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Monroe, Drummond lead Pistons over Pacers, 119-109

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Greg Monroe had 19 points and 15 rebounds, Andre Drummond scored 20 points and the Detroit Pistons ended a four-game skid with a 119-109 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night. Brandon Jennings scored 14 and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope added 15 for the Pistons. Roy Hibbert paced Indiana with 19 points, but foul trouble sent him to the bench in the...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Apologize To And Pay Greg Monroe

  (Source: Getty Images) Detroit Pistons: Apologize To And Pay Greg Monroe By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Detroit Pistons weren’t able to re-sign Greg Monroe in the offseason. Why? Mainly because they were trying to deal with the Josh Smith problem, as he was making too much money and wasn’t a fit with Greg Monroe and franchise player Andre Drummond...
Via HoopStuff
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons – Who should be traded, Monroe or Smith?

The Detroit Pistons have sputtered out of the gate to a startling 5-21 record.  They are dead last in the Central Division and hold the 3rd worst record in the Eastern Conference, with the exception of the New York Knicks and the Philadelphia 76ers.  With a roster loaded full of talent and potential All-Stars, Piston fans haven’t had much to cheer for. In the offseason, the Pistons...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

With Season A Wreck, Detroit Pistons Should Now Be Open To Starting Rebuild With Trades

Reports had the Detroit Pistons dangling Greg Monroe, and asking for a first-round pick in return. Both Stan Van Gundy and Monroe disagreed. (mariselise, Flickr) The Detroit Pistons recently managed to put together a modest two game winning streak amongst plenty of early-season futility, but the abrupt surge of victories did little to change their season trajectory. Things have...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons Could Trade Greg Monroe, Others

At 5-19 on the season, it’s rather evident that the current group of Detroit Pistons players simply aren’t getting it done. Short of a complete turnaround, which seems unlikely, this could lead to wholesale changes on the roster. And according to numerous reports, the team could soon go into full “firesale mode.” The Sporting News is indicating that Detroit wants a first...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Monroe Wants Trade; Pistons Asking For First-Round Pick

Greg Monroe does not want to stick around with the Detroit Pistons. But that doesn’t mean he’ll come at a cheap price. The 24-year-old big man badly wants out of Detroit, but the Pistons are seeking a first-round pick in return, sources told the Sporting News on Monday. Monroe and the Pistons failed to agree on a long-term contract this offseason, a...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons weekly: Losing streak is over

On Friday night, the Detroit Pistons (5-19) won for the first time since Nov. 14, ending a 13-game, 27-day losing streak. They followed that up with another win the following night, and now the Pistons are no longer at the bottom of ESPN’s NBA Power Rankings. Detroit is moving up in the NBA world, not every far up, but it’s a start. The week that was (12/8 – 12/14) The Pistons...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons asking for a first round pick for Greg Monroe

The Detroit Pistons are nothing short of a complete disaster, and arguably no one feels that more than PF/C, Greg Monroe. After failing to come to terms on an extension with the Pistons, Monroe decided to go the unconventional route, and signed his qualifying offer this season for just 5.5 million dollars. At the time, many believed that Monroe did this as opposed to signing an offer...
Via Celtics Life
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons want 1st rounder for Greg Monroe

The Sporting News’ Sean Devaney says Greg Monroe wants out of Detroit and the Pistons are seeking a 1st round pick in return: “Everyone knows he wants out of there,” the source told SN. “There is almost nothing he would shoot down.” Now the Pistons face the prospect of trying to deal Monroe on a short-term basis. Detroit has included a first-round pick as the cost of...
Via Red's Army
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Police: Greg Monroe urinated on himself during booking

Detroit Pistons' forward Greg Monroe, who pleaded guilty to impaired driving in April, “urinated on himself during the booking process,” according to a Huntington Woods, Mich., police report obtained by Michigan Live. Huntington Woods police just released video of the Feb. 13 traffic stop and arrest. Police stopped Monroe because of a defective headlight.  "I'm just trying...
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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