Chauncey Billups

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 03:  Piper and Chauncey Billups (L) toast with Moet & Chandon at the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon)

Chauncey Billups Enjoying Retired Life

At 38 and struggling to stay healthy after 17 NBA seasons, Billups decided to step away from basketball this summer.

97.1 The Ticket–10/27/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - NOVEMBER 3: Chauncey Billuyps #1 of the Detroit Pistons stands for the National Anthem against the Boston Celtics during the game on November 3, 2013 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Dan Lippitt/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rodney Stuckey: Pistons’ Downfall Triggered By Billups Trade

Former Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey attributes the Pistons’ recent decline directly to the trading of Chauncey Billups for Allen Iverson in 2008.

97.1 The Ticket–10/11/2014

NBA Finals Game 5: Lakers v Pistons

Chauncey Billups Retires After 17 NBA Seasons ‘It’s Just Time’

Chauncey Billups tells Yahoo Sports he is retiring.

09/10/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - NOVEMBER 3: Chauncey Billuyps #1 of the Detroit Pistons stands for the National Anthem against the Boston Celtics during the game on November 3, 2013 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Dan Lippitt/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pistons Decline Team Option On Chauncey Billups

Billups, who had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee in February, played in just 19 games in the 2013-14 campaign, averaging 3.8 points and 2.2 assists.

97.1 The Ticket–06/30/2014

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Check Out The New Backyard Basketball Court Of Chauncey Billups

37-year-old Detroit Pistons point guard Chauncey Billups will apparently not have to go far to shoot hoops this summer.

CBS Detroit–06/26/2014

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MAY 19:  (L-R) Team owner Donald Sterling of Los Angeles Clippers talks with team owner Peter Holt of the San Antonio Spurs as the SPurs host the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 19, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.   (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Billups On Players’ Response To Sterling: ‘No Way I Would Have Played’

“That would have been my personal option. There’s no way I would have played in that game.”

CBS Detroit–04/28/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - FEBRUARY 7: Chauncey Billups #1 of the Detroit Pistons handles the ball against the Brooklyn Nets on February 7, 2014 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Chauncey Billups Says He Is Ready To Move From Court To Front Office

The question is whether the Pistons, led by Los Angeles-based owner Tom Gores, will give Billups the opportunity.

CBS Detroit–04/16/2014

MEMPHIS, TN - NOVEMBER 1: Chauncey Billups #1 of the Detroit Pistons shoots against Tony Allen #9 of the Memphis Grizzlies on November 1, 2013 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Chauncey Billups Undergoes Successful Surgery On His Left Knee

The Detroit Pistons announced today that guard Chauncey Billups underwent a successful arthroscopic surgical procedure on his left knee.

97.1 The Ticket–02/20/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: Will Bynum #12 of the Detroit Pistons has his shot blocked by A.J. Price #12 (R) of the Washington Wizards as teammate Kevin Seraphin #13 (L) looks on during the first half at Verizon Center on February 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Cheeks On Heated In-Game Exchange With Bynum: ‘It’s Not An Issue’

Bynum, a sixth-year player, did not seem much happier with the situation on Thursday at the team practice facility.

CBS Detroit–02/06/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - OCTOBER 22: Chauncey Billups #1 of the Detroit Pistons shoots against the Washington Wizards during the game on October 22, 2013 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by D. Williams/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

‘Mr. Big Shot’ Chauncey Billups Lives Up To His Name In First Game Back

“Some people just have it in them, those ice-cold veins,” said forward Greg Monroe. “He just has a knack for making big shots.”

CBS Detroit–10/31/2013

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