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Sources: Cavaliers Offer President Of Basketball Ops Role To Chauncey Billups

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 22 / 17

Cavaliers Owner Dan Gilbert has offered ESPN NBA analyst Chauncey Billups a five-year contract to serve as the team's President of Basketball Operations, but Billups has "yet to accept," according to sources cited by Jason Lloyd of THE ATHLETIC. Sources said that the two spent all day yest...

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