Billups aggravates groin vs. Hornets
Chauncey Billups has left the Los Angeles Clippers’ game against
the New Orleans Hornets after aggravating a nagging right groin
Clippers spokesman Dennis Rogers on Wednesday night says Billups
is out for the remainder of the game.
Billups, who had missed the Clippers three previous games, was
inserted in the starting lineup in New Orleans. However, he could
be seen grimacing as he walked to the bench early in the third
The veteran guard was playing in only his 20th game this season.
He had 11 points and two assists in 13 minutes against the Hornets,
hitting three of four 3-pointers he attempted in the first half to
help Los Angeles take a 56-48 lead at halftime.