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...
Chauncey Billups always talked about becoming a front office executive after his playing days were over. It appears that dream has been put on hold because Big Shot Billups has joined the world-wide leader.
SI.com is reporting that Billups has inked a multi-year deal with ESPN to become a studio analyst.
SI.com has learned that Chauncey Billups has been hired by ESPN to work as...
I think this is something he will be good at.
In July, Chauncey Billups told me he was interested in becoming a GM or a broadcaster. Now, SI reports that ESPN has hired him as analyst.
— Alex Kennedy (@AlexKennedyNBA) October 14, 2014
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...
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!
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Chauncey Billups just announced his retirement from the NBA. Here are his top 10 plays from his 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...
When the Magic acquired Chauncey Billups in February 2000, he was hurt. There was no chance he was ever going to suit up in a Magic uniform. Not a chance.
That was the Heart and Hustle year. The Magic just wanted to clear cap and Billups was nothing more than an expiring contract. Orlando shipped out Tariq Abdul-Wahad and Chris Gatling and got Billups and Ron Mercer‘s expiring...
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...
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...
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“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...
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...
Via AP on Fox
September 10, 2014
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...
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.
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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...
Goodbye Mr. Big Shot. NBA vet Chauncey Billups has announced his retirement from the NBA after a long and memorable 17-year tenure.
The 5-time all-star was the MVP of the 2004 Finals when he was with the Detroit Pistons. Billups continued adding to his legacy with his stint in Denver.
Billups stated the following for why he decided now was the right time, via BlackSportsOnline:
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.
September 09, 2014
Denver basketball legend Chauncey Billups must be tired of his 9,206 sq. ft. suburban mansion because the 17-year NBA vet has listed...
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Last season it was a homecoming for Chauncey Billups to the Detroit Pistons. He played the role of mentor to the young point guards and many thought he would move on to an assistant coaching role or even front office. Chauncey Billups’ career with the Detroit Pistons seems to be over.
Report: Chauncey Billups a real possibility to make Cleveland...
Without a doubt, the Cleveland Cavaliers are making the biggest moves in the 2014 offseason. Led by the free agent signing of native son LeBron James and now rumored to have a deal in place for acquiring All-Star forward Kevin Love. Plus they signed Mike Miller and still may get Ray Allen to reunite with LeBron in Cleveland. But the Cavaliers are insatiable, looking for any...
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ALL ABOARDDDDD…the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ bandwagon!
I could’ve swore that’s what I heard when LeBron James decided to take his talents back to Ohio. Apparently, players all around the league heard the cry too.
Just a few months ago, players should’ve been fighting to hop a train out of Cleveland, now it seems they are trying to take the...
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We’ve hit the dog days of the NBA summer. All the big name free agents have been snatched up. Summer league is over. Training camps are still weeks away. So now is the perfect time to reminisce a bit over current NBA players’ career accomplishments to see if they are Hall of Fame worthy or not. We kick off the proceedings with: Chauncey...
The Cleveland Cavaliers met with Chauncey Billups.
Billups only visited and a front office role or player contract could form down the line.
No agreement is imminent.
Billups played with the Detroit Pistons last season.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have met with veteran guard Chauncey Billups. Head assistant coach Tyronn Lue, general manager David Griffin and head coach David Blatt were present at the meeting. Billups only played 21 games in 2010-11, 20 games in 2011-12, 22 games in 2012-13, and 19 games last season. He made...
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A decade after the 2004 NBA title, the Detroit Pistons should strongly consider retiring another jersey number.
Andre Drummond announced Tuesday on Twitter that -- despite Chauncey Billups leaving the Pistons after one injury-wrecked season -- he's going to continue wearing No. 0. Drummond wore No. 1 at the beginning of his NBA career, but gave it up when Billups returned to...