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Detroit Pistons: What Chauncey Billups Brings In Return To Detroit/Signing Grade
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/HoopStuff….
Chauncey Billups surprised many by deciding to join the team where he turned himself into a star and was the best player on a championship team, the Detroit Pistons. Most expected him to either resign with the Los Angeles Clippers, join another contender, looking for one last ring or retire. However the surprise is excellent news for the Pistons, as he is exactly what they needed, a leader both on the court and off. Apparently Billups believes that he will start in Detroit, despite the fact that they have the promising Brandon Knight, who is entering his third season. Many expected Knight to move to shooting guard, but after they passed on Trey Burke and Michael Carter Williams in the draft and drafted shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell Pope, it seemed that Knight was indeed their franchise point guard. Knight should be the starter if they want to best de...
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Chauncey Billups made a name for himself as a member of the Detroit Pistons.
He has returned in free agency to give his a celebrated career a 360-degree feel.
This video offers an inside look into his first moments back in Detroit.
Video: Chauncey Billups returns to Detroit
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Chauncey Billups returned to the Pistons this summer, on a $2.5 million a year deal with a team option on the second year.
Billups may or may not play out that second season on the Pistons roster, but he’ll definitely be a Piston. The Detroit Free Press is reporting that Pistons brass are interested in adding Chauncey Billups to the front office at some point.
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Luigi Datome (Photo Credit: Clarence Tabb Jr. / Detroit News)
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"Drummond is one the guys we’re certainly not...
Pistons president of basketball operations Joe Dumars met with reporters after the news conference to announce the signing of Chauncey Billups. Here are some of the questions and answers:
Question: Until you guys are settled at the point guard spot you guys will be linked to every point guard on the market. Correct? (The question was referring to a rumor about Bucks point guard...