Steve Francis

Steve Francis


2/21/1977, Wilmington, North Carolina

Birth Name

Steven Gregory Francis



Also Known As

Stevie Franchise
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Steve Francis started playing ball at age 9. His best friend Jamal Hutchinson forced him into basketball, when him and the guys were tired of him not playing ball with them. So after football practice, Stevie went to the courts and played basketball for the first time. Since…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • The Francis Home is a playable area in the Midway Sports title NBA Ballers.

    • Steve Francis set the Rockets rookie record for assists in a season.

    • Steve Francis became the first player in Rockets franchise history to register 400 rebounds and 500 assists in the same season.

    • Steve Francis was honored as a unanimous selection on the Schick All-Rookie First Team.

    • Steve Francis led Houston with averages of 18.0 points, 6.6 assists and 1.53 steals in his first season, becoming the first Rockets rookie to lead his team in all of these categories.

    • Steve Francis compiled his first career triple-double on 1/27/00 vs. Golden State with 25 points and career highs of 17 rebounds and 14 assists.

    • Steve Francis was named the 1999-2000 Schick NBA Co-Rookie of the Year, sharing honors with Chicago's Elton Brand.

    • Steve Francis averaged 19.9 points, 6.9 rebounds, 6.5 assists and a career-high 1.76 steals per game during the 2000-01 season, becoming the first Rockets player and the 18th player in NBA history to lead his team in total points, rebounds and assists.

    • Steve Francis scored a career-high 44 points with 11 assists vs. the L.A. Lakers on 1/17/03, becoming the first player in Rockets history to reach 40 points and 10 assists in the same game.

    • Steve Francis and Kevin Garnett were the only NBA players to average 20 points with six rebounds and six assists in 2002-03.

    • Steve Francis has 78 career double-doubles and six career triple-doubles.

    • In 2003-04, Steve Francis joined Oscar Robertson, Magic Johnson and Grant Hill as the only players in NBA history to average 15 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in each of their first five seasons.

    • Steve Francis averaged 4.9 assists per game during the 2005-2006 season.

    • Steve Francis averaged 4.1 rebounds per game during the 2005-2006 season.

    • Steve Francis averaged 14.4 points per game during the 2005-2006 season.

    • Steve Francis played college basketball for Maryland.

    • Steve Francis's primary position is guard.

    • Steve Francis wears #1.

    • Steve Francis plays for the New York Knicks.

  • Quotes