DJC Morning Drive: The Detroit Pistons And Greg Monroe


Mar 24, 2014; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Detroit Pistons forward

Greg Monroe

(10) warms up prior to the game against the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

The Detroit Pistons have made plenty of news this offseason. Usually teams make headlines for the players they signed in free agency but the Detroit Pistons biggest headlines have been made by the one they didn’t. News broke late Wednesday that the Pistons made their restricted free agent forward an 4 year $60 million dollar offer that would have made him the highest paid player on the roster.

But for some reason the offer wasn’t quite good enough for Greg Monroe who obviously feels he deserves a max offer.

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So what’s next for Greg Monroe and the Detroit Pistons.  The future is unclear.

What is clear is that the Detroit Jock City morning drive has all your Detroit Pistons and Greg Monroe links this and every Thursday.

From CBS Sports: Andre Drummond Expects Greg Monroe Back In Detroit

"“Greg knows what it is,” Drummond said at the Mendenhall Center on the UNLV campus. “I’ve told him multiple times that he needs to come on home. “I need him there, and all the guys would love to have him back as well. At the end of the day, he’s got to do what’s best for him and his family. “I still have high hopes, and I’m pretty sure he is coming home, so I’m excited for this season.”"

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  • From CBS Sports: Greg Monroe Talks Are At A Standstill

    "The Pistons have moved from the initial five-year, $60-million offer and an offer that’s slightly better than the four-year, $54-million deal that Josh Smith signed last summer is on the table."

    From Detroit Bad Boys: Maybe Greg Monroe’s Agent Is Crazy

    "Many people are ascribing motives to the parties involved — Monroe doesn’t want to be here; the Pistons don’t think he is worth much — and while I can’t get into anybody’s head, let me submit to readers an alternative scenario: perhaps Monroe’s agent David Falk is straight up nuts."

    From the Freep: Free Agency Not Working For Greg Monroe

    "And yet here we are less than two months away from the start of training camp and despite a full-court sales pitch, Monroe hasn’t signed his name to a contract."