Ex-Pistons guard Chauncey Billups, Trail Blazers navigate hiring controversy
On Tuesday, the Portland Trail Blazers formally introduced Chauncey Billups as their next head coach. Since Billups’ hiring, there has been controversy after details of a 1997 rape allegation resurfaced last week. In his introductory press conference, Trail Blazers general manager Neil Oshey addressed some of those questions. The results of the investigation gave the Trail Blazers the confidence that Billups was the man for the job. Billups is the successor to Terry Stotts, who led the Trail Blazers to the Western Conference Finals in the 2018-19 season.mlive.com
Blazers hire former Piston Chauncey Billups as head coach
The Portland Trail Blazers have hired Chauncey Billups, the former Detroit Pistons point guard and 2004 NBA Finals MVP, as their new head coach. It is the first head-coaching position for Billups, most recently an assistant with the Los Angeles Clippers. He received a five-year contract, ESPN reported.mlive.com
How to watch Detroit Pistons at Los Angeles Clippers (4/11/21) | Channel, Stream, Time
The Detroit Pistons wrap up their road trip with a stop in the Golden State where they face the Los Angeles Clippers. The Pistons are on the second night off a back-to-back ahead of their meeting with the third-ranked team in the Western Conference. Catch the game on Bally Sports Detroit and stream it on NBA League Pass or AT&T TV. Who: Detroit Pistons (16-37) at Los Angeles Clippers (36-18)When: Sunday, April 11Time: 10 p.m. ETWhere: Staples Center -- Los AngelesTV: Bally Sports DetroitStream: NBA League Pass | AT&T TVmlive.com
Where are they now: 2004 Detroit Pistons championship team
AUBURN HILLS, MI - JUNE 15: Ben Wallace #3 (C) of the Detroit Pistons holds up the Larry O'Brien NBA Championship trophy as he celebrates with teammatesafter defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 100-87 in game five of the 2004 NBA Finals on June 15, 2004 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)This article first appeared in the Pistons Pivot Newsletter, a periodical newsletter for Pistons fans with breaking news, analysis and more. Welcome to the Pistons Pivot Newsletter, our newest ClickOnDetroit offering for Pistons fans! 🏆 Catching up with 2004 PistonsFor me, my biggest Detroit Pistons team is the 2004 championship squad. So, I figured, let’s take a look: Where are key members of the 2004 Pistons team now?
Storied Lions beat writer Tom Kowalski among Michigan Sports Hall of Fame inductees
Tom Kowalski covered the Detroit Lions for more than 30 years. On Wednesday, the late sportswriter’s contributions were recognized with an induction into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. Kowalski died unexpectedly in 2011 at the age of 51. Kowalski began cover the Lions for the Oakland Press, a stint that included the 1982 Super Bowl in Detroit. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2009.mlive.com
Former Pistons point guard Chauncey Billups reportedly set to join Clippers as assistant
Former Detroit Pistons point guard Chauncey Billups will reportedly add “coach” to his resume. The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported that the NBA Champion would join the Los Angeles Clippers. The team made the decision to promote assistant coach Ty Lue to the head coach. New Clippers head coach Ty Lue’s coaching staff will include: NBA champion, ’04 Finals MVP and five-time All-Star Chauncey Billups and former Hawks/Bucks/Cavaliers head coach Larry Drew, per source. Billups had also expressed interest in possibly becoming a general manager of an NBA team.mlive.com
Former Detroit Piston Chauncey Billups launches hair salon
Chauncey Billups is back in the Detroit area with the launch of Salon Plaza in Southfield. Watch an interview with his wife, Piper Billups, and Local 4's Rhonda Walker above. For more information on Salon Plaza, go here. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Perseids peak tonight | Rain returns to the forecast
There will be considerably more moon-free viewing time than at the Perseids likely peak from late evening August 12 until dawn August 13. Ex-Pistons star Chauncey Billups opens salon in Southfield A ribbon cutting is planned for Monday at "Salon Plaza" in Southfield, a new salon owned by Chauncey Billups and his wife Piper. National Vinyl Record DayGet spinning with National Vinyl Record Day! SPONSOREDIf you haven't gotten in on this Renaissance Festival tickets discount, do it now! This year's festival runs weekends and Labor Day, Aug. 17 to Sept. 29.