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NBA: Houston 114, Detroit 97

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Dwight Howard poured in 35 points and hauled down 19 rebounds Saturday, hoisting the Houston Rockets over Detroit 114-97.

NBA: Houston 113, Atlanta 84

HOUSTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Francisco Garcia and Aaron Brooks teamed to make half of Houston's 14 3-pointers Wednesday, sending the Rockets storming past Atlanta 113-84.

NBA: Philadelphia 123, Houston 117 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- A clutch steal by Thaddeus Young with 30 seconds remaining in overtime Wednesday ignited Philadelphia to a 123-117 victory over Houston.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 137, Houston 118

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- J.J. Redick led a potent Clippers attack with 26 points Monday and Los Angeles scored 78 first-half points in its 137-118 rout of previously unbeaten Houston.

NBA: Houston 96, Charlotte 83

HOUSTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- James Harden scored 21 points and Dwight Howard had 25 rebounds in his Houston debut Wednesday to pace the Rockets past Charlotte 96-83.

NBA: Houston 107, Oklahoma City 100

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 2 (UPI) -- James Harden led all five Houston starters in double figures Wednesday and the Rockets stayed alive with a 107-100 win over Oklahoma City.

NBA: Houston 101, Phoenix 98

HOUSTON, April 10 (UPI) -- James Harden was credited with a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer after a goaltending call Tuesday, handing Houston a 101-98 win over Phoenix.

NBA: Houston 111, Orlando 103

HOUSTON, April 1 (UPI) -- Omer Asik's double-double of 22 points and 18 rebounds helped the Houston Rockets overcome the absence of James Harden with a 111-103 win over Orlando.

NBA: Houston 98, Los Angeles Clippers 81

HOUSTON, March 30 (UPI) -- Omer Asik's 13 points and 12 rebounds led a balanced Houston effort Saturday that offset the loss of James Harden in a 98-81 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

Rockets get Robinson in Kings trade

HOUSTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Forward Thomas Robinson, the No. 5 pick in last year's NBA draft, has been traded by the Sacramento Kings to the Houston Rockets, the teams announced Thursday.

NBA: Sacramento 96, Washington 94

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Isaiah Thomas drained a 9-foot running shot with 1 second to go Monday, giving the Sacramento Kings a 96-94 victory over Washington.

NBA: Dallas 119, Sacramento 96

DALLAS, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- O.J. Mayo scored 19 points and Chris Kaman added 18 Monday, boosting the Dallas Mavericks to their 17th straight home win over Sacramento, 119-96.

NBA: Sacramento 99, Portland 80

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- DeMarcus Cousins and John Salmons each scored 19 points Saturday and the Sacramento Kings posted a third straight win, 99-80 over Portland.

NBA: LA Clippers 109, Sacramento 94

LOS ANGELES, April 8 (UPI) -- Blake Griffin fired in 27 points and Randy Foye added 25 Saturday, carrying the Los Angeles Clippers to a 109-94 victory over Sacramento.

NBA: Denver 119, Sacramento 116 (OT)

DENVER, March 6 (UPI) -- Ty Lawson hit a jumper with 4 seconds to go in overtime Monday, sending Denver to a 119-116 victory over Sacramento.
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Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas (0) is fouled in the first half by Sacramento Kings forward Francisco Garcia of the Dominican Republic (R) on February 22, 2007 at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. (UPI Photo/ Mark Goldman)
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Francisco García (born December 31, 1981, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican professional basketball player who currently plays for the Sacramento Kings of the NBA. A 6'7", 195-pound guard–forward from the University of Louisville, García was selected by the Kings in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2005 NBA Draft. He now plays a variety of positions for the Kings, and on September 25, 2008, signed a five-year extension with the Kings. It was worth $23 million.

As a college basketball player at Louisville under coach Rick Pitino he 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. Forgoing his senior season, García decided to go professional and enter the ranks of the NBA. In his rookie season for the Kings, García appeared in 67 games (11 starts) and averaged 5.6 points per game.

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