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Lets start with the resume, shall we.
An NBA championship and Finals MVP honors in 2004, a 5-time All-Star, All-NBA second team (2006), 2-time All-NBA third team (2007, 2009), 2-time NBA All-Defensive second team (2005, 2006), to go along with awards both in the community and around the league in citizenship and being recognized by teammates.
Through it all, Chauncey Billups has been a consummate professional since coming into the league in 1997 and since playing for Boston, Toronto, Denver, Minnesota, Denver, New York and the Los Angeles. And now after signing with Detroit two weeks ago in a reunion, the soon-to-be 37-year old point guard feels he can provide leadership both on and off the court.
Billups also has something to prove.
With his polished credentials, respect from teammates and opponents around the league, one of the “good guys” around the game still feels he has something to prove?
Well, sort of. After spending the last two seasons playing off of ...
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The Pistons acquired Brandon Jennings from the Bucks in a sign-and-trade deal. Did the point guard tip news of the trade with a shirt?
Chauncey Billups was not disappointed in leaving the Los Angeles Clippers to sign with the Detroit Pistons this offseason, and he admits he did not like playing shooting guard next to Chris Paul.
"I definitely wasn't disappointed," Billups said. "I didn't want to be a two-guard anyway. I did it there because it's a way for me to get on the floor. You...
Point guard Brandon Jennings was traded to the Detroit Pistons earlier this week, and this picture of Jennings wearing a Pistons jersey as a kid has just surfaced on the Internet. It’s quite the coincidence considering Jennings grew up in Compton, California, but then again Grant Hill was just awfully awesome in the ’90s and sold a ton of jerseys. I’m pretty sure I wore this...
Detroit Pistons: The Best and Worst Off-Season Moves By The Detroit Pistons
By Anthony Groves: HoopStuff Staff Writer
Best: 1st Round Draft Pick – Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, 8th pick
-This move fills a huge void at the two spot for the Detroit Pistons. During his sophomore year at the Georgia, Caldwell-Pope made huge leaps in his offensive game. He saw increases in his field...
The Detroit Tigers made two trades in two days right before the trade deadline, in hopes to bring a much-awaited World Series title to Motown.
Over the past few weeks the Pistons have made noise as well, bringing back Detroit favorite Chauncey Billups and acquiring two all-star caliber players in Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings.
The Lions placed one more boulder on the already huge...
It’s been a few years since we’ve been able to say it, but the Detroit Pistons seems to be make strategic moves to become relevant again. On the eve of the Major League Baseball trade deadline, two NBA teams got together today and made some noise. The Detroit Pistons completed a sign-and-trade deal with the Milwaukee Bucks for Brandon Jennings, giving the high-motor, undersized...
Brandon Jennings found out that he’s not yet worth $12 million per season, and he also got the change of scenery he was seeking.
Jennings will now try to fit in with the long lineage of great point guards in Detroit, and even though he didn’t get the money he was seeking, he is happy.
While playing in a pickup game with friend and Raptors forward Amir Johnson, Jennings told the Toronto...
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Detroit Pistons have acquired point guard Brandon Jennings from the Milwaukee Bucks for point guard Brandon Knight and two prospects.
The person, who spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the trade hasn't been announced, says Jennings has agreed to a $24 million, three-year contract with the Pistons...
The Detroit Pistons apparently aren’t done dealing.
Reports say the Pistons are nearing a sign-and-trade agreement that would send point guard Brandon Jennings to Detroit. The deal would be 3 years at approximately $24 million or possibly more.
ESPN’s Marc Stein and Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski are reporting the negotiations.
Jennings 23 averaged 17.5 points 6.5 assists...
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The Pistons’ offseason hasn’t stopped since it began, as they are reportedly agreed to a sign-and-trade deal Tuesday, acquiring restricted free agent Brandon Jennings from the Milwaukee Bucks for Brandon...
Brandon Jennings brings another young player with star potential to the Pistons, who have had their busiest, most exciting offseason in recent memory.
The pundits are already lining up to crush Joe Dumars in the press. Why would he trade anything to get streaky, moody Brandon Jennings on the Detroit Pistons?
Why, you ask? Because Dumars literally had no other choice. If he had sat...