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

Bleacher Report – NBA - 8 months ago.

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

All the Latest News from Bleacher Report – NBA

New In Last 15 Minutes

Beck/Bucher: Star Making Playoff Debut We’re Excited About

Bleacher Report – NBA - 8 mins ago. Every postseason, we see seasoned veterans showcase their experience and refined talents on the NBA’s biggest stage…but there are some playoff first-timers that we’re excited to see as well. Who are they? Tune into the video above with Ric Bucher and Howard Beck to find out!Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com...

New In Last 20 Minutes

How Rockets Will Stop Trail Blazers’ Potent Offensive Attack

Bleacher Report – NBA - 15 mins ago. The Houston Rockets positioned themselves as the fourth seed in the Western Conference. That puts them in a matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers. What do the Rockets need to do to stop the Trail Blazers’ potent offense? Tune in to the video above as Adam Lefkoe asks Jason Freidman of Rockets.com how the Rockets […]...

New In Last 40 Minutes

Monta, Dirk Will ‘Let It Rip’ Against Spurs

Bleacher Report – NBA - 22 mins ago. The Dallas Mavericks are slated in the eighth spot in the Western Conference playoffs. That puts them in a match-up with their in-state rivals the San Antonio Spurs. What will the Mavericks need to do to beat the defending Western Conference champs? Tune into the video above as Adam Lefkoe asks Mike Fisher of Fox Sports […]...

Tyson Chandler: “Not Going to Make a Difference” Until NY Knicks Culture Changes

Bleacher Report – NBA - 38 mins ago. The New York Knicks don’t have a lottery pick at their disposal, nor enough financial wiggle room to land the difference-making talent their 37-45 record would lead you to believe they need. No worries, center Tyson Chandler said. The problem lies not with the tangible makeup of the roster but the intangible way those pieces […]...

New In Last 2 Hours

Steve Nash and Pau Gasol Tied Together Karmically in Lakers History

Bleacher Report – NBA - 1 hour ago. EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Of all the ways the Los Angeles Lakers’ decision to hire Mike D’Antoni over Phil Jackson as head coach has been analyzed and criticized, here is the most karmic. Given the choice between catering to newcomer Steve Nash, the two-time NBA MVP in Phoenix under D’Antoni, and seeking to revive Gasol, […]...

Chicago Bulls Expect Derrick Rose to Be 100% by Next Season’s Start

Bleacher Report – NBA - 1 hour ago. Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will miss out on yet another playoff run in 2014, but management in the Windy City remains hopeful that the 25-year-old will return to full strength next season. “He’s making great progress,” Bulls general manager Gar Forman said on ESPN Chicago 1000’s “GameNight,” per ESPN’s Nick Friedell. When he […]...

NBA Playoffs 2014: Bold Predictions for Game 1 Matchups

Bleacher Report – NBA - 1 hour ago. With the 2014 NBA playoffs set to begin on Saturday, the time for speculation is almost over. Some tough lower seeds and interesting matchups all around means some surprises are bound to happen. The respective Game 1 matchups over the weekend will set the tone for their series and offer a fair share of unanticipated […]...

Thunder to Limit 2014 Playoff Ticket Sales to Certain States

Bleacher Report – NBA - 1 hour ago. Teams in the NBA battle through 82 games in the regular season in hopes of securing home-court advantage in the postseason. If a team is lucky enough to have home-court advantage, it better do everything possible to make sure that the crowd is behind it. The Oklahoma City Thunder have home-court advantage against the Memphis […]...

Marc James: Kemba Walker ‘Is Ready for This Moment’

Bleacher Report – NBA - 2 hours ago. The Charlotte Bobcats have steadily improved over the past few seasons and have made it to the playoffs as the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference. However, their opponent is the defending champion Miami Heat. What will the Bobcats need to do to take down the reigning champs? Check out the video above as Adam Lefkoe […]...

Beck/Bucher: Players with the Most to Prove in the Playoffs

Bleacher Report – NBA - 2 hours ago. When the entering the playoffs, players only have one thing on their minds: winning a championship. Stars have emerged and stars have fallen in the postseason. Which star player has the most to prove in this year’s playoffs? Tune into the video above as Ric Bucher and Howard Beck debate which star player has the […]...

New In Last 3 Hours

Cold Hard Fact for Friday, April 18, 2014

Bleacher Report – NBA - 2 hours ago. Fact: The Lakers and Celtics combined for a .317 win percent this year, their worst combined win percentage in NBA history. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light.  Source: ESPN Stats and Info Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com...

Which NBA Team Needs Jabari Parker the Most?

Bleacher Report – NBA - 2 hours ago. After much deliberation, Duke University standout Jabari Parker—one of the most highly touted NBA prospects—announced his decision to declare for the 2014 draft. A variety of teams bound for the lottery would love to add his talents for the 2014-15 season, but only one can make that a reality by selecting him. Chances are that […]...

Carmelo Anthony Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Veteran SF

Bleacher Report – NBA - 3 hours ago. Carmelo Anthony is set to opt out of the final year of his contract and test the free-agent market. While he didn’t rule out returning to the New York Knicks for next season and beyond, he made it clear winning will the most important factor in his decision.  Ian Begley of ESPN New York passed […]...

The Mysterious Case of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook

Bleacher Report – NBA - 3 hours ago. A difficult relationship exists on the Oklahoma City Thunder, but it is not between Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant. It’s between Russell Westbrook and Russell Westbrook.    Or, to be more precise, between Westbrook and the granite chip he maintains on his shoulder toward all those who believe he is anything less than the best […]...

ESPN 30 for 30 ‘Bad Boys’ Leads to Funny Tweet Involving Kings’ Isaiah Thomas

Bleacher Report – NBA - 3 hours ago. Just because two people have similar names does not mean they are related. If you don’t believe that, ask the Sacramento Kings’ Isaiah Thomas. ESPN’s 30 for 30 recently aired its Bad Boys documentary, which highlighted what made the Detroit Pistons so intimidating back in the day. There were many recognizable faces on that team, but Isiah Thomas may […]...

New In Last 5 Hours

Beck/Bucher: Biggest Question Marks Heading into the NBA Playoffs

Bleacher Report – NBA - 3 hours ago. NBA fans might be excited about the start of the playoffs, but there are some serious question marks surrounding some of the league’s best teams as they look forward to the postseason. So which teams have the biggest question marks? Check out the video above with Howard Beck and Ric Bucher to find out!Read more […]...

Expect Damian Lillard to Rise to Challenge Against Houston Rockets

Bleacher Report – NBA - 3 hours ago. The Portland Trail Blazers have earned their shot at a playoff run, and all eyes will be on last season’s Rookie of the Year Damian Lillard as he makes his playoff debut. So how will he handle the pressure?  We caught up with Chris Haynes of CSN Northwest to get his take, and you can […]...