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Francisco Elson | Center/Forward

Team: Philadelphia 76ers
Age / DOB:  (42) / 2/28/1976
Ht / Wt:  7'0" / 240
College: California
Drafted: 1999 / Rd. 2 (41) / DEN

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The Sixers have reportedly waived C Francisco Elson.
Elson was brought in as insurance earlier this season but is no longer needed by the team. It could be a sign that the team feels encouraged about Spencer Hawes' (Achilles) long-term outlook this season. Thu, Mar 1, 2012 02:02:00 PM

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Sixers signed C Francisco Elson.

The seven-foot center will serve as depth at the end of the bench for Philadelphia.
Fri, Jan 27, 2012 10:04:00 AM

Francisco Elson has reportedly signed with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Elson was in for a workout with Dan Gadzuric this week, and the Sixers are in desperate need of some depth in the big man department with both Spencer Hawes (Achilles) and Nikola Vucevic (thigh) nursing injuries. Elson will have absolutely no fantasy value.
Fri, Jan 27, 2012 09:28:00 AM

Free agent C Francisco Elson will work out for the 76ers this week, a source tells

The Sixers' already thin front line has been decimated by injuries to Spencer Hawes (Achilles) and Nikola Vucevic (quad). Elson did spend some time with the Sixers late in the 2009-10 season as part of the Jodie Meeks trade. If signed, the 7-footer would be mere insurance.
Mon, Jan 23, 2012 05:20:00 PM

Impending free agent Francisco Elson will not have offseason surgery on his left knee.

Elson will head back to his native Netherlands and get treated. The 7-footer averaged just 9.8 minutes per game in 62 appearances this season.
Thu, Apr 14, 2011 11:49:00 AM

Francisco Elson continues to deal with pain, swelling, and tendinitis in his ailing knee.

Elson recently returned from an ankle injury, but this knee problem is more of the 'chronic' variety. He is little more than a veteran backup and his availability doesn't have any fantasy ramifications.
Sun, Mar 27, 2011 01:52:00 PM

Francisco Elson will return to the Jazz lineup on Sunday after missing six games with an ankle injury.

Elson isn't expected to play, though he will be available if needed.
Sun, Mar 20, 2011 06:01:00 PM

Francisco Elson (ankle) did not play on Saturday and no timetable has been released for his return.

He has no real value in fantasy leagues, but his absence is yet another reason that Al Jefferson is being leaned on heavily.
Sun, Mar 13, 2011 12:57:00 AM

Francisco Elson (ankle) will not play again on Wednesday.

There's currently no timetable for the return of the backup big man, who's averaging just 2.2 points in 10 minutes per game.
Wed, Mar 9, 2011 05:53:00 PM

Francisco Elson is being held out of Monday's game after suffering an ankle injury on Saturday while guarding DeMarcus Cousins.

This explains why he's out. At this point there's no timetable on his return.
Mon, Mar 7, 2011 12:20:00 PM

Francisco Elson (knee) returned to action on Friday, scoring no points with three rebounds in 11 minutes.

He has no value in fantasy leagues as he splits backup center minutes with Kyrylo Fesenko.
Sat, Feb 12, 2011 04:20:00 AM

Francisco Elson (knee) will play on Friday against the Suns.

He will return to backup Al Jefferson and has no fantasy value.
Fri, Feb 11, 2011 09:05:00 PM

Francisco Elson (knee) will be a game-time decision for Wednesday's game against the Bulls.

Elson's MRI apparently came back clean. With Kyrylo Fesenko playing well, however, Elson will take his time getting back.
Tue, Feb 8, 2011 12:46:00 PM

Francisco Elson will not dress for Monday's game against the Rockets due to an inflamed left knee and will undergo an MRI in the next 24 hours.

He has no value in fantasy leagues, but his absence will put a bit more pressure on Al Jefferson and Paul Millsap to tow the line.
Mon, Feb 7, 2011 09:02:00 PM

Francisco Elson returned to action on Tuesday with three points and one rebound in a blowout loss to the Lakers.

If Elson gets any real minutes this season, the Jazz are in real trouble.
Wed, Jan 26, 2011 08:50:00 AM

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