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Last season: 42-40 — good enough for a middling playoff seed and a first round sweep at the hands of the Boston Celtics. Head Coach: Mike D’Antoni, who has an intriguing roster but will have to step out of his comfort zone. As a playmaker, Toney Douglas isn’t Steve Nash…or Raymond Felton…or Chauncey Billups. As…
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It took him several days, but Chauncey Billups finally decided he's on board.
His decision wasn't easy. Billups thought about retirement. He thought about the indignity of being waived by the New York Knicks. He thought about having to relocate to a new city and put on another uniform.
But in the end, Billups opted to play for the Clippers. There must have been a sigh...
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Imagine you'd shown this photograph to Chauncey Billups one year ago.
When Chauncey Billups was dealt by Detroit to Denver in November 2008, it was with the expectation that he'd retire with the Nuggets, his home team. Billups was the consummate hometown kid -- a four-year standout at George Washington High School in the Washington...
The Los Angeles Clippers expect point guard Chauncey Billups to practice with them Thursday morning after he meets with coach Vinny Del Negro Wednesday evening.
Even Clippers All-Star forward Blake Griffin has seen how things have changed in Clipperland.
Griffin already has noticed that the target has shifted a little bit because of what the Clippers have done in recent days.
They acquired Chauncey Billups on Monday by winning the waiver auction bid when the New York Knicks used the new amnesty provision to release him.
Billups was at...
The Los Angeles Clippers raided the NY Knicks by placing the winning big for amnesty player, Chauncey Billups, who was waived by the NY Knicks. The Knicks were to have paid him over 14 Mil this season and the Clippers engaged his services for a mere 2 Mil. What a deal! Chauncey Billups is a 5 time All Star who many would think should be washed up by now at age 35. Last season...
The concept of playing for the Los Angeles Clippers and working with old friends Chris Paul and Mo Williams is starting to grow on Chauncey Billups, who up until now was slow in embracing his new surroundings.
Our resident NBA nerd David Kay is on vacation this week; in a much warmer place. However, being out of the country hasn’t stopped him from being on top of the news. He’s got a lot to say on what’s been going on with the league this week.
Los Angeles Clippers claim PG Chauncey Billups
Billups was a casualty of the NBA’s amnesty rule as this move needed to be made in order...
PHOENIX -- With 12 days left before their official season premier, the Phoenix Suns staged a split-squad, casual-dress rehearsal.
With half of the team in black practice jerseys and the other half in white, the familiarity of four days in training camp translated to some missed cues and unfortunate ad-libs. But the witnesses -- season ticket holders, friends, family, and, seemingly...
Gilbert Arenas made it safely through, yet to find a landing spot.
Chauncey Billups didn’t get his wish, but arguably landed in the perfect spot alongside Chris Paul with the Clippers.
Baron Davis was just put up for grabs.
Travis Outlaw, Richard Jefferson and a few others could yet follow.
Mike Miller seemingly isn’t going anywhere.
Friday is the NBA’s deadline for teams utilizing...