Francisco García (basketball)
García with the Dominican Republic national team in 2011
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|Born||December 31, c. 1981[a]
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||The Winchendon School
|NBA draft||2005 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23rd overall|
|Selected by the Sacramento Kings|
|Stats at NBA.com|
He graduated from Cheshire Academy. As a college basketball player at Louisville under coach Rick Pitino, García enjoyed great success along with future NBA player Reece Gaines. He averaged 15.7 points per game as a junior and, along with teammate and best friend Taquan Dean, led his 4th-seeded team to the 2005 Final Four in Saint Louis, Missouri.
In April 2005, he declared for the NBA draft, foregoing his final year of college eligibility.
Sacramento Kings (2005–2013)
García was selected with the 23rd overall pick by the Sacramento Kings in the 2005 NBA draft. In his rookie season for the Kings, García appeared in 67 games and averaged 5.6 points per game. In September 2008, he signed a five-year contract extension with the Kings.
Houston Rockets (2013–2014)
On August 5, 2013, García re-signed with the Rockets.
NBA career statistics
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
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- "Rockets Ink Garcia and Henriquez". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. August 5, 2013. Retrieved August 21, 2013.
- "Rockets Re-Sign Francisco Garcia". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. August 22, 2014. Retrieved August 22, 2014.
- "Rockets Acquire Veterans Corey Brewer and Alexey Shved in Three-Team Trade with Timberwolves and 76ers". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. December 19, 2014. Retrieved December 20, 2014.
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- "Francisco Garcia NBA & ABA Statistics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved January 28, 2014.
- "Francisco Garcia – Yahoo! Sports". Yahoo.com. Retrieved January 28, 2014.
- "Francisco Garcia Stats, News, Videos, Highlights, Pictures, Bio". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 28, 2014.
- "Francisco Garcia – SG – Houston Rockets – NBA". CBSSports.com. Retrieved January 28, 2014.