(Video) NBA: Chauncey Billups Said Some of His Teammates ‘Played Better’ While High on Marijuana

Legalization of marijuana has been a major debate in the country as more states are legalizing medical marijuana, and some going even further as to legalize recreational use.  Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr admitted to using marijuana to deal with chronic back pain, and it has opened the conversation to the positive effect it could have on players.  While on ESPN’s NBA Countdown this past Friday, Chauncey Billups said he wanted some of his former teammates to play while high on marijuana because it actually “helped them focus in on the gameplan.”


NBA Report: Timberwolves to Pursue Chauncey Billups as Assistant Coach

Flip Saunders was officially named the new head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves and he’s already ready to fill out his bench.


NBA: Andre Drummond Reveals If He Will Give Up His Uniform Number To Chauncey Billups

Chauncey Billups is back in Detroit.  The Pistons brought Billups back on a two-year deal for $2.5 million a year.  Chauncey likes to rock his number 1 jersey, but problem is that Andre Drummond already has it.  So will Andre give it up?!  Find out after the jump…


NBA: Could Chauncey Billups Become the Clippers Head Coach?

The Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Memphis Grizzlies 118-105 Friday night and was eliminated from the playoffs in the first round.  Many people attribute their troubles to head coach Vinny Del Negro’s poor rotations and plays.  It is assumed around the league that Del Negro will be fired and one name as his possible replacement is surprising.  Read more after the jump.


NBA: Chauncey Billups Out With Injury & Could Miss the Remainder of the Season

The LA Clippers had been without veteran point guard Chauncey Billups for much of the season due to injury.  He returned and after playing 20 games, it appears he’s done once again.  Read more after the jump.


NBA: Clippers Veteran Guard Chauncey Billups Eyes December Return

The Los Angeles Clippers are pretty stacked though they are without veteran point guard Chauncey Billups.  He suffered an achilles tear and has been very careful about his return trying to make sure he’s fully healed.  Now it appears he might finally have a return date.  Read more after the jump. Shay Marie


NBA: Chauncey Billups Speaks on the Clippers/Lakers Rivalry

Last season, for the first time ever, we saw the Clippers threaten to overshadow the Lakers as the best team in Los Angeles.  The addition of Chris Paul gave Blake Griffin and company an elite floor leader to usher in a new era of playoff basketball, and gave Clippers fans reason to believe in their team as possible contenders.  They fell short of that goal in postseason play, but Chauncey Billups believes the franchise he adopted put itself in the discussion with its cross-arena rival.  Read more after the jump. Shay Marie x Sabrina B.


NBA: Chauncey Billups Targeting a December Return From Achilles Injury

Say what you want about Chauncey Billups, but do not question the man’s dedication.  The Clippers guard immediately got word out after his devastating Achilles injury that he would not be retiring. He’s kept that word up the entire way. He’s vowed to return this season. And at media day for the Clippers Friday, Billups revealed that while he’s not going to be around for the Clippers’ opener this season, he won’t be gone too long, and will be back on the floor before the calendar says “13.”  Read more after the jump. Shay Marie x Sabrina B.


NBA: OJ Mayo Says Chauncey Billups Told Him to Sign With the Dallas Mavericks

Chauncey Billups may be a member of the L.A. Clippers, but when OJ Mayo rang him up looking for some advice on where to sign his next deal this past summer, Mr. Big Shot pointed Mayo southward.  Read more after the jump. Shay Marie x Sabrina B.


NBA: Clippers To Sign Jamal Crawford & Chauncey Billups — Cancel Meeting with Ray Allen

Sabrina B. The Clippers were informed on Thursday that guards Jamal Crawford and Chauncey Billups intend to sign contracts with the team when the NBA’s moratorium period is lifted for free agents to sign deals, according to NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.


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