Chauncey Billups is a famous American professional basketball player. He is most renowned by his nickname Mr. Big Shot because of achievements in the late basketball games. Continue reading to find the estimated net worth of Chauncey Billups as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Chauncey Billups (Chauncey Ray Billups) was born on 25th September 1976 in Denver, Colorado, the US.
Chauncey Billups completed his schooling from George Washington High School of Denver (1995). At the high school, Chauncey Billups was the four-time All-State first team pick in Colorado and three-time Mr. Basketball. Also, he was the Colorado Player of the Year during his sophomore and junior years. As a freshman, Chauncey Billups began playing on varsity as a freshman. In 1995, Chauncey Billups was selected to the McDonald’s All-American Team but, he declined due to a shoulder injury.
Chauncey Billups attended the University of Colorado. As a basketball player, Chauncey scored an average of 18.5 points, 5.1 assists, and 5.6 rebounds per game during two seasons. Chauncey was introduced to All-Big 12 Conference First Team, the Basketball Times All-American First Team, and Consensus 2nd team All-American (1996-97).
Chauncey Billup was a fan of Denver Broncos, the NFL team. Chauncey was an admirer of Pistons guard, Joe Dumars who was the Pistons President of Basketball at Detroit. Hence, Chauncey Billups wore no.4 whenever he played basketball in school, college and professional basketball team.
Chauncey’s younger brother, Rodney played point guard for the University of Denver (2002-2005). After getting drafted in the NBA Development League, Rodney played as a professional basketball player in Europe. Later, Rodney became the head coach of the Denver Pioneers (2016).
Chauncey Billups and Piper are married. The couple has three daughters named Cydney, Ciara, and Cenaiya. Chauncey friend and another NBA player, Kevin Garnett is the Godfather to Ciara.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In 1997, during his sophomore year at the University of Colorado, Chauncey Billups was selected as the third overall pick of NBA Draft for Boston Celtics. He was traded to the Toronto Raptors in exchange of Kenny Anderson. Later Chauncey Billups played for Denver Nuggets but, he was traded to the Orlando Magic. Chauncey Billups played for the Minnesota Timberwolves too.
As a free agent, Chauncey Billups played for Detroit Pistons as a point guard. He returned to Denver Nuggets and was traded to the New York Knicks (February 2011). Chauncey Billups signed with Los Angeles Clippers for a year (December 2011 – July 2012).
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Chauncey Billups is $50 million. Chauncey Billups’ salary is $14 million for playing profession basketball for NBA. According to reports dated 2013, Chauncey Billups had a one-year contract signed with Detroit Pistons worth $2,500,000. His salary from the Detroit Pistons (2013-2014) was $2,500,000. According to reports dated 2012, Chauncey Billups had a one-year contract signed with Los Angeles Clippers (2012-2013) worth $4,000,000.
Chauncey Billups was featured on the cover of a video game called ‘NBA Ballers: Phenom’ where he is the mentor of the players. On 16th June 2008, Chauncey Billups appeared at Joe Louis Arena where he supported the US Presidential campaign for Barack Obama.