Point guard beating L.A. to the punch
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The shortest starter in the NBA Finals has been just as unstoppable as the tallest.
While the Detroit Pistons do not have an answer for 7-foot-1 center Shaquille O'Neal, the Los Angeles Lakers can't slow down 6-3 point guard Chauncey Billups.
Billups scored 23 points to help Detroit beat the Lakers 88-80 Sunday, and take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven championship series.
He is averaging 22.8 points in the series -- on 50 percent
shooting -- second ...
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