Chauncey Billups and the Cleveland Cavaliers have mutual interest in a front office role for the retired NBA player, sources told ESPN’s Brian Windhorst.
Billups has had a relationship with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert for more than a decade since Billups endorsed Rock Financial, Gilbert’s Detroit-based mortgage company, the former guard he was a member of the Detroit Pistons.
Billups is also close with Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue and the two dined together several times during the NBA Finals.
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News of Cleveland’s interest in Billups was first reported by The Vertical, and comes
Article source: http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/19683924/cleveland-cavaliers-chauncey-billups-mutual-interest-front-office-role-retired-nba-player
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