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Chauncey Billups, New Blazers Draftee Jabari Walker Carry Colorado Connection

A quarter-century ago, Colorado Buffaloes point guard Chauncey Billups was drafted by the Boston Celtics with the 3rd overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft. Now, 25 years later, the Colorado alum has paved the way for another Buffalo to enter the NBA. On Thursday, Jabari Walker became the ninth...
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Chauncey Billups to enter Michigan Sports Hall of Fame

DETROIT — Former Detroit Pistons point guard Chauncey Billups and former San Diego Charger and Detroit native Antonio Gates lead the latest class of inductees for the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame released Thursday night. The class also includes former Detroit high school basketball stars Chris Webber and Shane...
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Lakers Daily

Chauncey Billups heaps massive praise on Darvin Ham, says new Lakers coach is ‘so excited’ about job

The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to return to title contention with a new head coach in Darvin Ham. Some people around the league have expressed excitement for the Lakers’ hiring of Ham, believing that the team made the right move. For one, Kevin Garnett offered his congratulations to Ham on landing the position. Former Lakers player Metta Sandiford-Artest also spoke glowingly of the move, explaining how Ham always has his players’ best interests at heart.

Chauncey Billups praises Lakers’ choice of Darvin Ham as new coach

Here’s the Los Angeles Times, via the Detroit News website, with reaction to the news that the next Los Angeles Lakers head coach is going to be Darvin Ham:. The news of Ham’s hiring — which still hasn’t been announced by the Lakers — has been met with endorsements from those who crossed paths with Ham during his career: former coaches, teammates and colleagues lauding the Lakers for handing things over to a first-time coach.

SOURCE SPORTS: Chauncey Billups, Chris Bosh, Jermaine O’Neal Added to List of 45 Greatest McDonald’s All Americans

The McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee has updated its list of the 45 Greatest All-Time Boys Players in Games history to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the McDonald’s All American Games. Since the list was last updated in 2017 for the 40th annual Games, there have been five new entries. The 45th annual McDonald’s All American Games will be held on March 29 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago, and these latest additions to the roster arrive just in time.
The Oregonian

Justise Winslow fits mold Portland Trail Blazers’ Chauncey Billups seeks

TUALATIN — Justise Winslow is exactly what Portland Trail Blazers coach Chauncey Billups is looking for in a rotational player. Winslow, acquired in Friday’s trade that sent Norman Powell and Robert Covington to the LA Clippers, is tough, physical, has good size at 6-foot-6 and 222 pounds, embraces playing defense and is a good passer.
CBS Sports

Trail Blazers coach Chauncey Billups 'proud' of NBA's record of hiring minority coaches compared to the NFL

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Chauncey Billups revealed that he is "proud" of how the NBA operates in terms of hiring minority coaches compared to the NFL. "I'm really just kind of so proud of our league, to be honest with you," Billups said prior to Wednesday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers. "I think we're light-years ahead of where any other league is. I'm really proud of it, and I think a lot of it has to do with our players and our union, they've been pretty aggressive about what needs to happen."