Signaling what the Milwaukee Bucks hope is the end of their frustrating futility, center Greg Monroe has signed a three-year, $50 million contract. The deal was first reported last week, but could not yet be made official because of the NBA’s signing moratorium.
In five seasons with the Detroit Pistons, Monroe averaged 15.9 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. Monroe said this was purely a basketball decision, spurning offers to play for the Knicks or Lakers.
“The aspirations, the thing they had in place…nothing else mattered than basketball to me,” Monroe said. “I’m starving for the playoffs…they were [Read more…]