A few random notes from around the league.
- Chauncey Billups is about to enter his 17th season in the NBA, and his second stint with the Pistons. But even after all he's accomplished, Billups still believes he has something to prove to himself, writes Yahoo! NBA reporter Marc J. Spears.
- According to ESPN.com's Marc Stein, Bobby Brown has agreed to a one-year deal with a team in China. The deal has an opt-out clause that'll allow Brown to join the NBA if he can strike a deal with a team in the next two weeks.
- In an interview with Michael Pointer on IndyStar.com, Lance Stephenson answers a few questions about his upcoming season with the Pacers, including the likelihood that he'll come off the bench.
- Even though they just traded for Brandon Jennings and signed Chauncey Billups, the Pistons will still likely sign their second-round pick, Peyton Siva, tweets DetroitNews.com's Vincent Goodwill.