PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS HEAD COACH
Chauncey Billups is the Head Coach of the Portland Trail Blazers. On June 27, 2021, Billups became the 15th Head Coach in Blazers history.
Before Coach Billups was the Head Coach for the Portland Trail Blazers, he was an Assistant Coach for the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2020-2021 NBA Season. In his first year as an Assistant Coach, Billups helped lead the Clippers to a 47-25 regular season record and the 4th seed in the Western Conference.
Chauncey Billups was born on September 25, 1976, in Denver, Colorado. Billups attended George Washington High School and later went on to the University of Colorado Boulder. Billups was a Second-Team All American and First-Team All-Big 12 in 1997. Billups was drafted 3rd overall by the Boston Celtics in the 1997 NBA Draft and went on to play 17 seasons in the NBA (Celtics, Raptors, Nuggets, Timberwolves, Pistons, Knicks, & Clippers). Billups was a 7x NBA All-Star, 1x All-NBA Second-Team, 2x All-NBA Third-Team, and 2x All-Defensive Second-Team. In the 2003-2004 NBA Season, Billups won NBA Finals MVP after the Pistons won the 2004 NBA Championship. Billups also won the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (2008), NBA Sportsmanship Award (2009), and the Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award (2013). In February 2016, Coach Billups had his jersey retired by the Detroit Pistons. Billups and his wife, Piper, have three children (Cydney, Ciara, & Cenaiya).