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Saturday, veteran guard Chauncey Billups was waived by the New York Knicks using the amnesty provision, which made him available to be claimed off waivers by a team that bid to pay the highest amount of his $14.2 million salary. According to reports, Billups has been claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Clippers: Earlier [...]
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Chauncey Billups isn't going to take it anymore. The 35-year-old point guard became the first casualty of the new amnesty provision in the collective bargaining agreement when the Knicks waived him to clear salary-cap room for Tyson Chandler. Billups, who has been traded five times in his 14-year career, has always been known as a consummate professional, and he has helped turn...
The Clippers expect point guard Chauncey Billups to arrive in Los Angeles on Wednesday, despite threats from Billups' agent that he might retire if he was claimed off waivers by a team he did not want to join.
MIAMI Chris Bosh is calling for Chauncey Billups to come to Miami. So is Eddie House. Even incumbent starting point guard Mario Chalmers wouldn't mind it.
Billups, a six-time NBA All-Star at the point, was an amnesty victim last week by New York. If not picked up by another team, Billups will clear waivers at 6 p.m. EST Monday.
Billups, 35, wants to be a free agent and to...
GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Veteran point guard Chauncey Billups has been waived by the New York Knicks under the NBA's new amnesty clause.
The Knicks used the amnesty clause on Billups to create cap space needed to acquire Tyson Chandler.
Billups was under contract for $14.2 million. Under the terms of the amnesty rule, teams below the salary cap will now be permitted to bid for Billups...
The Los Angeles Clippers have claimed veteran point guard Chauncey Billups off amnesty waivers, according to Yahoo! Sports.
The move comes just hours after talks of a potential trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the Clippers broke down.
Billups had been an amnesty casualty of the New York Knicks, who freed themselves of the $14.2 million remaining on his contract.
The Los Angeles Clippers claimed Chauncey Billups off amnesty waivers, just hours after they backed out of trade talks with the NBA for New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
Billups, 35, gives the young Clippers another veteran leader. The team also signed forward Caron Butler to a three-year, $24 million contract in free agency.
Turns out, Michael Jordan is not going to call Chauncey Billups bluff. Billups and his agent have made it very clear that if any teams that he doesn’t want to play for try to snatch him up on the waiver wire he will simply retire. Then there were rumors the Bobcats were going to put…
The Los Angeles Clippers wanted to trade for Chris Paul. That didn't happen. Chauncey Billups was all gassed up to play with Carmelo Anthony and Amare' Stoudemire this season. That didn't happen either. As a result, those two worlds have officially crashed into each other. Hopefully both sides can find some solace in the situation.
Fresh off getting Robert Griffin...
Chauncey Billups offered his assessment of the Knicks' chances at winning a championship.
Well, so much for the whole Chris Paul thing. The Clippers put in the high bid among multiple teams to claim Chauncey Billups off waivers, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo. Now the real question — will Billups retire or will he play for the Clippers? Billups has threatened retirement if he didn’t get sent to…
The Bobcats are considering bidding on Chauncey Billups.
Unlike what happened with Chauncey Billups ride to Miami, nobody has gotten in the way of Rip Hamilton landing with the Chicago Bulls. Hamilton was amnestied by the Pistons but has cleared the waiver wire and is now free to sign with the Chicago Bulls, tweets K.C Johnson of the Chicago Tribune. Rip has cleared…