Photos: Ten best athletes to be born in Colorado
Number 4: Earl Harry "Dutch" Clark
|Earl Harry "Dutch" Clark.|
Number 3: Chauncey Billups
Okay, maybe we're a little biased ranking Denver-born Chauncey so high, since he's one of our favorites. But not only is he an incredibly skilled basketball player, as he proved as a CU Buff and, later, for NBA teams such as the Detroit Pistons (where he won a championship and was finals MVP) and our own Denver Nuggets, but he's the epitome of a modern-sports role model. He's currently a member of the Los Angeles Clippers, a team we don't wish well on most occasions -- but if the Clip Show goes deep in the playoffs this year, we'll be rooting for Mr. Big Shot. And when he finally decides to call it career, wouldn't he make a great Nuggets coach or general manager? You can go home again.
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