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Chris Paul must provide more of the steadying influence Billups brought. Several players will need to raise their on-court production.Chauncey Billups wasn't trying to be prophetic earlier this month when he said, "What used to be the Clippers is no longer the Clippers." Sadly, those words have taken on a new meaning after the rejuvenated franchise lost Billups for the season Monday when the veteran guard ruptured his left Achilles' tendon against the Orlando Magic.
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CLEVELAND - The Los Angeles Clippers went through the motions Wednesday morning, breaking a slight sweat while wearing sweatpants six or so hours before tip-off of their game with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Chauncey Billups watched from courtside, at times laid flat across the chairs in Quicken Loans Arena's first row. He wore a protective boot on his left foot and needed help...
Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups has a torn left Achilles tendon and will miss the rest of the season.
Clippers Coach Vinny Del Negro revealed Billups status to Times columnist T.J. Simers during a lunch interview. Del Negro had gotten the results of Billups' magnetic resonance imaging exam during a phone call with Clippers trainer Jasen Powell.
Billups, 35, was...
Chauncey Billups suffered a severe left Achilles injury in a win over the Magic on Monday night.
Clippers guard Chauncey Billups suffered a torn left Achilles tendon Monday night and will miss the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Clippers guard Chauncey Billups will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his left Achilles tendon during Los Angeles' 107-102 victory over the Magic in Orlando on Monday night.
With Chauncey Billups injured, team will turn to the reserve guards. Meanwhile, Billups will have an MRI on Tuesday.When the season started, there had been so much talk about all the guards the Clippers have.
I caught up with Chris Paul yesterday afternoon, prior to the Cavaliers 99-92 win over his visiting Clippers, and he talked about Kyrie Irving as well as the Coach he played for during his rookie season in New Orleans. That conversation is included in my latest at SLAM Online, and here is the link to all that. Good stuff from CP3 on both the Cavaliers rookie as well as their Head...
Vinny Del Negro says Clippers don't play like pros in their first game since injury to Chauncey Billups.Reporting from Cleveland -- Clippers Coach Vinny Del Negro called his team out, ripped them, using words like "professionalism" and saying they didn't play like "pros."
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Paul won Rookie of Year honors in 2005-06 under coach Byron Scott