On Tuesday, legendary NWA rapper Ice Cube and his new BIG3 basketball league announced that J.R. Rider, Earl Boykins, Brian Cook, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, and Latrell Spreewell would be joining the new upstart 3-on-3 league. On Wednesday, the league revealed its third of eight official teams to play in the summer classic with the addition of the “Killer […]
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Billups was coached by Karl for several seasons on the Nuggets. George Karl’s new book Furious George will probably sell well, but it’s coming at the expense of his legacy. Karl needlessly ripped into the teammates he coached on the Nuggets, including Kenyon Martin, Carmelo Anthony, and J.R. Show More Summary
This past week, excerpts from former Nuggets coach Geaorge Karl’s book ‘Furious George’ were revealed and it took many shots at a young Carmelo Anthony, J.R. Smith, & Kenyon Martin. “Carmelo was a true conundrum for me in the six years I had him. He was the best offensive player I ever coached. He was […]
That poor cat.
That poor cat.
Chauncey Billups, who’s rise to NBA lore was his reputation for making big shots (hence his nickname Mr. Big Shot) in the playoffs, has caused a stir around the NBA circles for his recent comments surrounding marijuana. Billups, who has been retired since 2014, has advocated that the NBA should lift the ban on marijuana.... Show More Summary
If you’ve ever found yourself watching an NBA game and thinking, “Am I crazy, or does our team seem stoned tonight?” then (...)
Weed has been a big topic of conversation in NBA circles after Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr stated he smoked weed to relieve pain after his back surgery last year. Former Detroit Pistons point guard Chauncey Billups and NBA Countdown crew gave their thoughts on the topic and Billups comments were especially interesting as he […]
Discussions regarding the use of marijuana as a safer pain-relief alternative have become more prevalent in the NBA since Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr acknowledged in early December he tried using it to treat chronic back...Show More Summary
Being a professional athlete can be a nerve-wracking thing. To calm down, some players pray before games. Others might eat a certain meal. Perhaps they’ll turn to to a loved one for a pep talk. Or maybe they’ll smoke marijuana. According to Chauncey Billups, some NBA players regularly did just that, and he was totally […]
Billups says marijuana helped some of his former teammates "focus-in on the gameplan." The post Chauncey Billups Says Some Teammates ‘Played Better’ While High on Marijuana appeared first on SLAMonline.
Marijuana usage in the NBA has been a hot-button issue this season, with people like Steve Kerr and Phil Jackson weighing in. Essentially, as weed becomes legalized in more and more states, and normalized throughout society, it becomes more attractive to professional athletes as a non-addictive painkilling option. Show More Summary
"I wanted them to actually smoke."
“I wanted them to actually smoke.”
Chauncey Billups would love to join an NBA front office if the right opportunity presented itself. One of those possibilities could be his former team, the Denver Nuggets. In an interview with AM 1340 in Denver on Friday, the five-time...Show More Summary
The New York Knicks and their triangle offense have struggled mightily since being instituted at the start of the 2014-15 season by team president Phil Jackson. New York is 43-103 in that span, and its offense has been one of the worst...Show More Summary
2016 All-Star Weekend was all about Kobe Bryant. Now that he's headed toward retirement, his already-retired peers like Tracy McGrady, Rick Fox and Chauncey Billups share adviceon how to leave the game gracefully. The post T-Mac, Chauncey Billups, Rick Fox Give Kobe Retirement Advice (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Chauncey Billups’ No.1 jersey went up into the rafters in Detroit for all-time Wednesday night, as the Pistons honored their championship-winning former point guard. Members of the 2004 title squad The post WATCH: Detroit Pistons Retire Chauncey Billups’ Jersey appeared first on SLAMonline.