Well, um." He was saved by an offer to restrict the answer to personnel, and given that out, said more perimeter shooting would be nice. Later, Monroe...
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Greg Monroe Doesn’t Think Pistons Had Good Team Chemistry

Photo Credit: Carlos Osorio/AP Pistons forward Greg Monroe, who is scheduled to become a restricted free agent this summer, took an opportunity to address questions about the Pistons team at the end of a disappointing season following a 112-111 loss to the OKC Thunder. Naturally, the subject of team chemistry came up, which would be expected for a team that has been a disappointment...
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Pistons win second straight, snap 10-game skid in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) -- Rodney Stuckey scored 29 points, Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond each had a double-double and the Detroit Pistons snapped a 10-game skid in Atlanta with a 102-95 victory over the Hawks on Tuesday night. With four games remaining in the regular season, the Hawks hold a two-game lead over New York for the eighth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot. Paul Millsap...
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Greg Monroe disturbed by Pistons' lack of effort

It takes a special type of bad for a team to lose by 30 points to a squad that hasn’t won in two months, but the Pistons rose — or lowered themselves — to the occasion in ending the Philadelphia 76ers’ national nightmare. Now, one has to wonder if this past weekend was the start of a different kind of nightmare for the Pistons, one that will have a segment of fans happy...
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Detroit Pistons Trade Rumors: Greg Monroe Staying Put Barring a ‘Blockbuster’

Greg Monroe has been floated as a possible chip ahead of the NBA’s trade deadline, which occurs on Feb. 20. The 23-year-old Monroe will be a restricted free agent after this season, and he’s part of a frontline including Josh Smith and Andre Drummond that’s struggled to coexist. But’s David Aldridge shot down the notion that the Pistons could trade Monroe, unless...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards possibly interested in Pistons' Greg Monroe

The Washington Wizards are reportedly interested in acquiring Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe.  Washington plans to pursue the big man in either free agency or before the NBA trade deadline, Alex Kennedy of reports.With Detroit sitting with a 17-24 record, the team may look ahead to the future and entertain trade offers for Monroe."One player who...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The hypothesized Greg Monroe trade that (sorta) makes sense

If there were a power ranking in regard to NBA players names being plugged into ESPN’s Trade Machine, Greg Monroe would be at or near the top of the list. The 23-year-old Monroe is set to hit free agency this summer and more than likely in search of a maximum-level contract. Although Monroe has been a proven post scorer and proficient rebounder, he’s struggled on the defensive...
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons potential free agent targets: 2014-15

Will Greg Monroe be a Piston after 2014? Every Detroit Pistons season preview I’ve read over the past four or five months has pretty much had the same conclusion: Joe Dumars took a step forward this summer, but the Pistons are far from a completed project. I’ve seen predictions that the Pistons will land somewhere between sixth and ninth place in the East with no chance whatsoever...
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

The Detroit Pistons can finally shift their attention

AUBURN HILLS- Joe Dumars claimed to have selected the consensus top coach available this off-season when he and Tom Gores came to agreement to hire new head coach; Maurice Cheeks. “I think you try to hire the best person for your particular team or particular situation. It doesn’t become a popularity contest. It becomes who can best connect with your team and your players....
June 16, 2013  |  1 Comment

Detroit Pistons: What should they do in the 2013 NBA draft?

Between Stephen Curry making it rain on every defender that crosses his path, Carmelo Anthony shooting 10 percent from the field (clearly a joke… kind of), and Nate Robinson putting on for little men everywhere, I’ve had the opportunity to breakaway from the highly entertaining 2013 NBA playoffs and look into the upcoming 2013 NBA Draft which will be held on June 27 at the Barclays...
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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