18 Facts About Greg Monroe

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Greg Monroe was drafted by the Detroit Pistons in the 2010 NBA draft with the seventh overall pick and became the last Pistons player to wear the number 10 jersey, as the Pistons retired the number for Dennis Rodman in 2011.

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Greg Monroe was selected with the seventh overall pick in the first round of the 2010 NBA draft by the Detroit Pistons.

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3.

Greg Monroe made his NBA regular season debut on October 30,2010 against the Chicago Bulls.

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4.

Greg Monroe came off the bench to score 2 points and 3 rebounds in 7 minutes.

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5.

On May 4,2011, Greg Monroe placed sixth in NBA Rookie of the Year voting totals, finishing closely behind Gary Neal of San Antonio.

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6.

On September 8,2014, it was announced Greg Monroe signed the Pistons' qualifying offer, thus making him an unrestricted free agent in 2015.

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7.

On July 9,2015, Greg Monroe signed a three-year, $50 million contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.

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8.

Between February 9 and March 7,2016, Greg Monroe had a 12-game bench stint as head coach Jason Kidd tinkered with his line-up.

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9.

On November 7,2017, Greg Monroe was traded, along with the rights to a protected future first-round pick and a 2018 protected second-round pick, to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for Eric Bledsoe.

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10.

Greg Monroe was dealing with a left calf strain upon arriving in Phoenix.

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11.

Greg Monroe played amid speculation that he could be traded or have his contract bought out.

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12.

Greg Monroe became the first Celtics center to record a triple-double since Robert Parish did it on March 29,1987.

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13.

On February 7,2019, Greg Monroe was traded to the Brooklyn Nets with a 2021 second-round pick in exchange for cash considerations.

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14.

Greg Monroe was not re-signed by the Celtics upon the expiration of his 10-day contract.

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15.

On November 5,2021, Greg Monroe signed with the Capital City Go-Go of the NBA G League.

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16.

On December 27,2021, Greg Monroe signed a 10-day deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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17.

On January 6,2022, Greg Monroe signed a 10-day contract with the Washington Wizards.

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18.

Greg Monroe appeared in two games for the Wizards before his contract expired and he returned to Capital City.

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