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We had a few people tell us about this, but we still hadn't gotten around to reading ESPN: The Magazine — to steal Gregg Easterbrook's classic line, published on Earth: The Planet — and it's reportedly amazing story about the unusual "friendship" between former teammates Cuttino Mobley and Steve Francis.

Well, fortunately, YAYSports! took care of it for us, and, uh, yeah, pretty creepy. The best part is when they wave away groupies so they can sit in the back of the bar and "talk for hours." The story starts out innocently enough, but by the end, well ... we'll just let you read it. But these guys really need to be back on the same team again. It's just wrong for them not to be.

Steve Francis And Cat Mobley Have A Happy Friendship [YAYSports!]