Chauncey Billups RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chauncey Billups joining ESPN as NBA studio analyst

    SI "Mr. Big Shot is heading for the small screen. has learned that 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..." October 14

  • Chauncey Billups retires: 'It's just time'

    Yahoo! Sports "Chauncey Billups, the 2004 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player and former Detroit Pistons star, told Yahoo Sports on Tuesday he is retiring after 17 NBA seasons. Billups became an unrestricted free agent when the Pistons declined the second and final year of a contract option that would have paid..." September 10

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    If Saunders decides to go through with moving downstairs w/Wolves, sources say he is expected to pursue Chauney Billups as assistant coach

  • Piston Chauncey Billups practices for front office

    Detroit News "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..." April 16

  • Pistons' Chauncey Billups not thinking about retirement

    Detroit News "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..." March 20

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

    Michigan Live "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..." February 25

  • Chauncey Billups out after knee surgery

    Inside Hoops "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..." February 21

  • Pistons' Chauncey Billups to undergo knee surgery, sources say

    Detroit News "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..." February 20

  • Pistons' Chauncey Billups: Mentor now, front office later

    Detroit News "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..." February 12

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    Vincent Goodwill @vgoodwill

    Chauncey Billups will play tonight for the #Pistons vs Minny

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

    Michigan Live "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..." December 07

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    Dave Pemberton @drpemberton

    #Pistons coach Mo Cheeks said Chauncey Billups is out tonight and Will Bynum could play.

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    Dave Pemberton @drpemberton

    Chauncey Billups and Will Bynum are inactive for the #Pistons tonight against the #Hawks. Charlie Villanueva is active.

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    Dave Pemberton @drpemberton

    Will Bynum and Chauncey Billups both out for the #Pistons tonight

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    Keith Langlois @Keith_Langlois

    Billups and Bynum inactive tonight for #Pistons Sore left hamstring for Bynum

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    Detroit Pistons @detroitpistons

    Chauncey is day to day with left knee tendinitis RT @Keith_Langlois: No Chauncey tonight

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    Vincent Goodwill @vgoodwill

    Chauncey and Jennings will start in the backcourt tonight for the #Pistons. Siva and CV inactive

  • Chauncey Billups' return to Pistons surprises Tayshaun Prince

    Detroit News "Former Piston Tayshaun Prince was as surprised as anyone when former teammate Chauncey Billups reunited with the Pistons during free agency this summer. Prince, now with the Grizzlies by way of a midseason trade last January, counts Billups among his closest friends. The two were teammates..." November 02

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

    Detroit News "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..." October 31

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    Vincent Goodwill @vgoodwill

    Billups and Bynum starting tonight

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  • Chauncey Billups can take games off; Brandon Jennings works in mask

    Michigan Live "A day after Chauncey Billups played his longest stint in 20 months Detroit Pistons coach Maurice Cheeks said the veteran guard would have some control over monitoring his minutes when the regular season begins next week. Billups has chosen to play in only two of seven preseason games. Cheeks..." October 24

  • NBA GMs think Chauncey Billups will make best coach among active players

    ESPN " surveyed the league’s general managers and Chauncey Billups finished first for “Which active player will make the best head coach someday?” with 32.1 percent of the vote. Billups knows basketball better than most of his peers gets along well with teammates of varying personalities and..." October 22

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    Keith Langlois @Keith_Langlois

    Chauncey Billups "definitely" playing tonight will see about Thursday's preseason finale

  • Billups provides value both as potential Pistons starter and stabilizer

    Michigan Live "The value of Chauncey Billups beyond the good possibility that he is in the Detroit Pistons' starting lineup for next week's opener was evidenced last week in clearing up some things for struggling rookie Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Billups might win the starting shooting-guard job that..." October 20

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    Keith Langlois @Keith_Langlois

    So no Bynum (food poisoning) Stuckey (thumb) Jennings (jaw) or Billups (rest). @CaldwellPope1 & @PeypeySiva3 start and looking at 40+ min

  • Billups surprised former Piston Rip Hamilton hasn't been picked up, says he's ready

    Detroit Free Press "Chauncey Billups had a ringside seat for Rip Hamilton’s workouts this summer. Both labored under the supervision of Las Vegas-based trainer Joe Abunassar and Billups says that after two injury-marred seasons with the Bulls Hamilton is ready to help a team. Billups is surprised that no one..." October 19

  • Pistons' Chauncey Billups not worried about point guard title, but he wants the ball

    Detroit Free Press "Just like Chauncey Billups promised at media day Monday there he was today directing the show during a brief full-court scrimmage at Detroit Pistons practice. He was paired with Brandon Jennings who was playing off the ball. The sight doesn’t mean that Billups will be the primary..." October 03

  • Chauncey Billups will have quiet season for Pistons

    Rant Sports "Detroit Pistons fans were intrigued with some of the offseason transactions that took place with the team. A very popular signing was that of Chauncey Billups who will turn 37 later this month. The signing was probably more for sentimental seasons and to make amends with Billups for the..." September 21

