he Detroit Pistons will host LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Jan. 27 and Feb. 24.
A restricted free agent, the 24-year-old Monroe had limited options this season if he wanted to part ways with the Pistons.
New Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy has consistently stated that Detroit wants to keep Monroe, and Van Gundy has said he talks to Monroe’s agent, David Falk, on a regular basis.
There are only seven weeks to go before the start of NBA training camp and every team in the Central Division has had at least one very significant roster shakeup.
“We are pleased to announce the addition of some quality people to our coaching and basketball operations staffs,” Van Gundy stated.
Former Miami Heat great Tim Hardaway is now an assistant coach with the Detroit Pistons.
Will Jennings improve this season?
Richardson’s time in Orlando overlapped with the tenure of Stan Van Gundy, who was the head coach of the Magic from 2007 to 2012.
The U.S. men’s national team cut John Wall, Bradley Beal and Paul Millsap on Monday, a person with knowledge of the details said, leaving the roster at 16 players.
Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe’s traditional style makes him a difficult fit in today’s NBA, Mahoney writes.