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Phil Jackson speaks on Monroe's decision

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson is attending the NBA Summer League games in Las Vegas and was asked about free agency and the Knicks failing to land top free agent center Greg Monroe, who chose the Bucks.

Greg Monroe centered on winning with Bucks

Greg Monroe knew exactly what he wanted. The 25-year-old free agent center had four serious NBA suitors, but the Milwaukee Bucks rose quickly to the top of the list.
Brew Hoop Jul 9, 2015

Caponomics: Greg Monroe and Khris Middleton officially sign Bucks contracts, Zaza Pachulia joins list of dearly departed

Good news for the state of Wisconsin: Greg Monroe and Khris Middleton didn't change their mind about signing with the Milwaukee Bucks! A day after the DeAndre Jordan saga sent shockwaves from Texas to California, the ground proved decidedly firmer in Milwaukee on Thursday, as the Bucks introduced Monroe along with Middleton to the Milwaukee media on the first official day that free agents could sign new contracts with teams. Former teammates in Detroit during the 12/13 season, Middleton admitted to "bugging" Monroe to come to Milwaukee last week, though Monroe's agent David Falk noted that...
Detroit Bad Boys Jul 5, 2015

2015 NBA Free Agency: Reggie Jackson signs 5-year, $80 million deal with Pistons

You'll find no Greg Monroe-style drama here. The Detroit Pistons have reached an agreement with restricted free agent Reggie Jackson on a five-year, $80 million deal, according to Adrian Wajnarowski of Yahoo! A long-term agreement between the Pistons and their young point guard was expected the moment the Pistons traded for Jackson midway through last season. Unlike the ordeal last year with then-restricted free agent Greg Monroe, there was no drama in this negotiation. Now, Jackson will be in Detroit until 2019, presumably alongside his pick-and-roll partner Andre Drummond. Along with...
Posting and Toasting Jul 3, 2015

Why Robin Lopez fits the Knicks

We can first talk about what Robin Lopez doesn't do, if you want. Are you nodding? I can't actually see you. Okay, well, Robin Lopez isn't his brother, basically. He's also not LaMarcus Aldridge or Greg Monroe -- he won't create much for himself or others. You don't throw the ball to Robin Lopez and expect him to dance his way to a smooth bucket or attract help and whip a pass to the weak side. Neither is he a defensive rebound-gobbler for his position. Lopez isn't going to attack off the dribble often, nor is he much of a floor-spreader. He is not held in high regard for the smoothness of...

Anguish in New York over losing Monroe to Bucks

Greg Monroe was the New York Knicks' primary target in free agency.

Milwaukee Bucks reel in Monroe with $50 million deal

The Bucks grabbed 6-foot-11 Greg Monroe, one of the top-rated centers in free agency, on Thursday. In choosing the Bucks, Monroe spurned offers by the Knicks and Lakers.
Rip City Project Jul 2, 2015

Greg Monroe to sign with Bucks, complicate Blazers’ plans

Free agent center Greg Monroe has agreed to a 3yr/$50M max contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. The Portland Trail Blazers, New York Knicks, and Los Angeles Lakers also offered max contracts, but Monroe chose the Bucks because he deemed them the most playoff ready. Given the Trail Blazers’ […] Greg Monroe to sign with Bucks, complicate Blazers’ plans - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Trail Blazers strike out on free agent Greg Monroe, who lands with Milwaukee Bucks

The 6-11 big man agreed to a verbal contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, spurning the Blazers multiyear offer.

Lakers target Greg Monroe to sign max deal with Milwaukee

The Lakers already dwindling hopes of landing a major free agent took another blow on Thursday, when center Greg Monroe reportedly agreed to a three-year contract with the Milwaukee Bucks. The former Detroit center spurned max offers from the...

Bucks land free agent big man Greg Monroe: report

The Milwaukee Bucks have landed their big man.

Lakers Free Agency: Greg Monroe signing 3-year, $50 million contract with Bucks, according to report

Greg Monroe is joining a promising young core that's already a playoff squad in Milwaukee. Greg Monroe and the Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to terms of a three-year, $50 million contract with a player option on the final year, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. The Los Angeles Lakers flew in to Washington D.C. to meet with Monroe following their meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge, but the front office didn't bring the free agent back to Los Angeles. There are conflicting details on the money offered to Monroe that should be kept in mind. The Lakers reportedly did not offer Monroe a max...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 2, 2015
Greg Monroe leaves Detroit Pistons for three-year, $50-million deal with Bucks

Greg Monroe leaves Detroit Pistons for three-year, $50-million deal with Bucks

The Pistons never made the playoffs with Monroe, who averaged 14.3 points and 9.2 rebounds during five seasons in Detroit.
Blazersedge Jul 2, 2015

Greg Monroe Signs With Milwaukee Bucks, Spurns Portland Trail Blazers

Despite a full-court press from the Portland Trail Blazers, Greg Monroe has agreed to sign a maximum contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to Yahoo! Sports. Day Two started with another blow to the Portland Trail Blazers' free agency plans: Greg Monroe will join the Milwaukee Bucks. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Monroe will sign a three-year, $50 million deal with the Bucks. It will include a player option on the third year. Greg Monroe will sign a three-year, $50M deal with the Bucks, including the player option on the final year, sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski...
Brew Hoop Jul 2, 2015

Greg Monroe expected to sign max deal with Milwaukee Bucks (!!!)

The Milwaukee Bucks will get their big free agent fish after all. Or in this case their...Moose? Former Pistons big man Greg Monroe has reportedly agreed to a maximum contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, defying months of speculation that he would land in New York with the Knicks and giving the Bucks the interior scorer and rebounder they've long coveted. Adrian Wojanrowski (who else?) was the first to break the news this morning: Free agent Greg Monroe will sign a maximum contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 2,...

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