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MLK Symposium a celebration of King, call for more change

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- To celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy and his dream that changed America, the Memphis Grizzlies held their 13th annual MLK, Jr. Sports Legacy Symposium on Monday's MLK Day. This year's honorees of the Grizzlies' Sports Legacy Award, NBA All-Stars Earl "The Pearl" Monroe and Chauncey Billups and Jason Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player, spoke in a...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Monroe, Billups and Collins On Emotional Journey at National Civil Rights Museum

By Kelley D. Evans For the very first time, three NBA greats toured the National Civil Rights Museum. Emotional, grateful and overwhelmed are just three words Earl “The Pearl” Monroe, Chauncey Billups and Jason Collins used to describe their inaugural moment. The three are in Memphis to be honored for the Memphis Grizzlies’ 13th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Day...
Via Reporting Sports
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies announce plans to honor Collins, Billups, Monroe

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) The Memphis Grizzlies will honor Jason Collins, Earl Monroe and Chauncey Billups as part of their annual Martin Luther King Celebration Day event Jan. 19 when they host the Dallas Mavericks. All three former players will be honored for their contributions to civil and human rights. Collins, Monroe and Bishop also will join Grizzlies guard/forward Vince Carter...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups enjoying retired life

DENVER (AP) These days, Mr. Big Shot has become Mr. Soccer Dad. Retirement is definitely agreeing with Chauncey Billups. At 38 and struggling to stay healthy after 17 NBA seasons, Billups decided to step away from basketball this summer. More time for the family - he was a fixture at his oldest daughter's high school soccer games this fall - and more time to talk hoops, where he...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups Hired As Analyst By ESPN

Chauncey Billups has been hired by ESPN to work as a studio analyst for the upcoming NBA season. Billups will appear on NBA Tonight, SportsCenter, NBA Coast to Coast and ESPN Radio, among other ESPN properties. “With my experience and passion for the game, I think I can spark interest with viewers,” Billups said in an interview with Sports Illustrated on Tuesday. “I think I...
Via RealGM
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Stuckey: Pistons' Decline Started By Trading Away Billups

Rodney Stuckey used Chauncey Billups as a mentor while both played with the Detroit Pistons. The Indiana Pacers' new guard believes the Pistons' downspin both as a team and individually started from the franchise trading Chauncey Billups for Allen Iverson in 2008. “Once Chauncey was traded, everything went downhill from there,” Stuckey said. “Chauncey was the glue who held...
Via RealGM
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Throw Back Thursday: Travis Knight drops 21 vs Vin Baker

Come on, there’s no way you can resist watching this classic Celtics game.  What, you don’t recall the immortal Travis Knight dropping a career high 21 points against future Celtic Vin Baker?  Knight also pulled down 10 rebounds, the only game of his career where he accomplished a 20, 10 game. Ok if that’s not enough, you have a rare game with Chauncey Billups in a Celtics...
Via Red's Army
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Best Chauncey Billups Fan Tattoo Ever

If you happen to be a fan of the recently retired Chauncey Billups aka Mr.Big Shot and want his portrait tattooed on your body. It’s pretty clear you’ll need to hop on a plane to Italy and get it done by Albachiara Livieri at Sacrum Cor if you want it done right. This piece is ridiculous! The post Best Chauncey Billups Fan Tattoo Ever appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Rumors: Kevin Garnett not showing signs of retiring

Last week, Chauncey Billups announced his retirement from the NBA.  His former teammate, Kevin Garnett, has also been the subject of retirement speculation this offseason, but so far the reports have indicated that he'll likely be back in Brooklyn next year.Photo by Stegas4 via Wikimedia CommonsAnd just like those earlier reports, it's still looking like Garnett isn't quite ready...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups top ten best plays of NBA career

Chauncey Billups called it an NBA career last Tuesday after a 17-year tour. We remember him most as the point guard of those terrific Detroit Pistons teams that made six consecutive trips to the Eastern Conference Finals in the mid-2000s. During that time, the Pistons made back-to-back Finals trips, winning it all in 2004. Billups won the Finals MVP award after Detroit shockingly...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups Retires From The NBA

Photo Credit: detroitpistons/Facebook After 17 NBA seasons in the league, Chauncey Billups, also known as, ‘Mr. Big Shot’ is calling it quits and walking away from the hardwood. Via an interview with Marc J. Spears, the man who was known to be such a clutch shooter at the end of games, ultimately got to the point where he knew it was time to hang it up. “It’s just time. I...
Via Blog Surface
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA News: Chauncey Billups retires

Chauncey Billups has led a successful career in the NBA for 17 seasons, and yesterday, he officially called it quits.  After spending his last few seasons bouncing around the league, last year Billups returned to Detroit for his final season.  Billups was plagued with injuries the last three years, playing in only 20, 22, and 19 games, which ultimately forced his decision.Photo...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Celtic Chauncey Billups retires

