Found December 12, 2011 on Dime:
After talks fell apart for Chris Paul, what did the Los Angeles Clippers do? They went to the waiver wire for a new PG. According to’s Marc Stein, every team in the league was just notified that the Clippers registered the winning waiver bid for five-time All-Star Chauncey Billups. “If I get claimed by [...]

Clippers claim Chauncey Billups

The disgruntled point guard had warned teams not to claim him, saying he wanted to choose where played next. The Clippers are hoping the idea of playing with Blake Griffin makes him a happy camper. 

Clippers expect Billups at Thursday's practice

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.

Chauncey Billups Signing to Help Clippers Land Chris Paul?

The latest twist in the never-ending Chris Paul trade saga is that the Clippers are now in a better position to swap for the superstar point guard, thanks to the Chauncey Billups acquisition. Per CBS Sports: “By claiming Billups for about $2 million, the Clippers were able to solve the dilemma of not having another point guard on the roster — Mo Williams likely slides into the...

Hornets excuse Paul from media event

New Orleans Hornets officials say they've excused Chris Paul from a normally mandatory preseason media event. Hornets spokesman Dennis Rogers says the decision to keep the star guard away from Wednesday's event at the New Orleans Arena was mutual. Paul has not spoken to reporters since reporting for training camp last Friday. The Hornets have sought to trade the four-time...

Proposals Are Traded, but Paul Remains With Hornets

A whirlwind of nonactivity Monday concluded with the Los Angeles Clippers breaking off a deal to acquire Chris Paul and the Orlando Magic affirming their efforts to keep Dwight Howard.

Clippers trading "#1 pick in 2012".

I love the confidence that these reporters have in our inability to win games. Clippers are apparently trading "the No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft" for Chris Paul. It is also curious since the Clippers have already traded rights to this pick to the Thunder who traded it to the Celtics. Granted, it is the "least...

Celtics' Salary Cap Status Making It Difficult For Them to Pull Off Any Big Deals

The Celtics have been linked to Chris Paul and appeared to be on the verge of landing David West. But neither deal came to fruition, which is due in large part to them being over the salary cap. The Boston Globe's Gary Washburn dropped by NESN Daily to discuss the Celtics' offseason and why it's been so difficult to make the big splash they have seemingly tried to make...

Pistons Mailbag - Monday, December 12, 2011

Tayshaun Prince's return, Rip Hamilton's departure and the surprising cutting loose of Chauncey Billups provides plenty of grist for the mill as Pistons fans embrace the return of NBA basketball. On with Mailbag ...

The 2011-2012 Version: Professional Sports Villains

What should I do? Well, just keep doing you and you’ll be the villain. That’s the case with the five guys that are going to be featured in this post this morning. In order to be fair, I guess you can say that some of these guys don’t have bad intentions, but villains they are, nonetheless. (That was me getting my Yoda on) So what exactly is a Villain in professional sports...
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