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Projecting the best NBA combo bigs in 2015-16

Instead of cramming players into a specific position for simplicity’s sale, it’s better to identify certain power forwards and centers as what they actually are: both. The best NBA combo bigs are typically the result of small-ball lineups becoming commonplace around the league. Some power forwards simply don’t play an overwhelming majority of their minutes at the 4. But don’t...
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100 Best NBA Players- Milwaukee Bucks

(Jan. 6, 2015 – Source: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Senior Writer at Hoopstuff… With the season rapidly approaching, I’ve compiled a list of the league’s top 100 current players. The following is a breakdown of which Milwaukee Bucks players made the list and where they’re ranked: C/PF Greg Monroe (Rank: 46th) Monroe surprised many...
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Three questions the Bucks face heading into training camp

With training camp about to tip off, here’s what to watch for as your favorite team prepares for the 2015-16 season. Some of these questions will be answered quickly; others could linger into the regular season. Either way, here are three things that will define the first month of this new season: Can Milwaukee account for Greg Monroe's deficiencies? Greg Monroe is often described...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Greg Monroe fits in Milwaukee's system

The Milwaukee Bucks made one of the biggest free agent splashes this offseason when they signed former Detroit Pistons big man Greg Monroe. While Monroe doesn't bring a great defensive reputation with him to Milwaukee, there's reason to believe the pairing is a perfect fit on both ends of the court. Here's Matt Moore at CBS Sports with more:  "This can work, especially when you...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

What the Greg Monroe signing means for the Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks signed an upper-echelon free agent. While you let that last sentence settle in for a second, let’s look at what the signing of big man Greg Monroe means for the previously downtrodden franchise. By adding the former lottery pick on a three-year, $50 million contract, Milwaukee made it known that it will continue to be players for top-end free agents in the...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Monroe Gets Max Contract With Bucks

Last summer, Greg Monroe gambled on himself by accepting a one-year qualifying offer with the Detroit Pistons in hopes of earning a max contract. This summer, he’s collecting the payout. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Monroe will sign a max deal with the Milwaukee Bucks. Free agent Greg Monroe will sign a maximum contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, league source...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe on the Pistons: “I don’t want to be anywhere I’m not wanted”

The end of the Greg Monroe era in Detroit continues to be inscribed on that Palace wall, this time according to Greg Monroe himself. Talking to his hometown newspaper New Orleans Advocate, the Pistons big man Monroe talked of Detroit going in a ‘different direction’ and that he (Monroe) didn’t  “want to be anywhere (he’s) not wanted.” “Stan had smaller teams in...
Via The Majors Detroit
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Greg Monroe has free agent visits scheduled with 4-5 teams

Unrestricted free agent Greg Monroe currently has four to five free agent visits on his schedule this offseason. Of those four to five teams two things are known, the New York Knicks made the list while the Detroit Pistons didn’t. Hearing that Greg Monroe has four or five meetings for free agency. East and West teams. One is the Knicks, a strong candidate. — Jared Zwerling...
Via The Majors Detroit
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Greg Monroe to the Knicks Already a Done Deal?

NBA free agency won’t be starting up until the summer. The Association’s regular season hasn’t even wrapped up yet. This doesn’t mean that it’s too early to look at what promises to be a pretty good class of free agents. According to Frank Isola of the NY Daily News, New York Knicks President Phil Jackson is doing just that. Maybe the worst kept secret in the NBA is that...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks almost certain to sign Greg Monroe

The New York Knicks will have plenty of money to spend this offseason, and Phil Jackson is determined to turn one of the worst teams in the NBA into a contender by building around Carmelo Anthony. Perhaps he will start with Greg Monroe. According to Frank Isola of the NY Daily News, the Knicks are...Read More
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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