The 5 time all-star and Finals MVP, Chauncey Billups has announced that "It's Just Time," and is retiring from the NBA. Billups was drafted by the Boston Celtics #3 overall in the 1997 NBA draft and would develop into the best Celtics point guard since Bob Cousy be traded halfway through his rookie season for Kenny Anderson and become "Mr. Big Shot" elsewhere. Truth be told Billups...
Via Celtics Life
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Chauncey will always be the King

After 17 years in the NBA, the King of Park Hill has decided to step down from his throne; but he’ll always be king. Most importantly, he’ll always be our king. Chauncey Billups is retiring, and of all the great things we can say about him, or to him, the most important is simple – thank you. Chauncey has given us – you, me, the city of Denver and the state of Colorado ...
Via Mile High Sports
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups Retires from the NBA, Is he Hall of Fame Worthy?

Chauncey Billups recently announced that he would be ending his 17 year career. Billups a.k.a Mr. Big Shot had a slow start to his career, but he found his niche with the Detroit Pistons in the early 2000′s. The former lottery pick from Colorado University played for 8 teams and for those teams he made the All-Star Game 5x, won a NBA Championship, and a NBA Finals MVP. Billups...
Via The Front Office News
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Chauncey Billups quits basketball

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “It’s just time. I know when it’s time,” Billups told Yahoo Sports. “My mind and my desire is still strong. I just can’t ignore the fact that I haven’t been healthy for three years. I can try again...
Via Red's Army
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Billups tells Yahoo Sports he's retiring

DETROIT (AP) Chauncey Billups tells Yahoo Sports he is retiring after 17 NBA seasons. The 2004 NBA Finals MVP says his desire is still strong, but he can't ignore the fact that he's had a hard time staying healthy. The 37-year-old Billups has played only 61 games over the last three seasons. Billups tells Yahoo on Tuesday: ''It's just time. I'm happy, excited. The game was very...
Via AP on Fox
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran guard Chauncey Billups announces retirement after 17 seasons

  Guard Chauncey Billups has decided to retire after 17 NBA seasons. The 2004 NBA Finals MVP, a free agent after playing last season with the Detroit Pistons, told Yahoo Sports! of his decision Tuesday. "It's just time. I know when it's time," Billups told Yahoo! Sports. "My mind and my desire is still strong. I just can't ignore the fact that I haven't been healthy for three years...
Via Fox Sports
September 10, 2014  |  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

2004 Detroit Pistons NBA finals MVP Chauncey Billups retires

Chauncey Billups ends 17-year career having played for 8 teams. "Mr. Big Shot" won 2004 NBA Finals MVP with Pistons. pic.twitter.com/PzuwcN3tDw — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) September 10, 2014 Thank you for everything, Chauncey. #1. Hang it. For more, check out Detroit Bad Boys. 
Via Detroit4lyfe
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups announces his retirement

After 17 seasons in the NBA, Chauncey Billups is calling it a career. The former George Washington and University of Colorado standout told Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports that “it’s just time.” Ex-Pistons star Chauncey Billups tells Yahoo he is retiring after 17 years.”It’s just time,” ’04 NBA Finals MVP said. http://t.co/FzKH1KvTFw — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo...
Via Mile High Sports
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Five-Time NBA All-Star Chauncey Billups Retiring After 17 Seasons

After 17 seasons in the NBA, Chauncey Billups is calling it quits. The former Detroit Pistons star became and unrestricted free agent when the team declined his team option this offseason. Billups told Yahoo! Sports on Tuesday that he had “a couple of opportunities to play” this season, but ultimately, he chose retirement. “It’s just time. I know when it’s time,” Billups...
Via NESN.com
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups Retires After 17 NBA Seasons

Chauncey Billups has decided to retire after 17 seasons in the NBA. Billups became an unrestricted free agent when the Pistons declined the second and final year of a contract option that would have paid him $2.5 million next season. Billups had interest in playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers earlier in the offseason. Billups missed 185 games over the past three seasons. "It's...
Via RealGM
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups Is Unloading His Massive Denver Mansion — $3 Million

  Denver basketball legend Chauncey Billups must be tired of his 9,206 sq. ft. suburban mansion because the 17-year NBA vet has listed...
Via Busted Coverage
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers Rumors: Cleveland interested in Timofey Mozgov

As I wrote earlier today, the Cavaliers are not done adding pieces to their roster this offseason, as they recently worked out Chauncey Billups.  In search of a rim protector, the latest potential move for Cleveland would be to go after Timofey Mozgov.Photo by Chamber of Fear via Wikimedia CommonsTommy Beer of BasketballInsiders.com reported that Cleveland offered a first round...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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