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Billups has Achilles surgery

Feb. 15, 2012 at 2:32 PM
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LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups had surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon Wednesday.

The procedure, which was labeled a success, came several days after he was declared lost for the season after tearing his left Achilles tendon in a game against Orlando.

Billups, 35, was averaging 14.9 points, 4.0 assists and 2.5 rebounds in 30.4 minutes a game before he was hurt.

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