He didn't do that for the votes, however. "I won't say [the award] matters so much, but it'd be good to have," Francis says. "I know Elton's right there, too. May the best guy get it."
Line of the Week
Hornets forward Anthony Mason, March 31 versus the Raptors: 48 minutes, 8-17 FG, 15-15 FT, 31 points, 14 rebounds, 11 assists. Mason was the difference in Charlotte's 110-101 overtime win, which lifted the team past Toronto to the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference standings.
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