Eric Garcia (basketball)

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Eric Garcia
No. 3 – Soles de Mexicali
PositionPoint guard
LeagueLNBP
Personal information
Born (1994-10-05) October 5, 1994 (age 28)
Aurora, Colorado
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High schoolGrandview (Aurora, Colorado)
CollegeWofford (2013–2017)
NBA draft2017 / Undrafted
Playing career2017–present
Career history
2017MZT Skopje
2018Kataja
2018–presentSödertälje Kings
2019–presentSoles de Mexicali

Eric Garcia (born October 5, 1994) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Soles de Mexicali of the LNBP. He played college basketball at Wofford College.[1][2]

College career[edit]

Garcia played for the Wofford Terriers from 2013 to 2017.[3][4][5] In 33 games during his senior year, he averaged 14.0 points and 6.9 assists, and was sixth nationally in free-throw percentage at 92.1.[6][7]

Professional career[edit]

After graduating, Garcia had a workout with the Denver Nuggets in May 2017.[7] On July 26, 2017, Garcia signed with the Adriatic League's MZT Skopje.[8][9][10][11][12] He made his debut for the MZT Skopje in their season opener on September 29, 2017, scoring 17 points, two rebounds, nine assists and one steal in a 92–89 win over the Partizan.[13][14] On November 22, 2017, he parted ways with MZT Skopje after averaging 11.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 6.1 assists per game in the ABA League.[15] On February 20, 2018, he signed with Kataja.[16] In 2019 he is playing for Soles de Mexicali.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eric Garcia's basketball career has come 'full circle' with Nuggets workout". milehighsports.com. 23 May 2017. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Colorado Buffaloes' Derrick White, Wofford's Eric Garcia's rivalry rekindled". denverpost.com. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  3. ^ Oakes, Courtney (March 21, 2014). "Basketball: Former Grandview star Garcia set to play in 'Big Dance' with streaking Wofford". Aurora Sentinel. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Wofford's Eric Garcia scores first ASN Player of the Week honor in 2017". americansportsnet.com.
  5. ^ Shanesy, Todd (January 13, 2017). "On guard: Scrappy Eric Garcia among Wofford's all-time best". goupstate.com. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Ерик Гарсија: Погледнете како новото засилување на МЗТ Скопје решава натпревар во последна секунда (Видео)". derbi.mk (in Macedonian). July 27, 2017. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  7. ^ a b Kosmider, Nick (May 23, 2017). "Former Grandview star Eric Garcia, a lifelong Nuggets fan, calls workout with team "a dream come true"". Denver Post. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  8. ^ "Eric Garcia is the new point guard of MZT Skopje Aerodrom". aba-liga.com. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Eric Garcia inks with MZT Skopje". eurobasket.com. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
  10. ^ "Американецот Гарсија е нов член на МЗТ Скопје Аеродром" (in Macedonian). mztskopjeaerodrom.mk. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
  11. ^ "Американецот Гарсија е наследникот на Клоф во МЗТ Скопје" (in Macedonian). gol.mk. 26 July 2017. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
  12. ^ "Ерик Гарсија, нов плејмејкер на МЗТ Скопје" (in Macedonian). ekipa.mk. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
  13. ^ "ABA League first round, season 2017/2018". aba-liga.com. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  14. ^ "MZT beat Partizan NIS in excellent atmosphere in Skopje". aba-liga.com. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  15. ^ "Соколов една ипол сезона во МЗТ Скопје, раскинат договорот со Гарсија" (in Macedonian). mztskopjeaerodrom.mk. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  16. ^ "Eric Garcia signs with Kataja Basket". sportando.com. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  17. ^ "Soles de Mexicali basketball, News, Roster, Rumors, Stats, Awards, Transactions, Details-latinbasket".

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