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NOLA native Greg Monroe spurns Pels for Celtics

Greg Monroe prepped at Helen Cox. Source: Nola.com Greg Monroe prepped at Helen Cox. Source: Nola.com
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New Orleans native Greg Monroe will sign with Celtics according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Monroe will sign a one-year, $5M deal with Celtics, Pelicans could only offer $2.2M.

Wojnarowski also reported  Pels coach Alvin Gentry spoke to the Helen Cox alum in the aftermath of his contract buyout from the Suns. New Orleans offered Monroe the chance to be the starting center, but Monroe will join the Celtics with fewer assurances on playing time.

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