Former Detroit Pistons Finals MVP Chauncey Billups lands assistant coaching gig

The man known affectionately as “Mr. Big Shot” is now an NBA assistant coach.

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Chauncey Billups, who led the Detroit Pistons to the 2004 NBA championship and was named Finals MVP, is now the assistant head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers under new head coach Ty Lue.

During his playing career, Billups was a five-time NBA All-Star and a three-time All-NBA selection. He retired in 2014, and has served as a studio analyst. Last year, he became a game analyst on Los Angeles Clippers telecasts in addition to his work with ESPN.

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