Chauncey Billups' leadership and mentoring abilities made the veteran point guard attractive to the Pistons. That's not surprising when considering the Pistons' young group of players headed by center Andre Drummond, power forward Greg Monroe and guard Brandon Knight. But the first player Billups mentioned at his July 16 news conference might be surprising. “I think we got a lot of really good young players on the team,” he said. “Not a lot of leftovers from when I was here with the exception of Rodney Stuckey, who I think so much of and I'm looking forward to getting back and teaming up with him.