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Billups aims for at least two more seasons

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06:55 AM ET 05.08 | Rarely lacking in confidence, Chauncey Billups has faith he'll return even better in 2013-14. [Billups], 36, proclaimed that after an injury-plagued 2012-13 season he would be back to full strength. Close? "I won't be close," Billups said a day after the Clippers were eliminated from the playoffs in six games by the Memphis Grizzlies. "I'll be there next year. I've finally got my body back in position where I've turned a corner and I feel good. Now, it's all about me putting in the work and going through it." Billups is a free agent and said he wants to play at least two more seasons before moving into a role in a team's front office.

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May 8, 2013  09:05 AM ET

You Are Done, Bro.

May 8, 2013  09:37 AM ET

The mind is saying "yes" but the body is saying "no way"

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May 8, 2013  10:07 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

You Are Done, Bro.

+1

May 8, 2013  10:55 AM ET

A third string point guard with minimum contract that aint bad... I hope some teams grants him his wish. He's still a good player at his age and deserves to be in the league. There's some players that don't belong but will be making more than Billups will command.I hope some team gives him a chance.

Golden state maybe?

May 8, 2013  11:32 AM ET

Billups is well-cooked, and done.

May 8, 2013  12:45 PM ET

with the Clippers? Let's hope not. Might make a decent coach though?

May 8, 2013  12:56 PM ET

Why would any team waste time and money on a 37 year old guy who shoots 40% and has only played 20 games in each of the past two years? The fiascos of Kidd and Nash should be a warning about ancient guards in the NBA.

May 8, 2013  03:30 PM ET

I hope for Billups sake he's not one of these athletes that spent all of his money and that's the motivation for wanting to play 2 more years!

May 8, 2013  04:57 PM ET

God Bless Him, he still shakes, Rattles and Rolls, not as quick as he used to be but quick enough for 2 more years, I wish him well no matter where he winds up!!!

May 8, 2013  05:00 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Why would any team waste time and money on a 37 year old guy who shoots 40% and has only played 20 games in each of the past two years? The fiascos of Kidd and Nash should be a warning about ancient guards in the NBA.

I thought Jason Kidd was in this years playoffs? I might be wrong of course, when retires he goes in the HOF first year out of the box, followed by Steve Nash, or visa versa!!!!

May 8, 2013  06:14 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Why would any team waste time and money on a 37 year old guy who shoots 40% and has only played 20 games in each of the past two years? The fiascos of Kidd and Nash should be a warning about ancient guards in the NBA.

What fiasco with Kidd?

May 8, 2013  06:22 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

You Are Done, Bro.

Lakers need another old timer playing the point Jack.

 
May 8, 2013  11:21 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Why would any team waste time and money on a 37 year old guy who shoots 40% and has only played 20 games in each of the past two years? The fiascos of Kidd and Nash should be a warning about ancient guards in the NBA.

for sure.

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