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Penny Hardaway part of Howard’s Orlando charity game

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Dwight Howard has some pull. For his Nov. 13 charity game in Orlando Howard has brought in some big names to thrill the crowd — like Penny Hardaway. (That’s big Penny, not ‘lil Penny.) And some to remind them of old wounds — hello Vince Carter and Steve Francis. The Orlando Sentinel has the lineups [more]

Former NBA player manager admits theft, tax evasion

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It’s a challenge for NBA players — many come from backgrounds where they didn’t have money growing up, then suddenly at age 19 or so they have millions. They don’t always handle it well. The smart ones bring in a financial manager. But what if that person is a crook? The Washington Examiner tells the [more]

Steve Francis accused of sexual assault

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From the office of “unnecessarily depressing news” comes word from TMZ that former Houston Rockets guard Steve Francis is being charged with sexual assault. According to the police report, obtained by TMZ, Francis allegedly “groped” a 20-year-old woman through her clothing in May 2010 … and the woman immediately went to the cops to file [more]

Steve Francis done in China

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Who had four games/13 days in the pool for how long Steve Francis would last in China? Come on down and collect your winnings. Reports out of China have the Beijing Shougang Ducks cutting ties with Francis, something his agent confirmed to Sina Sports (via nuibball.com). Francis played 14 minutes in the four games he [more]

Steve Francis plays first game in China with ice taped on ankles

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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 [more]