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Chauncey Billups is one of the most beloved figures in Detroit Pistons history. His first stint with the Pistons from 2002-2008 was filled with big shots, Division titles and an NBA title in which he won Finals MVP.
In 2008, Billups was traded away in a deal that sent him to Denver in exchange for Allen Iverson, a trade that the Pistons have been reeling from ever since. It was a devastating trade that crippled the franchise and caused nothing but grief for both sides involved.
Since the trade, Billups has hopped around the league, at a rate similar to early in his career, and injuries have really dampened his games played and overall production–which was tremendously consistent in Detroit.
The Pistons, since the trade, have been the NBA’s face for futility and have also seen attendance numbers drop to its worst in 30 years (last season ranked 28th out of 30 NBA teams).
This offseason when I seen Billups’ deal with the Clippers was coming to an end, I thought, “can Joe Dumars salvag...
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Chauncey Billups returns to his former championship city for the 2013-’14 season and will join some young players that have been proving themselves to be threats in the near future; maybe even this season.
Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe, 20 and 23 respectively, are a pair of guys that are part next generation of great players in the...
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (Photo by Kathy Willens/AP) The Detroit Pistons made quite a splash this offseason by going from one of the Eastern Conference’s worst teams to one of the league’s most exciting young teams. Detroit signed two of the top free agents in Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings to team up with their young, homegrown big men, Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe. With...
Detroit had a very busy off-season, acquiring the likes of Brandon Jennings, Josh Smith and former Piston Chauncey Billups. Many expect them to be a playoff team this upcoming season.
Jennings will have to switch up his game style a bit, but he seems very willing to do so in order to win. The 4-year pro is real high on the Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond duo inside.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Detroit Pistons Bad Boy Dennis Rodman is going back to North Korea, and bringing a team of former NBA players with him.
Days after returning from his second trip to visit Kim Jong Un -- in which he said he became the first foreigner to hold the leader's newborn daughter -- Rodman announced plans Monday to stage two exhibition games in North Korea in January...
Rick Pitino is frequently maligned for the job he did during his tenure with the Boston Celtics.
Pitino had a 102-146 record with the Celtics.
“You know, I traded Chauncey Billups and then he was traded two more times," said Pitino. "And he eventually landed on his feet and became the point guard he knew he could be. Of all the stops I made, Boston probably molded me...