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It is a luxury to have two of the best leaders in the NBA on one team. That is exactly what the Clippers have in guards Chris Paul and Chauncey Billups. CP3 was voted by the general managers in 2012 as the best point guard and leader in the NBA - the previous winner of the award - was his current teammate, Chauncey Billups.Billups is the sage voice of reason, usually found in the retired great players. The only difference here is, Billups still plays and at a very high level. Everybody understood how mentally tough Billups was - becoming the finals MVP - as he led the Detroit Pistons to a championship. But that does not compare to the challenge he faced at 36-years old, coming back from a torn Achilles tendon in less than a year.
When Billups stepped onto the court last week, the whole arena, especially head coach Vinny Del Negro and the rest of the Clipper players were visibly uplifted. He got the team really excited to play basketball again after a four-game skid.
BEST OF MAXIM
Chauncey Billups missed nearly ten months after tearing his achilles tendon last year. Upon return, Billups has only been able to get into three games this season, and now he's injured again. Billups sat out last nights game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Dallas Mavericks with a foot injury. According to Melissa Rohlin of the Los Angeles Times, Billups has an inflamed...
LOS ANGELES -- Clippers guard Chauncey Billups, who returned to the lineup two weeks ago from a torn left Achilles tendon that cost him most of last season, was back on the bench Wednesday night after he was scratched because of inflammation in his left ankle.
The injury is not related to the Achilles injury Billups sustained last season and spent the past nine months rehabilitating...
Chauncey Billups will miss Wednesday’s game against Dallas because of an inflamed tendon in his left ankle. Billups said that the injury has nothing to do with the torn Achilles’ tendon that kept him sidelined for nearly 10 months.
“It has no relation to the Achilles at all,” Billups said. “It’s a peroneal tendon that’s kind of below the ankle bone, not behind the...
Clippers guard Chauncey Billups became the latest player to receive a warning for flopping Wednesday as the NBA came down on him for kicking out his leg on this 3-point attempt.
The Clippers trailed by 2 with 1:14 seconds left in Monday’s game at Utah, so when Chauncey Billups attempted a 3-pointer, he kicked out his leg hoping to be awarded 3 free throws, and he was. Billups...
He was back and now he’s back on the bench…..again.
This time, it’s peroneal tendinitis in his left foot. And the timetable for his return on this injury is about 2 weeks.
Man, the basketball Gods keep messing with Billups. Here’s Chauncey on the new injury:
“It was something I really wanted to get checked out because I felt like I worked too hard to get back to play...
Chauncey Billups is out indefinitely with peroneal tendinitis in his left foot.
While Chauncey Billups hasn't put up huge numbers, his presence appears to have given the Los Angeles Clippers a bit of a boost.
The Clippers look to win their third straight game with the five-time All-Star back in the lineup Monday night when they visit the Utah Jazz, who will try for their 13th consecutive regular-season win at home.
Billups has played less than 20 minutes...
One of the overriding themes in Chris Kaman's years-past time with the Los Angeles Clippers was owner Donald T. Sterling's "Reign Of Error." One of the overriding themes of the Clippers of present-time is Sterling's willingness to maintain happiness for stars like Chris Paul, a free-agent-to-be in the summer of 2013 and a long-time Dallas Mavericks acquisition...
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Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Paul, Griffin come alive in final act/quarter
A good piece of music rises and falls like a good story. It climaxes at the end and builds and builds.
Excuse the cliche, but it fits what happend when the Clippers won at EnergySolutions Arena, erasing a 10-point deficit entering...