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June 16, 2013 Updates

The Rockets have told agents for Francisco Garcia, Carlos Delfino and Aaron Brooks that they will not pickup contract options this month. That exception and veteran’s minimums could be used to shift to a much more experienced roster if the Rockets land a top free agent, a plan they apparently will make a significant part of their presentation. The Rockets have paid the luxury tax just once in the 15 seasons with the system, but according to the individual with knowledge of the plan, they also will emphasize that they would be willing to pay the tax to keep a winning team together. Houston Chronicle

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Adrian Wojnarowski: Jeremy Lin is out for Houston in Game 4 against OKC, league sources tell Y! He has a bruised chest. Francisco Garcia will start for Rockets. Twitter @WojYahooNBA

February 22, 2013 Updates
February 21, 2013 Updates

The Sacramento Kings today acquired forward Patrick Patterson, center Cole Aldrich, guard Toney Douglas and cash considerations from the Houston Rockets in exchange for forwards Francisco Garcia, Thomas Robinson and Tyler Honeycutt, according to Kings President of Basketball Operations Geoff Petrie. “We are excited about the addition of Patrick, Toney and Cole,” said Petrie. “They will add skill and depth along with the potential for a different look to our roster. We all want to thank Francisco, Thomas and Tyler for their efforts and contributions.” NBA.com

February 20, 2013 Updates
February 14, 2013 Updates

The two prevailing names that have been talked about since training camp are veteran guard John Salmons and veteran forward Francisco Garcia. There does appear to be some interest in Tyreke Evans, although one team that was trying to pursue him got little traction in that conversation. HoopsWorld

December 24, 2012 Updates
December 21, 2012 Updates

Francisco Garcia will be present to donate and distribute traditional holiday meals benefiting 50 Spanish-speaking families in the Sacramento area. Kings partner Wells Fargo will join Garcia by donating a $100 gift card to each family in attendance. The Sacramento Kings 11th annual Season of Giving continues the organization’s commitment to making a difference in the lives of those less fortunate. Festivities continued on Tuesday as DeMarcus Cousins teamed with Wells Fargo and Walmart to treat 50 local children to a holiday shopping spree. Last Saturday, Jimmer Fredette, Thomas Robinson, Isaiah Thomas and Jason Thompson visited patients at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Sacramento. Players and volunteers delivered gifts and spent time with kids and their families. GoodwinSports.com

November 19, 2012 Updates
November 17, 2012 Updates

After another embarrassing loss in front of their home crowd, the Sacramento Kings are beginning to show major cracks. Just nine games into the 2012-13 season, veterans Chuck Hayes and Francisco Garcia called a players’ only meeting last night while media members waited anxiously outside their locker room door. Cowbell Kingdom

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