Found February 07, 2012 on
Chauncey Billups injured his left Achilles tendon during the fourth quarter of the Clippers' overtime win at Orlando.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Clippers won the game last night against Orlando in overtime, but they may have suffered a devastating loss in the processs. Chauncey Billups left the game in the fourth quarter with a left Achilles injury and now it’s feared he may be lost for the season. From the L.A. Times: “It felt like somebody [...]
Clippers guard Chauncey Billups will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his left Achilles tendon during Los Angeles' 107-102 victory over the Magic in Orlando on Monday night. The team says an MRI on Tuesday confirmed Billups' injury. Billups will return to Los Angeles on Thursday for further evaluation.
Former Piston Chauncey Billups is out for the season with a torn achilles, but don't think for a second that Mr. Big Shot is out for his career.
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Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Is Chauncey Billups done?
With six minutes left in regulation against Orlando, Clippers guard Chauncey Billups took a hard cut forward to chase a long rebound after back-pedaling. His left Achilles couldn't handle the force of the cut, and Billups went down.
Chris Paul must provide more of the steadying influence Billups brought. Several players will need to raise their on-court production.Chauncey Billups wasn't trying to be prophetic earlier this month when he said, "What used to be the Clippers is no longer the Clippers." Sadly, those words have taken on a new meaning after the rejuvenated franchise lost Billups for...
With Chauncey Billups injured, team will turn to the reserve guards. Meanwhile, Billups will have an MRI on Tuesday.When the season started, there had been so much talk about all the guards the Clippers have.