First things first: It's July, and the first days of July at that, before the three NBA Summer Leagues, before shock waves from the frenzied start of free agency have settled and before the trades that will almost surely come.
Did the Suns prove Goran Dragic right? The trade of Marcus Morris — leaving his brother behind — is awkward at the least.
Damian Lillard agrees to five-year max extension with Blazers.
Monroe, the seventh overall pick by the Pistons in 2010, averaged 15.9 points and 10.2 rebounds per game last season.