Tag "Greg Monroe"

Grading the Detroit Pistons’ Draft

The Detroit Pistons have been seemingly in a state of purgatory in the NBA. Since the Chauncey Billups trade in 2008, the Pistons have not had a pick inside the top seven. And, to show how Detroit’s draft picks have done since then, said seventh pick was Greg Monroe. Although Andre Drummond has had some success in Motown, almost every other draft pick has had to find a different home to pan out… if they did. So, with the past questionable draft history in mind, let’s take a look at how Detroit did this year.

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Greg Monroe: The First Real Flaw in Stevens’ System

When the Boston Celtics picked up Greg Monroe back in early February, fans were excited to see if a classic big man could succeed under head coach Brad Stevens. Stevens is known for running a lineup that consists of versatile,

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Corey: Now’s the Time for Monroe to Prove Himself

Celtics big man Daniel Theis went down with a knee injury late in Saturday’s tilt with the Indiana Pacers, and it was later revealed that he would be out for the remainder of the season with a meniscus tear. The

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Celtics Forward out for Season

Boston Celtics’ reserve big man Daniel Theis suffered a torn left meniscus and will need to undergo season-ending surgery as a result of the injury according to Shams Charania. Sources: Celtics center Daniel Theis has suffered a torn meniscus in

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Boston Has Historic Game in Blowout Against Hornets

Boston extended their win streak coming out of the All-Star break and pummeled the Charlotte Hornets 134-106 on Wednesday. Bostons’ current streak sits at four straight, with the Houston Rockets up next, who are on an impressive tear of their

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Celtics Notebook: Rozier Shines in First Start

A trip out to Oracle Arena to meet the Golden State Warriors proved problematic for the C’s, as 49 points from Steph Curry was too much to overcome.  Kyrie Irving has 37 points in the losing effort. The Celts wrapped

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Players the Celtics Could Target With Their Disabled Player Exception

It’s been over two months since the Boston Celtics were awarded an $8.4 million Disabled Player Exception (DPE) following Gordon Hayward’s gruesome ankle injury, but general manager Danny Ainge has yet to utilize it. During the time since it was

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