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Chauncey Billups

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Chauncey Ray Billups is an American retired professional basketball player who played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association.

The National Basketball Association is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world.

Basketball is a sport, generally played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court.

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A star at the University of Colorado, he was selected third overall in the 1997 NBA draft by the Boston Celtics.

The University of Colorado system is a system of public universities in Colorado consisting of four campuses: University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver in downtown Denver and at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora.

Colorado is a state in the United States encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.

The Boston Celtics are an American professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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A five-time NBA All-Star and a three-time All-NBA selection, Billups played for the Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks, and Los Angeles Clippers during his NBA career.

The Los Angeles Clippers, often abbreviated as the LA Clippers, are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles.

Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.

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He won the NBA Finals MVP in 2004 after helping the Pistons beat the Los Angeles Lakers in the Finals, and was given the nickname "Mr. Big Shot" for making late-game shots with Detroit.

The Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award is an annual National Basketball Association award given since the 1969 NBA Finals.

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The Pistons retired his No. 1 jersey in 2016.

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In 2004, Billups was honored by the University of Colorado by being the fifth player to have his jersey retired.

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The Coors Events Center also has a large mural of Billups in the northeast corner of the arena as part of his "Chauncey's Kid Roundup" program.

The Coors Events Center is an 11,064-seat multi-purpose arena on the Boulder main campus of the University of Colorado.

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