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Old 07-08-2007, 01:44 PM   #1
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Default Any news on Steve Francis?

Is there any news of Steve Franchise??

He hasn't said a word since he was waived, and I really like to know what his next team is.

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Old 07-08-2007, 02:06 PM   #2
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Default Re: Any news on Steve Francis?

Last we heard, portland was buying out his contract and the Clips were looking to add him. That was quite a while ago though.
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Old 07-08-2007, 02:10 PM   #3
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Default Re: Any news on Steve Francis?

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Is there any news of Steve Franchise??

He hasn't said a word since he was waived, and I really like to know what his next team is.

He hasn't been wavied
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Old 07-08-2007, 02:52 PM   #4
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He hasn't been wavied

Yeah, he was never waived. There was talk of a buy out, but since nothing's actually gone down, it could just be more rumors.

They'd be stupid to buy him out now. If they really wanted to buy him out (and I still can't for the life of me figure out why), they should at least let him play until closer to the buy out deadline like Philly and Memphis did with Eddie Jones and Chris Webber last year.

They'll probably find that he's worth keeping.

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Old 07-08-2007, 03:21 PM   #5
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Default Re: Any news on Steve Francis?

Why do they want Francis? He's gonna be a 2nd string player because Cassell and Mobley are gonna start.
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Old 07-08-2007, 03:32 PM   #6
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Why do they want Francis? He's gonna be a 2nd string player because Cassell and Mobley are gonna start.
He might start at PG. And will for sure when Cassell is injured.
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Old 07-08-2007, 03:50 PM   #7
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He might start at PG. And will for sure when Cassell is injured.
And where's all this money coming from?
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Old 07-08-2007, 03:54 PM   #8
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And where's all this money coming from?
Francis is not going to ask for too much money.
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Old 07-08-2007, 04:01 PM   #9
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Francis is not going to ask for too much money.
Oh yes he will.
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Why do they want Francis? He's gonna be a 2nd string player because Cassell and Mobley are gonna start.

Depth maybe? Considering right now, behind Cat and Sammy all we have is Livingston and an RFA[Conroy] along with two people who hold rights too[Diaz/Jordan].

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Oh yes he will.

Why would he? He's made a ton of money as it is, gets to reunite with his best friend, and have a chance to come in and turn his career around.
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Oh yes he will.
It might not be too much when he realizes that no one wants to sign him for than the MLE.
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Default Re: Any news on Steve Francis?

steve fancis use to be my favorite video game player in 2005 so with him on portland would = fun video game team
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steve fancis use to be my favorite video game player in 2005 so with him on portland would = fun video game team
Too bad he probably won't be there for long..
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Default Re: Any news on Steve Francis?

What I learned was that he would possibly be released by the Portland Trailblazers and sign a contract with Clippers whose PGs are either too old(Cassell) or too painful(Livingston) to play.
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Default Re: Any news on Steve Francis?

If he is released, possible chance that he goes to the Clippers(Who knew?), or the Rockets.

Rockets will need to get rid of some Point Guards if so.
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