Portland Trail Blazers reportedly to hire Chauncey Billups as head coach

The former 2004 Detroit Pistons NBA Finals MVP appears to be on the verge of officially becoming an NBA head coach. Per multiple reports, Chauncey Billups is about to be named the head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers: During his playing career, Billups was a five-time NBA All-Star and a three-time All-NBA selection. He … Read more

Former Detroit Pistons PG Chauncey Billups emerges as frontrunner for NBA head coaching gig

According to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, former Detroit Pistons point guard Chauncey Billups has emerged as the frontrunner to be offered the Portland Trail Blazers head coaching job. Billups, who played 17 seasons in the NBA, is currently an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Clippers. Chauncey Billups has emerged as the frontrunner … Read more

Former Detroit Pistons PG Chauncey Billups advances to second interview

According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski, former Detroit Pistons PG Chauncey Billups, along with Becky Hammon, has advanced to a second interview with the Portland Trail Blazers. From ESPN: Billups has been in contact with several teams in this search process and remains with the Clippers in their Western Conference finals series against the Phoenix … Read more

Rip Hamilton gives his endorsement to Chauncey Billups for Blazers job

Earlier today, news broke that former Detroit Pistons MVP Chauncey Billups was considered the favorite to land the recently vacated head coaching position with the Portland Trail Blazers. Of course, as a current assistant with the Los Angeles Clippers, Billups is prohibited by League rules from talking to another team until his season is over. … Read more

Chauncey Billups, Juwan Howard reportedly candidates for NBA head coaching job

Two local basketball legends are reportedly in the mix to land an NBA head coaching position. The Portland Trail Blazers and head coach Terry Stotts have mutually agreed to part ways after nine seasons and 402 wins shortly after Portland’s playoff loss to the Denver Nuggets, and there are already several candidates to fill the … Read more

The 10 Greatest Detroit Video Game Athletes of All-Time

*Originally published by former DSN writer Ryan Van Dusen in August of 2015. Let’s get this clear right from the start: this is a list that, for the most part, set out to identify the most dominant Detroit-based video game athletes of all-time. But this rundown isn’t all about overall ratings. We made sure to leave at … Read more

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. Embed from Getty Images 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 … Read more

NBA teams scouting former Detroit Pistons MVP Chauncey Billups as head coaching candidate

Could Mr. Big Shot soon become Mr. Head coach? It sure looks like that’s a possibility. A report from senior Yahoo NBA writer Chris Haynes indicates that NBA teams are scouting former Detroit Pistons Finals MVP Chauncey Billups as a head coaching candidate. Billups, who retired in 2014, had been in talks regarding the vacant … Read more

Report: 2 Former Detroit Pistons among top candidates for assistant GM position

The Detroit Pistons are looking for a new general manager and once that position is filled, they will also hire an assistant GM. According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, two former Pistons are among the top candidates to land the assistant GM position. Those players are Tayshaun Prince and Chauncey Billups. From … Read more

Top 3 general manager candidates for the Detroit Pistons

On Tuesday, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Detroit Pistons are beginning a search for a general manager to work alongside Ed Stefanski and Dwane Casey. The question is, who would be the best candidate for the job that would also be interested in the job? Here are 3 candidates who I believe would be … Read more

Former Pistons great Chauncey Billups takes down Trae Young in H-O-R-S-E

It may not be the basketball we want to watch right now, but at least it’s basketball! On Sunday evening former Detroit Pistons great Chauncey Billups took on Atlanta Hawks sharpshooter Trae Young in the first round of ESPN’s H-O-R-S-E competition. After going down H-O to nothing right off the bat, Billups stormed back to … Read more

Detroit Pistons blockbuster trade tweet would have broken Twitter in 2020

On March 26, 2006, Twitter creator Jack Dorsey sent out the first tweet ever. Over two years later (Oct. 2008), the Detroit Pistons joined the Twitter party and since then they have tweeted out a whopping 72,974 messages. Embed from Getty Images One of the Pistons’ biggest tweets came less than a month later (Nov. … Read more