Bucks sign veteran center Greg Monroe to 10-day contract

Published February 6, 2022, 10:00 AMAssociated Press

The veteran center who played with the Bucks from 2015-17 is returning to Milwaukee on a 10-day contract.

After playing for the Bucks from 2015-17, Greg Monroe is returning to Milwaukee on a 10-day contract.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Veteran center Greg Monroe is back with the Milwaukee Bucks on a 10-day contract.

Monroe, 31, played 165 games for the Bucks from 2015-17. He played five games earlier this season with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Washington Wizards while on 10-day contracts with each of those teams.

In his five games of action this season, Monroe has averaged 5.6 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1 block in 16.2 minutes.

The 6-foot-11 center has played 637 career regular-season games with Detroit, Milwaukee, Phoenix, Boston, Toronto, Philadelphia, Minnesota and Washington. He has career averages of 13.1 points, 8.3 rebound, 2.1 assists and 1.1 steals.

During his previous stint with Milwaukee, Monroe averaged 13.3 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists. He started 67 of the 165 games he played for the Bucks.