Greg Monroe Won't Be On 2012 US Olympic Team, According to Report

With several players out of the Olympic pool with injury, the USA Basketball team is looking to make a couple additions and were considering Greg Monroe. However, Monroe will not be added to the team, according to a recent report.

  • Live
2 Total Updates since May 2, 2012
  • Updates 1
  • Articles 1
  • All Updates 2

Greg Monroe Will Not Be Added To Team USA, According To Report

With injuries to Dwight Howard and LaMarcus Aldridge this season, the U.S. Olympic basketball team is looking to make a couple additions to bolster their front court heading into the summer. Amongst consideration was supposedly Pistons' center Greg Monroe, along with the Kings' DeMarcus Cousins and rising rookie Anthony Davis out of Kentucky. However, Monroe is no longer under consideration, according to Jeff Zillgitt of the USA Today:

Zillgitt also ruled out Indiana Pacers' big man Roy Hibbert, who played for Jamaica in 2010 and FIBA rules preclude players from playing for different countries at the senior level.

For more on Greg Monroe and the Detroit Pistons, head over to Detroit Bad Boys. For more on the NBA in general, check out SB Nation's NBA hub at sbnation.com/NBA.

Continue

Greg Monroe Could Be Added To Pool Of Players For 2012 US Olympic Team

With several players out of the Olympic pool with injury, the USA Basketball team could be looking to add a few more players to the pool. The list of names being talked about includes Detroit Pistons center Greg Monroe.

Continue
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Detroit

You must be a member of SB Nation Detroit to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Detroit. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Detroit

You must be a member of SB Nation Detroit to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Detroit. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.