Steve Francis plays first game in China with ice taped on ankles
Even halfway around the world Steve Francis is a story when he steps on the basketball court… just not always for the reasons he would hope
Francis is playing in China for Beijing and finally got into a game — except it was a surprise to everyone including Francis, according to niubball.com (via Ball Don’t Lie). His coach had told him and the press he wouldn’t play for a week, but then the game was close late and….
Francis played only 17 seconds and did not get his name in the box score. But the legend continues anyway, follow this link to see the photo.