The 25 Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

20. Chauncey Billups

Stats: 15.4 PPG 5.5 APG 2.9 RPG 1.0 SPG
Accomplishments: 5x All-Star, 3x All-NBA, 2x All-Defense, 1x Champion, 1x Finals MVP
Teams: Celtics, Raptors, Nuggets, Timberwolves, Pistons, Nuggets, Knicks, Pistons

Yup, Mr. Big Shot makes the cut. After years of coaches not knowing what position he was, the genius that is Larry Brown made him a full-time point guard. It was there, in Detroit, that Billups solidified himself as one of the best points of his day. His basketball IQ is off the charts, he always made the right decision and was big enough to defend both guard positions.

During his time as a Piston, Chauncey hit big shot after big shot, hence the nickname. And when he was traded to the Nuggets for Allen Iverson, Billups helped Carmelo Anthony reach the Western Conference Finals that very same year (2009). He's currently on the Clippers, and although he's been injured for most of his time there, it's not a coincidence that the culture has changed there. We see him coaching after his playing days are over.

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