Greg Monroe asked Pistons to scout Andre Drummond before NBA Draft


Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News on Greg Monroe:

"He doesn’t get involved in personnel matters but, unsolicited, he went to the front office during the college basketball season and asked the Pistons to take a long hard look at Andre Drummond."

I hope – and believe – the Pistons would have drafted Andre Drummond without Monroe’s input, but good for Monroe not to take that chance.

This, at minimum, strongly hints Monroe believes he’d play well with Drummond. It’s a shame they’ve spent just 248 minutes on the floor together – the 37th-most-used combination on the Pistons, according to