In a follow-up to this thread I posted on Christmas Eve last year, the Memphis Grizzlies have now waived 31-year-old, former three-time All-Star point guard Steve Francis. He did not appear in a game with the team, nor did he even travel with them.
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That doesn't sound like he's leaving much chance of this to break down. Even though Okur is restricted the Pistons wwould have to give up Rasheed to match and letting him leave opens up a spot for Darko in '04-05.