Francisco Garcia SG/SF HOU 8 months ago

Garcia (calf) was released by the Rockets on Friday, Yahoo! Sports reports.

Garcia was removed from the roster to open a spot for Corey Brewer, who was acquired from the Timberwolves on Friday. He averaged a career-low 3.2 points in 14.3 minutes for the Rockets this season, but figures to get a look elsewhere.

Francisco Garcia SG/SF HOU 8 months ago

Garcia was out again Thursday against the Pelicans, missing his fourth game in a row.

Garcia sustained a calf injury on Dec. 6 and hasn't appeared in a game since then. The veteran should be considered day-to-day, since no timetable has officially been given for his return.

Francisco Garcia SG/SF HOU 8 months ago

Garcia (calf) will not play Wednesday against the Nuggets, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

The veteran will miss his third straight game since suffering the calf injury against the Suns on Dec. 6.He's without a firm return timetable and should be considered day-to-day until the team provides a more concrete report.

Francisco Garcia SG/SF HOU 9 months ago

Garcia (calf) will not play in Saturday's game against the Nuggets, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Garcia sustained his calf injury a week ago and still hasn't recovered quite yet. However, the Rockets have a decent break after Saturday's game as they don't play the second game of the home-and-home with the Nuggets until Wednesday.

Francisco Garcia SG/SF HOU 9 months ago

Garcia (calf) has been ruled out for Wednesday's matchup with Golden State.

Garcia joins a laundry list of Rockets injuries, as Dwight Howard, Terrence Jones, Isaiah Canaan and Kostas Papanikolaou are all slated to miss Wednesday's contest, while James Harden remains banged up with a back issue. Without Garcia, the Rockets will likely turn to Nick Johnson for extra minutes off the bench.

Francisco Garcia SG/SF HOU 9 months ago

Garcia (calf) is questionable to play Wednesday against the Warriors, Mark Berman of Fox 26 in Houston reports.

Garcia sustained the injury Saturday against the Suns and did not return to the game. He'll see how it feels at Tuesday's practice, after which a decision on his status for Wednesday will likely be made. The veteran has stepped into an expanded role of late, given the Rockets' current injury woes, and had played at least 15 minutes in each of his last seven contests prior to the Phoenix game.

Francisco Garcia SG/SF HOU 9 months ago

Garcia will not return to Saturday's game against the Suns due to a right leg/ankle injury, the Houston Chronicle's Jonathan Feigen reports.

Garcia is a bit player for the Rockets, but his absence will hurt their depth a bit. Houston is off until Wednesday's game against the Warriors.

Francisco Garcia SG/SF HOU 9 months ago

Garcia left Saturday's game against the Suns with a right ankle injury and is questionable to return, the Arizona Republic's Paul Coro reports.

Garcia played nine minutes before the injury, going scoreless with three rebounds and a steal.

Francisco Garcia SG/SF HOU 9 months ago

Garcia (illness) returned to action Friday against the 76ers. He scored zero points (0-5 FG, 0-5 3Pt) and grabbed two steals in 13 minutes of action.

This was only Garcia's third appearance of the season, and most of the games he missed were CD-DNPs. He does not play enough, nor does he contribute enough when he does play, to be on the fantasy radar for most managers.

Francisco Garcia SG/SF HOU 10 months ago

Garcia (illness) did not play in Wednesday's game, and his status for Friday's game is unknown at this time.

Garcia missed practice with an illness Monday, but there have been no further reports on him to this point. Even when healthy, Garcia has played in just two games for the Rockets this season. When he is healthy enough to return, there's no guarantee he'll be in the rotation unless the Rockets suffer some injuries to their primary players.