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MHSM 150 Covers Contest: The Winner

After a full month of voting, Mile High Sports Magazine readers have made their voices heard and selected their favorite cover among our now 150 offerings in 13 years in print. Nearly nine years after it first went to print, Lauren Gardner’s Snow Angels cover (Dec. 2006) was selected as the top cover in MHSM history. (Voting process explained below.) Deciding the winner was no...
Via Mile High Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

MHSM 150 Covers Contest: 76-80

In nearly 13 years of publishing, Mile High Sports Magazine has now produced more than 150 unique covers. Throughout the month of June, YOU tell us which one is the best. Covers 76 – 80 showcase the new look Avs, Birdman and his tattoos, and a retro look for Chauncey Billups. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook where we’ll showcase some of our staff favorites and alert you...
Via Mile High Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

MHSM 150 Covers Contest: 66-70

In nearly 13 years of publishing, Mile High Sports Magazine has now produced more than 150 unique covers. Throughout the month of June, YOU tell us which one is the best. Covers 66 – 70 have Mr. Big Shot, Chauncey Billups, and our only four-way cover – featuring prep stars from across Colorado. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook where we’ll showcase some of our staff favorites...
Via Mile High Sports
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Don New-Man for head coach in Denver?

The Nuggets coaching search has been the epitome of the phrase “anything worth having, is worth waiting for.” Denver knows that all too well with its patient yet deliberate search for their head man in the Mile High City. Emerging as another candidate for the Nuggets is Washington Wizards assistant coach, Don Newman. According to a report from RealGM, Denver’s front office...
Via Mile High Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Nugget great backs Melvin Hunt for coach

Danilo Gallinari said he wants Melvin Hunt to be the next head coach of the Nuggets. Adding to that support is former Nugget and Colorado legend Chauncey Billups, who thinks Hunt is the right man for the job.In an interview with KDVR in Denver, Billups said Hunt did a "great job" last year in turning the Nuggets around after the failed Brian Shaw experiment. Billups also added that...
Via Fox Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups discusses the Pistons drafting Darko Milicic over Carmelo Anthony

Remember when the Pistons had the second pick in the 2003 NBA draft? Remember when they deemed it'd be a better choice to draft Darko Milicic with that selection instead of Syracuse freshman Carmelo Anthony? That must eat up Anthony even to this day.Former Pistons point guard Chauncey Billups went on the always entertaining ESPN show Highly Questionable to talk with Dan Le Batard...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups gives his choices for next Denver Nuggets head coach

  There is no one who better encapsulates Denver Basketball than Chauncey Billups. On the latest episode of “Peel the Onion Podcast“, Denver sports insider and BSN Denver contributor Brandon Krisztal sat down with “Mr. Big Shot” himself for a very candid conversation about life after basketball and what Denver means to him. This podcast is a must listen for any basketball...
Via BSN Denver
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Peel the onion with Chauncey Billups

Chauncey Billups is Colorado basketball. He’s the best high school player, the best player from any Colorado university and the best NBA player the state has ever produced. In this conversation he opens up about why Colorado means so much to him, and he offers his thoughts on who the next Nuggets head coach should be… spoiler Alert: He does not suggest himself. Click here to...
Via Mile High Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Chauncey Billups, Mike Pritchard head 2015 Colorado athletic hall of fame class

Former basketball star Chauncey Billups and Mike Pritchard, the most valuable player on Colorado's 1990 national championship football team, highlight a distinguished list of 11 members who will be inducted into CU's Athletic Hall of Fame.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
May 11, 2015

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

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

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
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