“We know how we’re going to work, we know how we want to play … That gives us a big step forward going into next year,” Van Gundy said.
Andre Drummond had 15 points and 19 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons turned their home finale into a rout, 116-77 over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday.
The Pistons will reevaluate Monroe on Wednesday before deciding whether he will play against the Philadelphia 76ers that night.
Detroit Pistons president and coach Stan Van Gundy can either choose to let this season go down as a lost year, hope to get a good draft pick and make all of his moves in the summer, or try to improve his team now.
A year ago, the Detroit Pistons might have let the New York Knicks walk out of the Palace with a comeback victory.
Greg Monroe Addresses Strange Offseason: ‘The Pistons Offered Me A Long-Term Deal…I Decided To Turn It Down’
This summer, Monroe did something almost unheard of for a frontline NBA player — he signed a one-year qualifying deal that costs him almost $10 million for this season.
“I’m just trying not to be in the newspaper,” Monroe allegedly told the police.
Less than 24 hours after signing a qualifying offer with the Pistons, forward Greg Monroe has been suspended by the NBA for two games.
The Detroit Pistons announced today that forward Greg Monroe has signed the team’s one-year qualifying offer for the 2014-15 season.
The deal will make Monroe a Piston through the upcoming season and later an unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2015.