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Colorado great Chauncey Billups looks ready to exit NBA

Published: June 30, 2014, 8:47 pm, by David Ramsey

Chauncey Billups, once one of the greatest high school players in Colorado history, appears to be done as an NBA player.

The Detroit Pistons have declined to picks up his $2.5 million option for next season.

Billups averaged 15.2 points and 5.4 assists during his 16-year career. He led the Pistons to the 2004 NBA title.

He almost carried his hometown team, the Denver Nuggets to the 2009 NBA Finals.