Found September 09, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
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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