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  1. Steve Francis' team ordered to criticize him

    Henry Abbott

    Globalization was always going to be a "feeling out" process. Steve Francis has been a disappointment for his Beijing team, and has even gotten into trouble with the League's office for reportedly making a rude gesture from the bench. But where...

    Blog | December 21, 2010
  2. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Rahat Huq of Red94: "Tyreke Evans became just the fourth player in NBA history to average 20 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists during his rookie season. The achievement conjured memories of Steve Francis who was often lauded for his averages of 20-6...

    Blog | April 13, 2010
  3. Digging Through the Archives

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Steve Francis to the Grizzlies. There's some poetic symmetry to it, isn't there? For a refresher on why this trade closes a circle, check out this Washington Post column by Michael Wilbon published just hours aft...

    Blog | December 26, 2008
  4. Christmas Eve/Erev Yontif Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Almost ten years after he pouted his way on stage at the 1999 NBA Draft and reluctantly put on a Vancouver Grizzlies cap, Steve Francis is dealt to the Grizzlies for a conditional 2011 second-round draft pick. This may ...

    Blog | December 24, 2008
  5. Post-Election Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Chris Bosh offers a congratulatory video to Barack Obama. "I've been watching the election all day...I took a nap -- I wasn't feeling well today -- I took a nap. Woke up at, like, 5 o'clock. Then the polls ...

    Blog | November 05, 2008
  6. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Fran Blinebury of the Houston Chronicle: "There has been some serious misjudgment of talent and know-how, from Alston and Luther Head to Mike James and Steve Francis. The Rockets are a ship without a rudder at crunch time. With his random rotation ch...

    Blog | January 16, 2008
  7. Thursday Mini-Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    After playing a key role in a big win for the first time in a long time, Steve Francis was hilarious in the post-game TV interview last night. Arm draped casually around the interviewer's shoulder, joke at the ready, and clearly in no hurry ... he wa...

    Blog | November 29, 2007
  8. Thursday bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Brian Windhorst Steve Francis is going to decide soon between Dallas, Houston, Miami, and the Clippers. Most people in the NBA I've talked to say L.A. so he can play with Cuttino Mobley again. There have been reports that he favors a retu...

    Blog | July 19, 2007
  9. Steve Francis in Vancouver

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kelly Dwyer Between the trade that sent him from New York to Portland, the buyout that sent him away from Portland, and the Yi Jianlian situation that has us ruminating like it's 1999, Steve Francis has been on everybody's mind recently. J...

    Blog | July 16, 2007
  10. Zach Randolph to the Knicks

    Henry Abbott

    If indeed the reported trade of Zach Randolph, Dan Dickau, and Fred Jones to Portland for Channing Frye and Steve Francis turns out to be fact, here are some thoughts: New York needs shooters. With those big bangers of Eddy Curry and Zach Randolph (I...

    Blog | June 29, 2007
  11. Steve Francis Sure Loves Basketball, Doesn't He?

    Henry Abbott

    Let me start by saying that I believe Steve Francis to be, by and large, a good guy. His charisma was a factor in Yao Ming's assimilation into not just the NBA, but the United States. He seems to be a genuine and friendly man. He has also been ...

    Blog | March 02, 2007
  12. What the Hell is Up With Steve Francis?

    Henry Abbott

    How many professionals cover the Knicks? Between all the beat writers, columnists, feature writers, TV reporters, radio reporters, national journalists based in New York, editors, producers, sports anchors, and everybody else... must be hundreds. ...

    Blog | February 26, 2007
  13. Baseless Sexual NBA Rumors Galore

    Henry Abbott

    Ridiculous, probably wholly or at least in part made-up, details about the private lives of plenty of famous people. Chris Webber, Steve Francis, Cuttino Mobley, possibly Damon Stoudamire ("Damion from Portland"), Rick Fox, Corey Maggette,...

    Blog | March 14, 2006
  14. Defending Isiah

    Henry Abbott

    by Kurt at Forum Blue and Gold: It seems everyone in New York is throwing up their hands in exasperation with the latest Knicks trade, bringing Steve Francis to pair with Stephon Marbury in the backcourt. That is, everyone except ESPN's Chris Sheri...

    Blog | February 24, 2006
  15. Chad Ford on the Steve Francis Trade

    Henry Abbott

    Mr. Ford nicely sums up what a lot of people are thinking: Steve Francis isn't the missing piece. Neither is Marbury, Crawford, Curry or Rose. There's a reason teams are willing to trade these players for draft picks and expiring contracts -- they do...

    Blog | February 23, 2006
  16. Newsday: Francis Trade Potentially Long-Term Play for Garnett

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Logan writes in Newsday that getting Steve Francis--who isn't the kind of defender Larry Brown normally likes--might be part of a longer term effort to have lots of chess pieces to move for Minnesota's Kevin Garnett: One NBA general manager said...

    Blog | February 23, 2006