Piston Chauncey Billups practices for front office

Chauncey Billups began thinking about life after basketball in 2005. After helping the Pistons win their first title in 15 years, the Pistons guard wanted to learn about the business side of the NBA. Life in the front office. So Billups began sitting in on meetings with then-team president Joe Dumars and his assistants, Scott Perry and John Hammond. Billups learned how to set...
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Report: Pistons president Joe Dumars to step down

According to Vincent Goodwill of The Detroit News, it appears Detroit Pistons President Joe Dumars will be leaving the team. Goodwill reports that Dumars has told multiple NBA sources he plans to step down, and it potentially could happen this week. Dumars has been a Piston for the past 29 years, dating back to when he was drafted by the team in 1985 out of McNeese State. In 2000...
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Pistons' Chauncey Billups plans to return next season from injury

The Detroit Pistons lost to the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday by the score of 118-109. With their third consecutive loss, the Pistons dropped to 25-42, fourth in the Central Division. They have played the majority of the season without veteran point guard Chauncey Billups, who has played in only 19 games due to knee problems. Billups, although 37-years old, would like to try...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons' Chauncey Billups not thinking about retirement

If retirement is knocking at Chauncey Billups’ door, he walked right past it Wednesday morning as he took his three daughters to school for the first time in a long time. The 37-year-old is old enough to have a daughter who’s a senior in high school, realistic enough to know the sand in his hourglass isn’t infinite and appreciative enough that even if he’s entering the last...
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March 20, 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...
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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...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Chauncey Billups first day as a reunited Detroit Piston

Chauncey Billups made a name for himself as a member of the Detroit Pistons. He has returned in free agency to give his a celebrated career a 360-degree feel. This video offers an inside look into his first moments back in Detroit. Video: Chauncey Billups returns to Detroit The post Video: Chauncey Billups first day as a reunited Detroit Piston appeared first on Players View.
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Clipper Chauncey Billups to sign with Detroit

Former Clippers guard Chauncey Billups is reuniting with the Detroit Pistons, who announced Thursday that they have agreed to a two-year, 5-million contract with the 36-year-old point guard who led them to their last NBA championship in 2004. Billups' deal pays 2.5 million per year, with only the first year guaranteed. He rejoins one of the seven teams he has played for in a...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups to miss remainder of season?

Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups’ status for the remainder of the season is in question after the veteran aggravated his right groin strain, according to Broderick Turner of The Los Angeles Times.Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro told reporters that Billups will miss “a little bit” of time, but he’s not sure how long. Del Negro added that he doesn’t expect Billups...
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March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

2012 NBA Rumor Central: Los Angeles Lakers interested in Chauncey Billups

  Chauncey Billips may want to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers, but the OTHER Los Angeles team is interested in his services. While, it’s reported the Lakers want to retain Ramon Sessions, they want to cover their bases and have a back-up plan via ESPN. While the Lakers have genuine interest in retaining the 26-year-old [...]
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July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

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