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Detroit Pistons: Thanks for the Memories, Chauncey

I can remember my first Detroit Pistons game like it was yesterday. Well, the end of it at least. It was March of 2003, and Detroit trailed the Golden State Warriors by 1 point with just under 6 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. The inbounds pass went to Chauncey Billups. Everybody was waiting for him to attack the basket, but he wouldn’t. He dribbled the ball from left...
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Chauncey Billups to have jersey retired by Detroit Pistons

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit I’ve heard that you only live once, but legacies last forever. Not that Chauncey Billups’s basketball legacy needed any validation, but...
Via Mile High Sports
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Chauncey Billups pens must read letter on Player’s Tribune

The halftime show of tonight's game between the Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons at the Palace at Auburn Hills will be a jersey retirement celebration for Chauncey Billups. What a career.
Via BSN Denver
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Nuggets come to town on Chauncey Billups Night

Detroit coach Stan Van Gundy can accept when the Pistons simply get beat by a better team despite their best effort. He wasn't happy at all with Detroit's loss in Denver last month. The Pistons look to avoid their first three-game skid since late December by defeating the visiting Nuggets for just the third time in 12 meetings Wednesday night (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 tipoff on FOX Sports...
Via Associated Press
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Pistons to retire Chauncey Billups' number Wednesday

The Pistons have already retired Ben Wallace's number this season. Now, it's time for them to pay tribute to another great from their 2004 championship team.Detroit will retire Billups' number during Wednesday night's home game against the Nuggets, for whom Billups also played.Billups played for seven teams—including the Nuggets, Timberwolves, Celtics, Clippers and Raptors—but...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pistons making progress at midway point of regular season

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) The Palace was packed all the way to its highest seats, and fans were roaring for Ben Wallace, Chauncey Billups and the core of Detroit's 2004 championship team. They were cheering for the 2016 Pistons, too, as they upset Golden State in a surprising rout. ''That was what was most fun for me - seeing and hearing this building like I remember it in our...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups Game of the week features elite point guard matchup

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Chauncey Billups Game of the week #4  Eaglecrest at #1  Overland 7 PM Top ranked Overland will host number four ranked and undefeated Eaglecrest...
Via Mile High Sports
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups HS Hoops: Rangeview states case to be #1 with win over ThunderRidge

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit #2 ThunderRidge   56 #3 Rangeview       70 Aurora (CO) – Rangeview came out of the gates on fire behind star perimeter players Tyrei...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups retires after 17 NBA seasons: ‘It’s just time’

The 2004 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player, Chauncey Billups, is retiring after 17 NBA seasons. Billups became an unrestricted free agent when the Detroit Pistons declined the second year of a contract option that would have paid him $2.5 million next season. The five-time All-Star has missed 185 games over the past three seasons and decided it was time to retire just before his...
Via Sports-Glory
September 09, 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

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