One indirect by-product of last night's lottery drawing is it likely increases the chances of Greg Monroe signing w/ the Knicks
Other candidates for NBA Kennedy award: Magic's Tobias Harris, Piston's Greg Monroe, Clippers' Chris Paul, Grizzlies' Zach Randolph.
Phil contacted Elton Brand last year because Elton's agent is David Falk, who represented Michael Jordan & now reps, drum roll, Greg Monroe.
2015 FA Greg Monroe also said he could see himself returning to DET this summer & that he doesn't expect his FA to be a drawn out process.
Greg Monroe: "(Phil's) been where everybody dreams about going when they play in this league. He knows & understands what it takes to win."
Greg Monroe on Phil Jackson: "Anyone who has had as much success as he has.. it’s not hard to be comfortable with the decisions they make."
Greg Monroe says at morning shootaround @ Garden he'll meet with Phil Jackson if he's interested July 1. Sez decision won't be "drawn out.''