Cohen 8-Ball: To Keep Or To Trade?
Cohen's Analysis (Feb. 3, 2014): There was always an inclination that Monroe could be the odd-man out if the big frontline experiment failed. While Andre Drummond has blossomed rather quickly and with Josh Smith’s contract perhaps too undesirable to trade, Monroe may be the source to help Detroit restructure and more specifically balance out its roster.
The Pistons are desperate for improved guard play. If an opposing team was willing to relinquish a proven and accomplished wing, Detroit may not shy away from making a big splash at the deadline.
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