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When Rasheed Wallace shifted power to the Detroit Pistons

Few players have been better at creating memorable phrases than Rasheed Wallace. One of his more underrated expressions that was utilized towards the media when frustrated with the organization that pays him? Cut The Check. Per The Oregonian in 2003.“If it was true that I just cared about the money, then my whole attitude would be different. I want to win every game, and I want...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
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Best college basketball player from every state (all time)

Basketball hotbeds like Indiana, North Carolina and California have produced some of the game's best players, but all 50 states have featured tremendous talents over the years. Who's the best college basketball player from Arizona? Nevada? What about Montana? Let's explore the best players whose hometowns are in each state.
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'Playmakers' in Ice Cube's league who can help the Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers are the defending NBA champions and have the best record in the Eastern Conference yet again, but that doesn't mean all is rosy in Cleveland. LeBron James has repeatedly discussed his desire for management to add playmakers to the roster, this despite the fact the Cavs have the highest payroll in the NBA.Welcome back to the Yardbarker roundtable, where we...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Slam dunks and startups: How all-star technology took over the NBA in The Big Easy

Whether it was that first quarter alley-oop between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, Anthony Davis lighting up the scoreboard as this year’s MVP, or players and entertainers teaming up to score a big time donation for the Sager Strong Foundation, this year’s NBA All-Star weekend was full of tweetable moments. While this weekend celebrated the league’s best talent, it also...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Oakley is joining Ice Cube’s Big3 league as a player-coach

As we await James Dolan to invite Charles Oakley to sit with him at Madison Square Garden, Oakley won’t be holding his breath and is moving on to the next thing in his life. The 53-year-old is going to be a player-coach in the new Big3 league.Oakley adds his name to the expanding list of former NBA players who have joined Ice Cube’s new league. The Big3 will be a 3v3 league pitting...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Oakley joins Ice Cube’s 3-on-3 league

Ice Cube’s 3-on-3 league continues to add big names, with the latest being Charles Oakley.Big 3 announced on Friday that Oakley will be a player/coach on a team with Chauncey Billups and Stephen Jackson.“I couldn’t be happier to be a part of this league,” said Oakley in an article published on the league’s website. “Everyone seems to realize we are about to make history...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups says he had teammates that played better high

Marijuana usage in the NBA has been a hot-button issue this season, with people like Steve Kerr and Phil Jackson weighing in. Essentially, as weed becomes legalized in more and more states, and normalized throughout society, it becomes more attractive to professional athletes as a non-addictive painkilling option. Because that’s the key; the league is fine with prescribed narcotics...
Via The Comeback
December 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Clipper Billups: 'No way I would have played'

Chauncey Billups has friends on the Los Angeles Clippers, and he respects the players who were his teammates for two seasons. But the veteran point guard wouldn't have joined them on the floor Sunday afternoon. Billups said Monday on ESPN radio that had he still been a member of the Clippers, where he played from 2011-13, he would have boycotted Game 4 of their playoff series against...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Billups: 'I know my gas light is on'

AUBURN HILLS -- This wasn't how Chauncey Billups planned his return to Detroit. When Billups agreed to come back to the Pistons last summer, he knew what the short-term future held. He was going to be the starting point guard on a young team, and help take the franchise back into the postseason.  That would have brought everything full circle, with Billups helping to end the decline...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit's Billups has arthroscopic surgery

APNewsNow. Detroit Pistons guard Chauncey Billups had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, and he's expected to be evaluated after two to three weeks. The team announced the operation Thursday. Billups had surgery to smooth irregularities in the meniscus and alleviate pain and inflammation. Billups signed with Detroit as a free agent before the season, but he's played only 19...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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