Chauncey Billups Stays Frosty, Partners to Buy 30 Wendy’s Fast Food Restaurants

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Fast-food junkies may dream of one day owning a Wendy's restaurant. That's child's play for Chauncey Billups, who now owns 30. 

The Wall Street Journal (h/t Beyond the Buzzer) reports the Detroit Pistons star partnered with former NBA player Junior Bridgeman to buy 30 Wendy's franchises in the St. Louis area. 

We will assume the images of Frosty shakes, Biggie fries and Baconators are dancing in your head at the moment. 

Before you run out to satiate that hunger, let's deliver some particulars from the report.

It seems Bridgeman—a businessman who played in the NBA from 1975 to 1987 for teams such as the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Clippers—is the second-largest... Read more

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