“I’m tired of being the glue guy,” Billups tell media on Saturday afternoon. “I’m tired of being viewed as the good guy.
Billups, 35, averaged 16.8 points last season, which was split between the Nuggets and the Knicks.
The Los Angeles Clippers did manage to acquire a point guard even after the collapse of their trade for Chris Paul by unexpectedly claiming Chauncey Billups off waivers.
The league's 30 teams were notified shortly after 6 p.m. ET on Monday that the Clippers had lodged the winning waiver bid for Billups, who was released Friday by the New York Knicks through the amnesty clause in the NBA's new labor agreement.