How a famous comedian helped Bucks sign Greg Monroe

The Bucks took an interesting recruiting approach with Greg Monroe.
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The Wayans family has a long history in comedy. 

From the TV show In Living Color to multiple box office hits, the Wayans family has been making people laugh for multiple decades. Now they can add "basketball recruiters" to their list of accomplishments. 

Actor and comedian Marlon Wayans (White Chicks, Scary Movie, Requiem For A Dream) apparently played a role in helping the Milwaukee Bucks pull off one of this summer’s biggest free-agent heists when they landed Greg Monroe, fending off advances from big-market teams like the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks in the process. 

Here’s more from Brian Windhorst at on how Wayans helped the Bucks land Monroe: 

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