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I noted this in the Starting 5 this morning after Charlie Villanueva hit the game-winning 3-pointer for Detroit in Milwaukee. Charlie Villanueva has had a rought four years. He signed a 5-year deal in 2009 and has failed to live up to expectations.
His minutes have been all over the place and, for someone making $8 million per year on a young team, you expect him to contribute more. You do not expect him to be out of the rotation for long stretches or to miss games with the dreaded "DNP-CD."
That has become Villanueva's reality and now he is back to being a highly paid role player trying to find his way on the team.
This year, Villanueva is averaging 7.7 points per game and is shooting 41.6 percent from the floor. Villanueva has struggled to find any footing in Detroit the past four years as his scoring numb...
BEST OF MAXIM
Charlie Villanueva is taking advantage of Andre Drummond's injury (out four to six weeks with a fractured tailbone). Charlie V. lit up the Milwaukee Bucks with 18 points (7-13 FG), knocking down four 3-pointers in the Pistons' 105-100 win.
Villanueva made it a double-double with 13 rebounds, and added an assist and a block in 25 minutes. Another productive outing for...
The Detroit Pistons were coming off a double-digit win over the team with the best record in the NBA. The Milwaukee Bucks were coming off a long road trip. The two teams colided at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday night for the final time on the season. It was a matchup that was [...]
The Detroit Pistons were in a heated contest with the Milwaukee Bucks last night, that would come down to just a few possessions. Charlie Villanueva was positioned at the top of the key for a game-winni…. I’ll just let you watch it yourself. Thanks to The NBA Mistress for the Video
Back in the summer of ’05, Charlie Villanueva was selected seventh overall by the Toronto Raptors. A versatile combo forward out of UConn, Villanueva was brought north of the border to join budding superstar Chris Bosh in a promising frontcourt for the future. Though Charlie got off to a pretty solid start averaging 13 points per game on 46% from the floor and 33% from downtown...
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks are clearly a frustrated group.
Charlie Villanueva's go-ahead 3-pointer with 9.7 seconds left gave Detroit a 105-100 victory Saturday, sending the Bucks to their third straight defeat and fifth loss in six games.
The ever-so-important three-game stretch of home games before the All-Star break began on a sour note, leaving the Bucks just one...
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Charlie Villanueva hit a 3-pointer with 9.7 seconds left and Rodney Stuckey sealed the win with two free throws as the Detroit Pistons beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-100 on Saturday night.
Brandon Jennings, who scored 26 points, took an inbounds pass from Monta Ellis and made a tough fadeaway shot with 47.8 seconds left, but Jose Calderon, who tied his season high...
Charlie Villanueva hit a 3-pointer with 9.7 seconds left and Rodney Stuckey sealed the win with two free throws as the Detroit Pistons beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-100 on Saturday night.
Brandon Jennings, who scored 26 points, took an inbounds pass from Monta Ellis and made a tough fadeaway shot with 47.8 seconds left, but Jose Calderon, who tied his season high with 23 points,...
After dropping three straight heading into the weekend the Pistons capped off an impressive 24 hours with a 105-100 win over the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday night from the Bradley Center. This of course comes after a dominating performance against the league leading San Antonio Spurs Friday night from the Palace.
Detroit used three separate double-doubles to help propel themselves to...