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The Detroit Pistons set to retire Billups’ and Wallace’s numbers

The Detroit Pistons have finally decided to do the right thing and they have announced the dates for the jersey number retirement for Chauncey Billups and Ben Wallace. OFFICIAL: We'll be honoring and retiring jerseys for Ben Wallace on January 16 and Chauncey Billups on February 10! — Detroit Pistons (@DetroitPistons) November 23, 2015 So that means...
Via The Majors Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons announce jersey retirements for Ben Wallace, Chauncey Billups

The Detroit Pistons announced Monday that they will honor and retire jerseys for Ben Wallace and Chauncey Billups this season. Wallace will be honored during a halftime ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 16 when the Pistons host the Golden State Warriors. Billups will have his jersey retired during a halftime ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 10 when the Pistons face the Denver Nuggets. "Our franchise...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Billups, Wallace reportedly to have numbers retired by Pistons

Chauncey Billups was named Finals MVP in 2004. Two of the most important players in the Pistons' 2004 championship run reportedly will be honored this season.Chauncey Billups and Ben Wallace will have their numbers retired at two separate ceremonies, according to the Detroit Free Press.Billups sent six-plus seasons with the Pistons, helping them reach back-to-back trips to the Finals...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Happy birthday to the King of Park Hill, Chauncey Billups

No other athlete embodies our slogan, “from the preps to the pros” better than Chauncey Billups. He was a high school star at George Washington. He took the Buffs to the NCAA tournament. And not only did he win NBA Finals MVP with the Detroit Pistons, he helped the Nuggets reach the Western Conference Finals. From all of us at Mile High Sports, happy birthday, Chauncey! Here...
Via Mile High Sports
September 25, 2015  |  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

Cavaliers Rumors: Chauncey Billups works out for 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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Pistons retire Billups' No. 1?

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 the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Clipper Billups: 'No way I would have played'

Chauncey Billups has friends on the Los Angeles Clippers, and he respects the players who were his teammates for two seasons. But the veteran point guard wouldn't have joined them on the floor Sunday afternoon. Billups said Monday on ESPN radio that had he still been a member of the Clippers, where he played from 2011-13, he would have boycotted Game 4 of their playoff series against...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 28, 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 decline...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 24, 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 only 19...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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