  • Chauncey Billups returns to Pistons on two-year deal

    Yahoo! Sports "Nearly a decade after resurrecting the franchise and leading it to an NBA championship, Chauncey Billups has reached agreement on a two-year contract to return to the Detroit Pistons, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The deal will be worth $5 million-plus for Billups, league sources..." July 11

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    Brad Turner @BA_Turner

    Clippers renounced rights to Lamar Odom, Chauncey Billups. Clippers still interested in signing Odom to a deal, sources

  • Chauncey Billups unlikely to return with Pistons

    Detroit Free Press "t would be a nice touch if Chauncey Billups could end his career as a Piston. But don’t expect that to happen. After recovering and working relentlessly to come back from an Achilles tear two seasons ago, Billups played and started in just 22 games for the Los Angeles Clippers this season...." July 05

  • Cavs interested in Chauncey Billups

    Yahoo! Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers' acquisition of J.J. Redick and Jared Dudley could impact whether Chauncey Billups and Matt Barnes return. Billups started all 22 regular-season games he played at shooting guard for the Clippers last season. Redick is expected to be the Clippers' new starting shooting..." July 04

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    In light of Redick, Dudley, LAC stills want to re-sign Matt Barnes but "may be tough" to bring back Chauncey Billups,too,NBA source tells Y!

  • Billups: Blake Griffin 'too nice'

    ESPN Los Angeles "Chauncey Billups said Monday that Blake Griffin might be "too nice" and NBA opponents often take advantage of that aspect of the Los Angeles Clippers power forward's personality. Billups, who was an on-set guest on ESPN's "First Take," was reacting to commentary on the program that Griffin is..." June 11

  • Chauncey Billups says he has interest in joining Heat

    Fox Sports Florida "The Miami Heat went after Chauncey Billups before last season but weren’t able to get him. They soon will have another chance. The veteran point guard will become a free agent July 1. He said he then will consider the Heat. “Of course, I would have interest in Miami, of course,’’ Billups..." June 10

  • Chauncey Billups wins inaugural Twyman-Stokes Teammate Award "Awards in whatever walk of life typically honor the latest recipients, and if they happen to be named after someone, there occasionally can be some head-scratching and quizzical looks as to who that was and what exactly they did to get a trophy named after them. A bunch of hockey players, for..." June 10

  • Billups: Blake Griffin 'too nice'

    ESPN "Chauncey Billups said Monday that Blake Griffin might be "too nice" and NBA opponents often take advantage of that aspect of the Los Angeles Clippers power forward's personality. Billups, who was an on-set guest on ESPN's "First Take," was reacting to commentary on the program that Griffin is..." June 10

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Clippers guard Chauncey Billups is the first winner of the Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award, Y! Sports has learned.

  • Clippers' Chauncey Billups and DeAndre Jordan use the buddy system

    Los Angeles Times "The teacher and the student still are in the classroom this late in the season, the lessons of how best to play this game of basketball being taught. Whether it's during a game or at practice or riding the team bus or flying on the Clippers' chartered jet, sage veteran Chauncey Billups has..." April 15

  • Clippers' Billups practices, expects to start Tuesday against Portland

    ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups practiced Monday and is expected to start Tuesday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Clippers forward Caron Butler, who was sidelined for much of Saturday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies with a sore right knee, didn't practice Monday but is..." April 15

  • Chauncey Billups practices, eyes return

    ESPN Los Angeles "Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups practiced Tuesday for the first time since aggravating his strained right groin on March 27 in a game against the New Orleans Hornets, according to Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro. Billups, who initially suffered the injury March 19 against the..." April 10

  • Clippers’ Billups hoping to return before playoffs

    ESPN "Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups said he won't play in Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers, but is hopeful he can return from a nagging groin injury before the end of the regular season. "I'm getting better," Billups said Saturday. "I hope to play before the season's over..." April 07

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    Brad Turner @

    Willie Green starting at guard tonight vs Spurs in place of Chauncey Billups, who has strained right groin.

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    John Reid @

    Clippers guard Chauncey Billups out for rest of game with groin strain. He finished with 11 points on four-of-five shooting in first half.

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    Madelyn Burke @

    Chauncey Billups (groin) OUT for Clippers tonight in Dallas.

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    Madelyn Burke @

    Eric Bledsoe (calf) and Ronny Turiaf (knee) will play tonight. Chauncey Billups (groin) is OUT. Willie Green will start #Clippers

  • Billups behind the back to Jordan -- The pass of the year?

    Clips Nation "The Clippers did a lot of things well on offense against the Bobcats Tuesday night. They made 54% of their field goals, and shot slightly better than that from three point range. (Their free throw shooting was another matter entirely, but we'll ignore that for now.) But what they did especially..." February 27

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    Ramona Shelburne @

    Good news for the Clips. Source tells me "everybody (Blake, CP, Chauncey, JC) is playing at this point." if no setbacks, it's on vs. Heat

  • Clippers hope to get Chris Paul, Chauncey Billups back for Friday's game against NBA champ Miami

    L.A. Daily News "The Clippers are optimistic guard Chris Paul and Chauncey Billups will play Friday against the Miami Heat. Paul has missed the past eight games with a knee bruise but has been increasing his work level and is moving around much better in recent days. Before Wednesday's game, the Clippers..." February 07