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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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Report: Pistons aim to be bad in a good way

For 29 years, the Detroit Pistons have possessed at least a hint of Bad Boys basketball. But now that Joe Dumars is out as the man running things, don't expect the Pistons to return to that era. Instead, those around the league seem to think owner Tom Gores will turn the team over to someone outside the organization. In fact, the lone member of the Pistons family being listed...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Izzo could become Pistons’ next head coach?

The Detroit Pistons fired head coach Maurice Cheeks earlier this season after a disappointing start to the season, and they will be looking for his replacement this season. One name that has popped up in recent rumors is Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo. According to ESPN’s Jalen Rose, there is a “realistic” chance that Izzo could become the next coach of the Pistons. Report...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups Considering Retirement

The writing has been on the wall for some time now, and honestly Chauncey should have already started his learning curve as a coach or front office executive. Billups, who recently had knee surgery, is pondering retirement according to David Mayo of MLive. “It all kind of depends how this feels and how things are with the knee,” he said.  “If the knee is fine, then sure...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups Considering Retirement

The writing has been on the wall for some time now, and honestly Chauncey should have already started his learning curve as a coach or front office executive. Billups, who recently had knee surgery, is pondering retirement according to David Mayo of MLive. “It all kind of depends how this feels and how things are with the knee,” he said.  “If the knee is fine, then sure...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups hopes to return to Detroit Pistons but knows that's no certainty

Time is running out on the Detroit Pistons and, perhaps, the brilliant basketball career of Chauncey Billups. Billups, who had knee surgery to clean up a small left meniscus tear last week, hopes to play again this season, yet seemed to yield to the possibility that his career could be over late Monday after the Pistons lost 104-96 to the Golden State Warriors. "Father Time...
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February 25, 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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Josh Smith and Chauncey Billups get Maurice Cheeks fired?

NBA writer/rumormonger Peter Vecsey – currently involved in a public dispute with Kevin Love and Flip Saunders – has a new report about the Pistons. Like everything from Vecsey, it might be true and might not. It’s difficult to discern. But he’s prominent enough – he won the Basketball Hall of Fame’s media award in 2009 – that you must at least acknowledge what he reports...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 23, 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

Chauncey Billups out after knee surgery

The Detroit Pistons announced today that guard Chauncey Billups underwent a successful arthroscopic surgical procedure on his left knee. The procedure, performed by team orthopedic surgeon Dr. Stephen Lemos at DMC Surgical Hospital in Madison Heights, was completed to smooth irregularities in the meniscus and alleviate pain and inflammation. Billups will begin rehabilitation immediately...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons guard Chauncey Billups will undergo knee surgery

The Detroit Pistons lost to the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday by the score of 116-98. It was the Pistons' third consecutive loss to drop to 22-32, third in the Central Division. Not only are the Pistons not playing well, they received more bad news on the injury front. Veteran guard Chauncey Billups will have knee surgery to repair his right meniscus. Jon  via Wikimedia...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons Chauncey Billups To Undergo Knee Surgery

Chauncey had a good run, but might be time to hang em up. According to ESPN, Billups will have surgery to repair his right meniscus, but he plans on returning this season. He has only played in 19 of the Pistons 54 games.
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons' Chauncey Billups to undergo knee surgery, sources say

Pistons veteran guard Chauncey Billups will have knee surgery to repair his right meniscus, sources told The Detroit News on Wednesday. Billups, 37, has been in and out of the lineup since early in the season, usually held out of back-to-back games to preserve his health. This injury isn’t thought to be season-ending or career-threatening. The recovery time on meniscus surgeries...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Billups to undergo knee surgery

According to reports (via the Detroit News) veteran Pistons guard Chauncey Billups will undergo surgery to repair a damaged meniscus. Billups, who is 37-years old has been out of the lineup for quite some time now averaging 3.8 points and 2.2 assists in 16.3 minutes over the course of 19 games. This also included shooting a career low 30 percent from the field while going 29 percent...
Via The Majors Detroit
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups To Undergo Knee Surgery

Chauncey Billups will undergo knee surgery to repair his right meniscus, according to sources. Billups has been in and out of the Detroit Pistons' lineup this season. The injury is not considered season-ending or career-threatening. Billups is believed receive surgery to return this season. He signed a two-year contract with the Pistons in free agency.
Via RealGM
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons' Chauncey Billups: Mentor now, front office later

Pistons guard Chauncey Billups often hears he can become the next great NBA coach. He is flattered, but Billups said he has his eye on the front office after he retires from the league. “Of course I have been thinking about my future the last five years,” Billups said. “I think a lot of people think that would be the natural progression because of what I do on the court. But...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups' frustration mounts as he hopes Pistons 'quit losing the same way'

The frustration streamed out of Chauncey Billups, the Detroit Pistons' veteran point guard who knows how to finish close games but keeps watching his team lose them. Whether Billups is sound enough of body to avert this course consistently is a separate question, but Sunday's 111-109 overtime loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, after another fourth-quarter debacle, struck...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Billups says Pistons' fourth-quarter woes are something he can ease

Chauncey Billups returned to Detroit Pistons practice today, and while not ready to start playing, it isn't starting that concerns him. It's finishing. The Detroit Pistons guard probably lost his starting job to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope during his ongoing injury absence, but said he sees a void in fourth-quarter performances that he can address. With his return growing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups Day-To-Day with Knee Tendinitis

Pistons point guard Chauncey Billups has missed three consecutive games due to knee tendinitis. Billups was signed by the Detroit Pistons in the off-season after spending two seasons with the Los Angeles Clippers. Last season, Billups was injury plagued, only appearing in 22 games. Chauncey Billups in seven games this season has averaged 5.3 points per game, 2.4 rebounds, and 2...
Via NBA Injury News
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups Misses Practice With Tendinitis In Knee

Chauncey Billups missed the Detroit Pistons' practice on Thursday due to tendinitis in his knee. Billups is listed as day-to-day and is questionable to play on Friday at the Sacramento Kings. Billups is averaging 5.3 points and 2.4 assists in 22.1 minutes per game this season.
Via RealGM
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups returns with a flourish in season-opening victory for Pistons

Some things never change, no matter the season. Greg Monroe quietly producing a double-double. John Mason belting out “Deee-troit basketbaaaall!”, whether there’s a full Palace or half-empty building. And Chauncey Billups settling things down the stretch and hitting a couple of backbreaking 3-pointers to help the Pistons pull away. It was like Billups never left, as Pistons...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Mr. Big Shot is back

Auburn Hills, Mich. -- If you closed your eyes, you might have thought it was 2004 again. Because when you opened them, there was Chauncey Billups calmly making a three-point shot to cool off the opposing team's rally. The three with 6:09 left in the game pushed the Pistons' lead back to 10 and returned things to a calmer place down the stretch. "I've seen him...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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