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A week after he retired from the NBA, Grant Hill celebrated with his wife as she performed for a feverish crowd in New York City on Saturday night.
Hill and New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire watched from the VIP section of the Highline Ballroom as Tamia (tah-MEE'-uh) sang R&B tunes for a few hundred people.
Hill last played for the Los Angeles Clippers. The 40-year-old also played for Detroit, Orlando and Phoenix in his 19-season career.
Tamia gave Hill a shout-out before singing the song ''Still'' saying, ''We're celebrating almost 15 years of marriage.''
Her fifth album, ''Beautiful Surprise,'' was nominated for two Grammy Awards this year. She performed with ease Saturday, singing R&B jams like ''Stranger In My House,'' ''Imagination,'' ''So Into You'' and ''Officially Missing You.''
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Its been a month since Chauncey Billups season ended with the Clippers May 3 loss to Memphis, but he was back in the spotlight on Sunday, when he won the inaugural Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award.
The award came into existence this year and was first officially announced on Sunday, when the names of the 12 nominees (six from each conference) were released. David Stern presented...
Is Los Angeles Clippers big man Blake Griffin too soft?Former teammate Chauncey Billups certainly implied that on Monday while discussing his recently received Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award.Billups was asked about Griffin being "soft" during the interview, and although he didn't explicitly come out and say it, his comments can definitely be construed as he...
Well, Chauncey Billups' reign as the NBA's undisputed best teammate sure didn't last long.
Less than 24 hours after winning the first-ever Twyman Stokes Teammate of the Year Award, Chauncey appeared on ESPN's First Take and offered some not-so-selfless comments about his Clippers teammate Blake Griffin. Billups did refute the notion that Blake Griffin is "soft...
Chauncey Billups appeared on ESPN this morning to talk about the NBA Finals, his future in the NBA, and his Clippers teammate Blake Griffin.
When the conversation of Griffin came up, Billups didn’t hold his tongue. He stated that Griffin is extremely talented, and even though he doesn’t think Griffin is soft, he is “too nice on the court.”
“I don’t agree that Blake...
Chauncey Billups refused to say Blake Griffin is soft, but he admitted his Los Angeles Clippers teammate has been too nice on the court over the past two seasons.
"I don't agree that Blake Griffin is soft. But what I will say about Blake is that he's maybe too nice of a guy," Billups said. "Because there's been times in games where people take shots at...
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The newest installment of Jimmy Kimmel’s “Mean Tweets” segment featured NBA players and broadcasters who receive Twitter hate. The Twitter vitriol included two accusations of bestiality, a valid question of Shaq’s Buick commercial and a link between Chris Paul and Michael Jackson. Some of the NBA personalities vehemently disagreed with the Tweets, while other begrudgingly...
This news is going to disappoint bench cheerleaders like Ronny Turiaf and Robert Sacre, both men have put in too much work to be overlooked in such flagrant fashion.
Clippers guard Chauncey Billups is the first winner of the Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award, Y! Sports has learned.
— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) June 9, 2013
It seems, perhaps, that theres no such thing as too many awards.
Reports began to circulate on Friday that the NBA would be adding one more award to its yearly cadre of honors, and on Sunday, the speculation as to what said award would entail ended. NBA.coms Steve Aschburner reported that it is the Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award, and that it will be presented before Sundays...
Chauncey Billups has won the NBA's inaugural Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year award.
"What better way to honor the life-long bond that developed between Jack Twyman and Maurice Stokes than by naming this award after them," said NBA Commissioner David Stern. "The Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award recognizes friendship and selflessness among teammates and...
Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul hit the links with one of the country's most esteemed political figures on Thursday.Seen here is the perennial All-Star standing beside the 42nd president of the United States: Bill Clinton. The two were flanked on the sides by former pros Amy Alcott and Jon Davidson.Perhaps the most notable observation about this picture is the fact that...
Chauncey Billups was awarded the inaugural Twyman/Stokes Teammate of the Year award Sunday as voted by NBA players.
“I think even older players like myself, to the older guys, need to know this story. I, myself, pride myself on being a good human being and a good teammate. And, obviously this is a teammate of the year award, but I think more importantly it’s about just being...
This is a big week for the Clippers, as their search for a new coach ramps up with interviews with four potential candidates, according to several NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly on the situation.
Indiana Pacers associate head coach Brian Shaw was at the Clippers practice facility Monday meeting with the front office, which was confirmed by Mike Martinez...
Why yes. Yes he did.
Why yes, Chris Paul, you do have Michael Jackson’s old nose.
Why yes, Rajon Rondo, you do look like some sort of car…
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