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Billups selected NBA's top teammate

Updated: June 9, 2013, 7:55 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Chauncey Billups wasn't familiar with the touching tale of friendship between Jack Twyman and Maurice Stokes.

After being selected the first winner of the NBA's Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award on Sunday, Billups was overcome with gratitude and humbled to be mentioned in the same sentence. The Los Angeles Clippers' veteran guard studied up on the back story in the last few days.

The award is named in honor, two players who broke into the league with the Rochester ...

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