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Steve Francis Quotes

Steve Francis
You have to mature every year, both mentally and on the basketball court. Hopefully, this is the time it happens to me.
Steve Francis
#Basketball

Steve Francis
I don't know. I guess I could have hit him. But it's about bragging rights. And right now, he has the rights I wanted.
Steve Francis
#Bragging

Steve Francis
Basketball is a minute part of his life. Now is a crucial time. Hopefully he will be healthy.
Steve Francis
#Basketball

Steve Francis
You're talking about basketball fantasies, right? That's OK, but nothing else.
Steve Francis
#Basketball

Steve Francis
He was enthusiastic about getting back to practice and playing basketball, ... We're going to continue to strive to get him back here. Whatever it takes.
Steve Francis
#Basketball

Steve Francis
It is tough because everyone knows the capabilities they have and nobody is playing to their standards. As a professional, you just have to grind it out and stay focused.
Steve Francis
#Capability

Steve Francis
It felt good to play. I don't like to sit at home. I don't anticipate anything of this sort will happen again. It is behind me. We'll just continue to move forward.
Steve Francis
#Home

Steve Francis
People go through those things in regular life and basketball. I'm not the first person who's had a span of games where they didn't play particularly well. ... It's just my turn to go through it. It's the first time in my seven-year career that I played probably four or five games that weren't really, really good consistently.
Steve Francis
#Basketball

Steve Francis
I went to watch Dwight play at the summer league in Las Vegas, ... Last season, he wanted the ball. This season, you can tell he really wants the ball. He's going to emerge.
Steve Francis
#Las Vegas

Steve Francis
He's getting bigger and stronger with a lot more mass in his upper body,
Steve Francis
#Body

Steve Francis
He has no choice but to get better.
Steve Francis
#Choice

Steve Francis
That's the last thing I'm worried about. The most important thing is for our defense to be able to get a stop in the fourth quarter.
Steve Francis
#Defense

Steve Francis
I really enjoyed the win. It was a great victory, especially against the Rockets.
Steve Francis
#Victory

Steve Francis
Oh man, he's doing good. I think those four years in college really, really helped him mature as a player. There are times I can tell he's a rookie but for the most part I think he's doing a wonderful job.
Steve Francis
#College

Steve Francis
You know I was mad [about the trade]. But now I'm cool. I'm cool about everything.
Steve Francis
#Trade

Steve Francis
He has to rebound, he has to pass and he has to score. Hopefully his body will last throughout the season.
Steve Francis
#Body

Steve Francis
We made some crucial mistakes and they have got a group of veteran guys who stepped up.
Steve Francis
#Mistakes

Steve Francis
I can't really comment on it except to say we're just not producing at home. I know pretty much a lot of people are going to put as at the bottom of the list as far as wanting to come see the Magic play, but I can tell you we're going to come out, play hard and we're going to play through it.
Steve Francis
#Home

Steve Francis
Sometimes you just try to do things too perfect and that throws your game off and throws your timing off.
Steve Francis
#Game

Steve Francis
When you get a victory, it's always good. Guys are in a good mood. Hopefully, we continue to have these type of times.
Steve Francis
#Victory

Steve Francis
That's something that's way out of my control. So I just have to do what I can do when I come in.
Steve Francis
#Control

Steve Francis
Over the past three weeks, I haven't seen a young guy come into this league and play like this. He's been playing great night in and night out. It 's been fun to watch him evolve and grow into a great player.
Steve Francis
#Past

Steve Francis
In the NBA, the life that we live is great. All situations are a test for you to overcome. (Coming off the bench) is something that I'm going to have to overcome if that's what the coach decides to do. That's something that's way out of my control. I've just got to do what I can do when I get in, provide any inspiration and help that I can.
Steve Francis
#Life

Steve Francis
It is something that is in the past to me. As far as my teammates and coaches, I have dealt with them to a point where we know that it is something that definitely won't happen again and we have moved on. Since I have been back, coach has asked me to be more aggressive and take charge of situations and it has been working for us.
Steve Francis
#Past

Steve Francis
It's a good thing that was preseason, ... We've still got a few more days to work on things.
Steve Francis
#Work

Steve Francis
It's a good thing that was preseason. We've still got a few more days to work on things.
Steve Francis
#Work

Steve Francis
They had a lot of people injured, so they had to try and play with a lot of different lineups. We were able to counter everything they did. It was a good win ... a well-needed win.
Steve Francis
#People

Steve Francis
Every time I get the ball, I get double-teamed. I respect the defense. I'm giving it up.
Steve Francis
#Defense

Steve Francis
Don't get me wrong, I love Gil's game, but if I shot the ball every time down on offense, I'd be considered explosive as well. He's a great player so you have to get a hand in his face and you have to make him defend on the other end of the court. We made it difficult for him tonight.
Steve Francis
#Love

Steve Francis
This should have been a game where everybody was hungry to win. It was at home. We had a streak going. Not just for the streak, but for us -- to show that we've matured, that we should be able to win games that we should win.
Steve Francis
#Home