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Greg Monroe
Greg Monroe
Position: F
Born: 06/04/90
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:250 lbs. / 113.4 kg.
Salary: $16,407,500
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One last great Falk story: During Greg Monroe’s free agency last summer, four teams offered him the max contract: two big-market teams, two small ones. One of the big markets focused its pitch on how Monroe could improve his brand and his marketing opportunities. Falk recalled Monroe replying, “I don’t consider myself a marketable player. I’m a center. I’m a low-key guy.” Monroe ended up picking Milwaukee over New York and Los Angeles, much to the bewilderment of casual observers. Monroe’s explanation: “I’m not a real estate agent, I’m a basketball player.”
Monroe’s numbers haven’t really changed in the reserve role. He’s still getting his share of points, shots and minutes. His low-post game has always been effective no matter the circumstances and now he has the added benefit of working against backup bigs. Monroe has also been a consummate pro about the situation. “That’s kind of like childish or elementary to me, when you talk about who’s starting,” Monroe told me after the team’s shootaround. “It’s really not that big of a deal. As long as I play and contribute while I’m on the floor, that’s what matters.”