Chandler Parsons will be out with a sore wrist and hip tonight and Francisco Garcia is out with a sore back.
Francisco Garcia also back at practice after missing more than a week with knee tendinitis. Still no Smith or Asik, however.
Francisco Garcia inactive with a sore left knee.
Francisco Garcia did shoot around and should be available tonight. We will know more pregame.
Rockets all went through shootaround, but Parsons (back), Harden (foot) to be game-time decisions. Beverley, Garcia too, with cold symptoms.
Francisco Garcia said he was so sick he couldn't get out of bed yesterday.Didn't practice today. Still lacks energy. Hopes to play tomorrow.
Add Francisco Garcia to list of Rockets battling flu symptoms. Harden, Lin, Howard, Smith, too. Garcia seemed to be especially struggling.
Houston Chronicle "The Rockets had not finished celebrating landing Dwight Howard when they moved to begin filling the roster around him. They quickly reached agreements to bring back Francisco Garcia and to sign his former Sacramento Kings teammate, Omri Casspi, two individuals with knowledge of the deals said..." July 07
Word is Rockets on verge of wrapping up a two-year deal today to bring back Francisco Garcia
New York Post "After the additions of 7-foot power forward Andrea Bargnani and first-round pick Tim Hardaway Jr., the Knicks are still looking to add a prototype small forward to their roster, in addition to a point guard. According to an NBA source, the Knicks are pursuing Rockets free agent small forward..." July 02
Houston Chronicle "The Rockets have told agents for Francisco Garcia, Carlos Delfino and Aaron Brooks that they will not pick up 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..." June 16
NBA sources confirm Rockets won't be picking up Francisco Garcia's $6.4 million dollar team option for next season. #RedNation
Houston Chronicle "Francisco Garcia never could have guessed this day would come. It wasn’t that he was back in Sacramento for the first time since being traded by the Kings to the Rockets as part of an exchange of power forwards, with Patrick Patterson going west and Thomas Robinson moving to Houston. That..." April 04
It's official: James Harden is out tonight vs. Magic. Anderson will start in his place. Sounds like Garcia will start for Parsons.
Sacramento Bee "The Kings made the only kind of trade a team expected to be sold could make – cost-saving. The Kings on Wednesday traded 2012 first-round draft pick Thomas Robinson, veteran swingman Francisco Garcia, forward Tyler Honeycutt and a second-round draft pick to the Houston Rockets for forward..." February 21
SI.com "The Kings have traded forwards Thomas Robinson, Francisco Garcia and Tyler Honeycutt and a second-round pick to the Rockets for center Cole Aldrich, guard Toney Douglas, forward Patrick Patterson and $1 million, according to reports from Yahoo! Sports, USA Today Sports and NBA.com. The three-team..." February 20