Biography of Chauncey Billups
The Denver Area Council, Boy Scouts of America are proud to announce that Colorado’s own basketball star Chauncey Billups is our Keynote Speaker for Denver’s premier business and sports networking event for 2015. Chauncey Billups was a 3 time Mr. Basketball in the state of Colorado and McDonald’s All-American in his high school career. Billups played college basketball at the University of Colorado for 2 years and led the Buffs to their first NCAA tournament in over 30 years. Billups was drafted 3rd overall in 1997 by the Boston Celtics and played in the NBA for multiple teams including the hometown Denver Nuggets. Billups was a 5 time NBA All-star, a NBA Finals MVP in 2004 when he led the Detroit Pistons to a championship defeating the Los Angeles Lakers, and the J. Walter Kennedy Citizen Award winner in 2008, along with several other accolades. After playing 17 years in the NBA, Billups officially retired from basketball in September 2014.
He and his wife, Piper, have three daughters: Cydney, Ciara and Cenaiya.