Pistons planning for all scenarios with Greg Monroe

Written By The Associated Press
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Detroit Pistons president of basketball operations Stan Van Gundy says the franchise is "comfortable" with the outcome of every scenario involving Greg Monroe.

Van Gundy told reporters Tuesday — while previewing the team's plans for Thursday's NBA draft — he wants good value for the restricted free agent if the franchise chooses to give him up in a sign-and-trade deal.

He insists even if the 24-year-old power forward gets offered a maximum contract by another team, the Pistons may determine they can live with paying him, Andre Drummond and Josh Smith a lot of money to essentially play two positions.

Van Gundy also says having Monroe sign a one-year qualifying offer that would make him an unrestricted free agent would be OK for the team, too.

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