Franks was released from his 10-day contract with the Magic on Tuesday.
Franks was in the middle of a second 10-day contract with the Magic but was released after the team signed Moritz Wagner. Across seven games, Franks posted 6.1 points on 46.4 percent shooting, 2.0 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game.
The Magic signed Franks to a second 10-day contract Thursday.
Franks appeared in four of the Magic's five games during his first week and a half with the team, averaging 5.0 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.8 three-pointers in 11.8 minutes per contest. With Otto Porter (foot) facing an uncertain timeline for a return, Franks could continue to handle a small role on the second unit behind starting power forward Chuma Okeke.
Franks is singing a 10-day contract with the Magic, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
The Magic are signing Franks from their G League affiliate, the Lakeland Magic. This past season with Lakeland, Franks averaged 12.1 points and 6.7 rebounds while topping double figures offensively in nine different matchups. Franks will likely play behind starter Chuma Okeke and Otto Porter.
Franks posted 23 points (8-12 FG, 5-8 3Pt, 1-1 FT), seven rebounds and an assist across 33 minutes in Tuesday's win over Santa Cruz.
Franks endured a slow start to the season but has been stellar of late, including serving as Lakeland's biggest offensive threat in the team's first two playoff games. He's expected to remain a focal point of the offense during the G League's final against Delaware.
Franks had 17 points (7-14 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 1-1 FT), 12 rebounds, an assist and a block across 27 minutes in Monday's playoff win over Erie.
Franks has done a good job filling the void left by Mamadi Diakite, who was recalled by the Bucks before the end of the G League season, and has been a reliable frontcourt presence for Lakeland. He's averaging 12.1 points and 6.7 rebounds per game while scoring in double digits in eight of his last nine appearances.
Franks registered 16 points (6-7 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 2-3 FT), eight rebounds, two assists, a steal and a block across 26 minutes in Sunday's win over Fort Wayne.
Franks was nearly perfect from the field in this one and continues to trend in the right direction -- he has scored in double digits in four straight contests and in five of his last six appearances.
Franks had 17 points (6-8 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 3-4 FT), six rebounds and two assists across 24 minutes in Tuesday's loss against Westchester.
Franks recorded a season-high scoring output and used Tuesday's contest as a bounce-back effort, as he hadn't surpassed the 10-point mark in four straight games prior to this game. He has also made at least one three-point shot in four of his last five contests, and his ability to stretch to the floor might start being more valuable to Lakeland's offensive scheme, even if it doesn't result in a huge uptick in his fantasy upside.
Franks registered 12 points (5-9 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 1-1 FT), four rebounds and an assist across 21 minutes off the bench in Sunday's win over Memphis.
Franks delivered an improved shooting effort compared to his season debut, when he scored seven points while making just three of his seven field-goal attempts. Franks is likely to remain coming off the bench, though, and that will certainly limit his upside on most nights.
Franks scored 21 points (8-16 FG, 2-9 3Pt, 2-3 FT) and collected 10 rebounds in a G League loss to South Bay on Wednesday.
Franks added four assists, two steals and one block in the loss. The undrafted rookie has thrived since joining Stockton in early February, registering five double-doubles in 12 games.
Franks totaled 24 points (9-13 FG, 4-6 3Pt, 1-1 FT) and 11 rebounds in Monday's win over Salt Lake City.
That makes five consecutive double-doubles for Franks, who was acquired by Stockton at the start of February. He's averaging 16.3 points and 8.1 rebounds in eight games with the G League club.
Franks totaled 16 points (6-13 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 0-2 FT) and collected 10 rebounds in Saturday's victory over Santa Cruz.
Franks has now collected four consecutive double-doubles after producing one such performance through his first 25 games. Since joining Stockton, the undrafted rookie is averaging 16.6 points and 7.7 rebounds through seven contests.
Franks scored 29 points (10-19 FG, 6-11 3Pt, 2-3 FT) and corralled 10 rebounds in a G League loss to Agua Caliente on Wednesday.
Franks extended his double-double streak to three in the loss while tying his season high in points. The 23-year-old undrafted rookie is averaging 23.3 points and 10.7 boards over his last three contests.
Franks totaled 22 points (7-15 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 2-2 FT) along with 12 rebounds in a G League win over Delaware on Thursday.
Franks has now double-doubled in consecutive games after achieving the feat only once in his first 25 contests. In a combined 27 games with Greensboro and Stockton this season, the 23-year-old is posting per-game averages of 17.7 points and 5.6 rebounds.
Franks scored 19 points (7-10 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 3-4 FT) and grabbed 10 rebounds in a G League victory over Raptors 905 on Wednesday.
Franks -- who was acquired by Stockton on Feb. 4 -- enjoyed his best game with his new squad, tallying 19 points on only 10 field-goal attempts. He also led Stockton with three blocked shots in the contest. The undrafted rookie previously played 22 games with Greensboro, posting per-game averages of 18.5 points and 5.5 rebounds.
Franks signed a G League contract Monday and has been acquired by the Swarm as a returning player.
Franks was officially waived by the Hornets a couple weeks back and has opted to stick in the States with hopes of catching the eye of NBA scouts yet again. While he played minimally for Charlotte, Franks was a major contributor for the swarm, averaging 18.5 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 assists over 32 minutes per contest. Look for him to slot back into a major role for the G League affiliate.
The Hornets have waived Franks on Wednesday, Rod Boone of The Athletic reports.
An undrafted forward out of Washington State, Franks failed to make an appearance for the Hornets this season. In 22 games played for the Greensboro Swarm in the G League, Franks averaged 18.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per outing.
The Hornets transferred Franks to the G League's Greensboro Swarm on Wednesday.
Franks and fellow two-way player Kobi Simmons were both sent back to the G League after the two practiced with the Hornets on Tuesday. Neither Franks nor Simmons has yet to debut in the NBA this season.
Franks generated 24 points (8-18 FG, 3-9 3Pt, 3-3 FT), seven rebounds, three assists, two blocks and a steal in 38 minutes Saturday against the 905.
Franks topped 20 points for the third-straight game as he continues to helm the Swarm's offensive attack. The rookie forward's averaging a healthy 20.0 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 32.5 minutes per game this season.
Franks tallied 23 points (8-14 FG, 4-7 3Pt, 2-2 FT), seven rebounds and two assists across 40 minutes in Tuesday's loss to the Blue Coats.
After a brief exodus to the bench, Franks' managed to top 20 points over his past two outings, both of which have been starts. Until either Cody or Caleb Martin return to Greensboro, it appears as if Franks'll continue to thrive in the starting lineup.
Franks posted 22 points (7-14 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 2-2 FT), five rebounds, three assists and two blocks in 28 minutes during Friday's loss to the Skyhawks.
Franks was able to return to his usual production after two back-to-back rough outings. Even with his recent bout of sub-par play factored in, Franks' still averaging 19.5 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 31.5 minutes per game on the season.
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