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.
37-year-old Detroit Pistons point guard Chauncey Billups will apparently not have to go far to shoot hoops this summer.
“That would have been my personal option. There’s no way I would have played in that game.”
The question is whether the Pistons, led by Los Angeles-based owner Tom Gores, will give Billups the opportunity.
The Detroit Pistons announced today that guard Chauncey Billups underwent a successful arthroscopic surgical procedure on his left knee.
Bynum, a sixth-year player, did not seem much happier with the situation on Thursday at the team practice facility.
“Some people just have it in them, those ice-cold veins,” said forward Greg Monroe. “He just has a knack for making big shots.”
Greg Monroe had 24 points and 16 rebounds, and the new-look Detroit Pistons won their season opener in convincing fashion, beating the Washington Wizards 113-102 Wednesday night.
The PIstons have missed the playoffs the last four seasons, but if the team’s ability to win has changed as much as its roster, Detroit could be in good shape.
Detroit Pistons’ general manager Joe Dumars made a splash this summer, adding Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings to a young lineup, and the league has taken notice.