If you’re into hoops, chances are you remember Steve Francis. The high flying guard tore up the NCAA for a couple of years at Maryland and, for a handful of years, looked like he was on his way to being an all-time great in the NBA. Well, that didn’t happen.
Then, he was out the league. Francis never adjusted his game to his diminishing athleticism. It got to the point where Chinese team, the Beijing Ducks, gave Stevie Franchise a $800K contract before cutting him after a couple of weeks. Ever since, Francis has been appearing in photos looking like he’s had a very hard life.
It’s been disheartening to see this guy who was a hoops hero basically looking like your run of the mill dope fiend. In the following pages, here are 15 such examples.