07:46 AM ET 09.15 | Is there a Stephon Marbury domino effect? Attention all former NBA guards who wore No. 3, scored a bunch and were drafted in the 1990s -- China wants you. [Marbury] set the precedent, Allen Iverson is considering a trip, and now he's got a buddy who might want to split a cab with him once they land in Beijing -- Steve Francis. Sounds like a party. From Xinhua News: Three-time All-Star and former Houston Rockets guard Steve Francis said on Wednesday that he hopes to play basketball in China if the condition is right. Francis, who is loved and remembered by many Chinese fans as a superb basketball player and the "big brother" to Houston Rockets center Yao Ming, said in an interview with Xinhua that he loves China and his Chinese fans.