Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Billups strains hamstring in first quarter vs. Magic, leaves Game 3
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Detroit guard Chauncey Billups left the court with a strained right hamstring early in the first quarter of Game 3 of the second-round series against Orlando on Wednesday night.
The Pistons said Billups' return was questionable. He got tied up with Orlando's Jameer Nelson on a drive to the basket. Nelson's leg caught Billups', and the Pistons' All-Star fell to the court.
Billups is averaging 17.5 points in the postseason, second-best on the team.