According to the report, Detroit has moved on from a five-year, $60-million deal that Monroe was offered.
Monroe became a restricted free agent when Detroit extended a $5.48 million qualifying offer in June. Monroe has until Oct. 1 to sign that deal.
Monroe, 24, averaged 15.2 points and 9.3 rebounds while playing all 82 games last season for Detroit. In four NBA seasons, Monroe has averaged 14 points and 9 rebounds a game.
- Scooby Axson