Thursday, November 20, 2008
Billups is West. Conf. Player of the Week
(Boulder-CO) The Denver Nuggets Chauncey Billups has been named the Western Conference Player of the week for games played Monday, Nov.10, through Sunday, Nov. 16. In his first full week with Denver, Billups led the Nuggets to a 3-1 record, including two road wins, averaging 21.5 points and 5.8 assists. Since acquiring Billups, the Nuggets are 7-1, with the point guard averaging 19.5 points and 6.0 assists. Billups has scored at least 10 points in each game with the Nuggets, and has paced the team in scoring three times.
This honor marks the fourth time in Billups' career that he has been named either the Eastern of Western Conference the Player of the Week. He has previously taken home such title three times while a Detroit Piston and now once as a Denver Nugget.