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Frans Steyn
C - 7'2, 289lbs - 41 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2011 season
  • Birthdate: 07/19/1982
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2006
  • Pre-draft team: Southwest Baptist
  • Country: South Africa
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
29th September, 2006NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Utah.
11th October, 2006NBAWaived by Utah.
2nd November, 2006D-LeagueDrafted 104th overall in the 2006 D-League Draft by Tulsa 66ers.
May 2007USBLSigned for the remainder of the season with Oklahoma Storm.
October 2007ChinaSigned a one year contract with Dongguan.
November 2007ChinaReleased by Dongguan.
1st March, 2008HollandSigned for the remainder of the season with Matrixx Magixx Nijmegen.
2nd April, 2008HollandReleased by Matrixx Magixx Nijmegen.
31st October, 2008ChinaSigned a one year contract with Qingdao.
15th October, 2009ChinaSigned another one year contract with Qingdao.
21st January, 2010ChinaReleased by Qingdao.
27th February, 2010Puerto RicoSigned a one season contract with Bayamon.
9th March, 2010Puerto RicoReleased by Bayamon.
12th September, 2010LebanonSigned a one week tryout with Sagesse.
7th October, 2010SyriaSigned a one year contract with Al Jalaa Aleppo.
29th October, 2010SyriaReleased by Al Jalaa Aleppo.
Career Moves
2002 - 2005Oklahoma State (NCAA)
2005 - 2006Southwest Baptist (NCAA, Division 2)
July 2006San Antonio Spurs (Summer League)
September 2006 - October 2006Utah Jazz (NBA)
November 2006 - May 2007Tulsa 66ers (D-League)
May 2007 - July 2007Oklahoma Storm (USBL)
October 2007 - November 2007Dongguan (China)
March 2008 - April 2008Nijmegen (Holland)
October 2008 - January 2010Qingdao (China)
February 2010 - March 2010Bayamon (Puerto Rico)
September 2010Sagesse (Lebanon)
October 2010Al Aleppo (Syria)
Articles about Frans Steyn

March 19, 2013

Frans Steyn - Like so many other retired players, it seems, Steyn now works in medical sales. Not for Stryker Orthopedics, however.

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June 7, 2010

Frans Steyn - 2 games, 9.5 mpg, 1.0 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 0.0 apg, 1.5 fpg, 0.0 spg, 0.0 bpg, 17% FG, 0% EPT, 0% FT (0-4)

Steyn is the first of many in this list to have done the China/Puerto Rico combo this season. Unfortunately, as evidenced by those numbers, he's also been one of the least successful at doing so. Steyn was released after only two games by the team and replaced by Traylor.

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April 29, 2010

- Frans Steyn

Frans Steyn was in China this year, and, since I can't be bothered to write about it again, read about how that went for him here. Upon leaving China, Steyn signed with Vaqueros de Bayamon in Puerto Rico, but totalled only 19 minutes, 2 points, 10 rebounds, 3 fouls, 1-6 shooting an d0-4 FT shooting before being replaced by Robert Traylor.

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March 7, 2010

- Frans Steyn: 30.9mpg, 15.1ppg, 10.2rpg, 0.3apg, 4.5fpg, 1.2spg, 2.2bpg, 64% FG, 0% 3PT, 37% FT (left)

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