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NBA: Dallas 113, Detroit 102

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 points and Vince Carter added 18 more Saturday in the Dallas Mavericks' 113-102 win over Detroit.

NBA: Detroit 115, Atlanta 107

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Greg Monroe had 22 points and 15 rebounds to lead a balanced attack that carried the Detroit Pistons over shorthanded Atlanta 115-107 Friday.
Report: Boston Celtics want two first-round picks for Rajon Rondo

Report: Boston Celtics want two first-round picks for Rajon Rondo

BOSTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Boston Celtics would allegedly be willing to trade point guard Rajon Rondo for two unprotedcted first-round picks at NBA trade deadline.
Evan Bleier

NBA: Detroit 109, San Antonio 100

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Brandon Jennings scored 21 points Monday and the Detroit Pistons bested San Antonio 109-100 in their first game under interim Coach John Loyer.

NBA: Detroit 113, Philadelphia 96

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Andre Drummond scored 22 points on 10-of-11 shooting from the field Saturday and the Detroit Pistons romped to a 113-96 victory over Philadelphia.

NBA: Dallas 116, Detroit 106

DALLAS, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Dirk Nowitzki highlighted a balanced attack with 28 points Sunday and the Dallas Mavericks broke a two-game skid with a 116-106 win over Detroit.

NBA: Detroit 104, Washington 98

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Josh Smith heated up in the second half, scoring 20 points after the break in the Detroit Pistons' 104-98 victory over Washington.
J.R. Smith says he learned lesson from benching

J.R. Smith says he learned lesson from benching

Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Knicks' J.R. Smith said he learned not to goof around and to be more professional from benching and fine.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com

NBA: Detroit 110, Phoenix 108

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Josh Smith overcame a late mistake with two key baskets down the stretch Saturday, finishing with 25 points in Detroit's 110-108 win over Phoenix.
NY Knicks guard J.R. Smith is having a bad week

NY Knicks guard J.R. Smith is having a bad week

Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Knicks guard J.R. Smith fined $50,000 by the NBA and benched during NY's win over Miami due to bizarre shoelaces incidents.
Evan Bleier

Knicks' J.R. Smith fined $50,000 for untying opponents' shoelaces

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith, previously warned about untying opponents' shoelaces, Wednesday was fined $50,000 for doing it again.

NBA: New York 89, Detroit 85

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Carmelo Anthony pumped in 34 points and Andrea Bargnani supplied a double-double Tuesday, igniting the New York Knicks over reeling Detroit 89-85.

NBA: Memphis 112, Detroit 84

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Jon Leuer led a balanced Memphis attack with 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds Sunday in the Grizzlies' 112-84 victory over Detroit.

NBA: Washington 106, Detroit 99

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- John Wall scored nine of his 29 points during a fourth-quarter surge Monday, sending Washington past Detroit 106-99 for a home-and-home sweep.

NBA: Washington 106, Detroit 82

WASHINGTON, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- John Wall's double-double of 20 points and 11 assists Saturday powered Washington over Detroit 106-82 for the Wizards' fourth win in five games.
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Georgetown Hoyas Greg Monroe (10) and Marquette Golden Eagles Jimmy Butler fight for a rebound in the second half at the NCAA Big East Basketball Championship Semifinals at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 12, 2010. Georgetown defeated Marquette 80-57 and advances to the finals. UPI/John Angelillo
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Gregory Keith Monroe, Jr. (born June 4, 1990 in Harvey, Louisiana) is a professional basketball center for the Detroit Pistons. He was drafted by the Pistons in the 2010 NBA Draft with the 7th overall pick. In his freshman season at Georgetown University he was named Big East Rookie of the Year.

Monroe attended Helen Cox High School in Harvey, Louisiana. As a senior in 2008 he was selected to the McDonald's All-American Team and earned Parade Magazine All-America first team honors.

He was selected as the 7th pick by the Detroit Pistons at the 2010 NBA Draft. On July 7, 2010, Monroe signed with the Pistons. Monroe will apparently be the last Pistons player to wear the #10 jersey, as the Pistons retired the number for Dennis Rodman at halftime of a game against the Bulls on April 1, 2011.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Greg Monroe."
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