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No Billups for Nets

Orlando center Dwight Howard wanted Chauncey Billups, so there was talk that the Nets would try to claim the veteran point guard off waivers after he was amnestied by the Knicks in an attempt to satisfy D-12, assuming they’re going to trade for him.

Didn’t happen.

The Nets never put in a claim for Billups, and instead of he was picked up by the Clippers, a source told ESPN.com’s Marc Stein. So much for getting his shot at the Knicks ...