TAG: Chauncey Billups

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Jul 15, 2013 / 1:00 pm

8 Overlooked NBA Moves You Need To Know About: The Fantasy Basketball Summer Fallout

Monta Ellis

Monta Ellis (photo. Bethany Gilbert)

Finally the Dwightmare is over and players are settling in to new deals and homes. There are still plenty of free agents to be had, but with some major pieces landing in place, it’s time to assess some fantasy values. If you’re looking for the fallout of the deals made before free agency started, they’re featured in our fantasy guide to the NBA offseason. And if you’re looking for the 12 moves that altered the landscape of fantasy basketball, check out part one of our roundup. Read More »

2013 Free Agency, Latest News, NBA / Jul 11, 2013 / 10:48 am

Report: Pistons Will Bring Chauncey Billups Back

Chauncey Billups (photo. adidas)

Chauncey Billups (photo. adidas)

Chuancey Billups will return to the Detroit Pistons, signing a two-year deal with the second year a team option, reports Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. Billups will turn 37 years old in September, and he was looking for a multi-year deal to finish out his career. It makes sense he would want to return to the team he helped lead to a championship. Read More »

Video / Jul 10, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Skip Bayless Calls Blake Griffin “Soft” & “Overrated” Before Griffin Challenges The Haters

Blake Griffin

Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith were at their bombastic best this morning when they were debating the heart of Blake Griffin on ESPN’s “First Take. Bayless, ever the provocateur, called him “soft” and “overrated,” while Smith recounted Griffin’s meek play against the Grizzlies’ Zach Randolph in the first round of the 2013 NBA playoffs. Read More »

NBA / Jul 10, 2013 / 12:00 pm

The Best Current NBA Player From Each Of The 50 States

Amar'e Stoudemire

We all have a hometown. Whether you loved it or couldn’t wait to leave it, it’s a part of who you are. There’s something about your hometown that just sticks with you, whether it’s the people you meet, the lessons you learn, or the sheer pride you might have for it. Read More »

NBA, Video / Jun 10, 2013 / 8:00 pm

Chauncey Billups: Blake Griffin is “Too Nice”

chauncey billups

How good of a point guard/manager is Chauncey Billups? Earlier today he was able to wrangle Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless into a semi-coherent conversation. So congrats on that, Chauncey.

In the midst of that interview, Billups also had some pretty interesting things to say about Blake Griffin when Stephen A. asked him if he though Blake is “soft.” His answers come on the heels of a postseason that saw Zach Randolph question Griffin’s toughness not once but twice, and while also taking him to the deck.

Here is Chauncey’s quote:

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NBA / Jun 10, 2013 / 10:16 am

Chauncey Billups Says He’s Interested in Joining the Miami Heat

Chauncey Billups

Chauncey Billups (photo. Jonathan Mannion)

Apparently it’s Ancient NBA Point God Day here at Dime. Next up, Chauncey Billups, who says he’s interested in joining the Miami Heat next season. Read More »

NBA, NBA Draft / May 30, 2013 / 12:00 pm

Allen Iverson, Michael Redd & Ranking The Best & Worst NBA Draft Classes From 1989-2000

Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson (photo. Reebok)

Pundits and fans constantly analyze the NBA Draft, thinking they can nail the right pick. But sometimes you just get a bad draft. The draft might be deft of superstars and your favorite team may be left with a middling player who ends up sitting on the bench for the majority of his NBA tenure. And sometimes, you get a draft where you can’t miss. Read More »

NBA / May 16, 2013 / 11:15 am

How To Fix The Clippers: Trade Eric Bledsoe For Help & Then Sign Jarrett Jack

Chris Paul

Chris Paul (photo. Daymon Gardner)

With less than eight teams remaining in the NBA Playoffs, it means a few “contenders” have already been eliminated from title contention. The offseason is the time for these teams to retool to prepare for deeper runs next season. The Los Angeles Clippers were one of the better teams in the Western Conference all year. Read More »

NBA / May 14, 2013 / 4:15 pm

The Grizzlies Are Starting To Look Like The 2004 Champion Pistons

Zach Randolph

Zach Randolph, Dime #19

Defense wins championships. Over the years, the same concept is continuously preached… all the while Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Michael Jordan rule the world with unmatched offense. However, in the end over the past 25 years, that theory has been proven correct more consistently than not. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / May 5, 2013 / 3:33 am

Could Chauncey Billups Coach The Clippers Next Year?

Chauncey Billups

Chauncey Billups (photo. Jonathan Mannion)

The Clippers had to be the most disappointing team this postseason, not only blowing a 2-0 lead against Memphis, but also giving up a real chance at making the Finals. No one was more talented. There’s a good chance coach Vinny Del Negro isn’t brought back next year, and this is the craziest name we’ve heard yet as a potential replacement: Chauncey Billups. Read More »