Chauncey Billups Called Reports Of A Potential Front Office Job With The Pistons ‘100 Percent False’
Chauncey Billups says he isn’t curious about something involving the Detroit Pistons simply but. The former Pistons standout and present ESPN commentator contradicted reports that said there’s interest in him joining the Pistons front office.
The New York Occasions‘ Marc Stein reported earlier on Tuesday that the staff was , however that was swiftly denied by staff officers. Billups was later given his probability to deal with the difficulty on Tuesday’s version of The Leap, the place Rachel Nichols gave Billups the ground.
Not solely did he say the experiences are “100 p.c false,” Billups expressed his disappointment that a report like that emerged whereas entrance workplace jobs are at the moment not vacant.
“It’s flattering. it truly is. Everybody is aware of how I really feel about Detroit,” Billups stated. “However it’s 100 p.c false. I haven’t spoken to anyone within the group in regards to the chance.”
Billups continued, stating that Stan Van Gundy is in cost in Detroit and he hopes it stays that means.
“Truly, I hate when these items come out as a result of that job will not be open, you already know? I believe Stan has carried out a very good job with what he’s doing proper now. So it’s unfair that one thing like that might come out, particularly when it’s fully false. And I really feel for the individuals concerned. As a result of they need to take care of that they usually need to take heed to quotes. However there’s nothing I can do about that, however you speak about ‘expressing curiosity?’ To who? They haven’t expressed curiosity in me so I haven’t spoken to anyone. So it’s unlucky.”
Stephen Jackson, who was additionally on the present on Tuesday, counseled his reply and stated that’s why, when the time does come for him to affix a entrance workplace, he’ll be an important candidate for a task. However Nichols chided him for that, as a result of she, together with lots of followers of ESPN’s basketball protection, don’t need Billups going anyplace simply but.