New Orlando Magic guard Steve Francis fields a question during a news conference at RDV Sportsplex in Maitland. Born Feb. 21, 1977 6-3, 200 pounds Point guard 5 seasons in NBA CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Drafted No.2 overall in 1999 NBA draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies, but on Aug. 27, 1999, his draft rights were traded to the Houston Rockets in a three-team trade that also involved the Orlando Magic. . . . Led Houston with averages of 18 points, 6.6 assists and 1.53 steals in his first season. . . . Named the 1999-2000 NBA co-rookie of the year, sharing the award with the Chicago Bulls' Elton Brand. . . . Scored a career-high 44 points with 11 assists vs. the L.A. Lakers on Jan. 17, 2003. In Rockets history, ranks sixth in career scoring average, second in career assists average, third in career steals average, fourth in triple-doubles, fifth in 3-pointers made and fifth in steals. . . . His career averages: 19.3 points, 6.1 rebounds, 6.4 assists, 1.63 steals.
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