After 17 seasons in the NBA Chauncey Billups is retiring.
The Detroit Pistons say they won’t pick up the team option on Chauncey Billups’ contract for the 2014-15 season.
The Detroit Pistons picked University of Colorado Buffaloes shooting guard Spencer Dinwiddie with the No. 38 overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night.
Thirty years ago, the Detroit Pistons beat the Denver Nuggets 186-184 in triple overtime, a game that remains the highest scoring in NBA history.
For many Detroit Pistons fans, the team’s decline can be traced to that November day in 2008, when they traded Chauncey Billups.
For a squad with designs on challenging the top teams in the West, this wasn’t exactly the start the Nuggets envisioned: An 0-3 road swing in which their offense looked sluggish at times.