The NBA has suspended Detroit Pistons PF/C Greg Monroe for driving while being visibly impaired. Monroe pleaded guilty to driving visibly impaired and will be receiving no pay at all during this time. Monroe signed the qualifying offer with the Pistons this year, which means he will become a free agent next Summer.
Greg Monroe suspended for two games without pay for pleading guilty to driving while visibly impaired, NBA announces. #Pistons
— Ryan Field (@RyanFieldABC) September 9, 2014
Greg Monroe has released a statement on this incident:
Statement from the Pistons and Greg Monroe on Monroe's driving while visibly impaired violation: pic.twitter.com/TfN34qBUJf
— Jeff Zillgitt (@JeffZillgitt) September 9, 2014
How much money will Monroe lose for this? Here you go:
#NBA susp #Pistons Greg Monroe 2 games for pleading guilty to driving while visibly impaired. h/t @Al_Iannazzone Susp=$109,599 in lost wages
— Robert Raiola, CPA (@SportsTaxMan) September 9, 2014
We also have an update on PJ Tucker’s suspension:
The NBA suspended Greg Monroe 2 games, like past DUI-type penalties. P.J. Tucker likely got a 3-game penalty due to his charge's DUI level.
— Paul Coro (@paulcoro) September 9, 2014
Credit to the original owner for the photo.
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