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Steve Francis
PHI2001020702 - 07 FEBRUARY 2001 - PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, USA: Rocket Steve Francis (3) menaces 76er Allen Iverson (3) from behind as Philadelphia hosts Houston in an evening game at the First Union Center February 7, 2001. rlw/ja/Jon Adams UPI
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Steven D'Shawn Francis (born February 21, 1977, in Takoma Park, Maryland, U.S.) is an American professional basketball player, who is currently a free agent. Nicknamed "Stevie Franchise" and self-described as "Steve-O", he was known early in his career for his crossover dribble, driving ability, and flashy dunks.

Francis grew up in Takoma Park, Maryland, with little money and no father. He was nicknamed "Wink" as a child. After his mother died of cancer in 1995, his grandmother raised him. He stopped playing schoolboy basketball for two years after his mother's death.

Francis attended the San Jacinto College of Texas in 1997, and the Allegany College of Maryland in 1998. Francis became the first player to take two unbeaten teams into the National Junior College Tournament.

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