Almost a decade after the 2004 NBA Championship and four-years after the ill-fated deal that sent him to Denver, Chauncey Billups is back with the Pistons.
First reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports the Pistons brought back the man known as Mr. Big Shot on a 2-year deal worth approximately $5 million dollars.
Y! Sources: Nearly a decade after leading Detroit to title, Chauncey Billups agrees on a two-year deal with Pistons. http://t.co/4gXjX10RNF
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 11, 2013
The first year of the deal the veteran guard will receive $2.5 million with the second year being a team option. Also according to the Adrian Wojnarowski report the 36-year old Billups wanted to finish his career where it blossomed.
Now the move itself is good on many levels.
First, obviously this is a great move for the development of Brandon Knight. Along with head coach Maurice Cheeks who has a good track record with developing point guards, Billups will certainly take a mento...