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NBA: Washington 97, Sacramento 84

SACRAMENTO, March 29 (UPI) -- Antonio Daniels scored 17 points and had seven assists in leading the Washington Wizards to a 97-84 victory over the Sacramento Kings. The Wizards led virtually the entire game Tuesday in winning in Sacramento for the first time since Dec. 19, 1996.

NBA: Sacramento 97, Cleveland 90

CLEVELAND, March 2 (UPI) -- Kenny Thomas had 22 points and 10 rebounds Wednesday night as the Sacramento Kings beat Cleveland, 97-90.

NBA: Sacramento 102, Golden State 77

SACRAMENTO, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Sacramento's Brad Miller scored 17 points and Mike Bibby logged 16 as the home-court Kings routed the Golden State Warriors, 102-77, Tuesday night. Shareef Abdur-Rahim added 15 points off the bench for the Kings, who won their ninth home game in a row.

NBA: Memphis 84, Sacramento 78

MEMPHIS, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- The Memphis Grizzlies downed the visiting Sacramento Kings, 84-78, Wednesday night, led by Pau Gasol, who scored 24 points.

NBA: Sacramento 96, Utah 78

SACRAMENTO, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Mike Bibby had 23 points, three rebounds and six assists Sunday to lead Sacramento to an easy 96-78 win over the Utah Jazz.

NBA: Miami 119, Sacramento 99

MIAMI, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Shaquille O'Neal had 27 points and six rebounds Sunday as the Miami Heat beat Sacramento, 119-99.

NBA: Sacramento 119, Phoenix 90

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Sacramento's Kevin Martin scored a career-high 25 points, as the short-handed Kings posted a 119-90 victory over the visiting Phoenix Suns.

NBA: New Orl/OKC 90, Sacramento 76

NORMAN, Okla., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- David West recorded 19 points, four rebounds and five steals Friday night as New Orleans/OKC beat the Sacramento Kings, 90-76.

NBA: Sacramento 88, Houston 80

HOUSTON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Corliss Williamson scored a season-high 19 points Wednesday night as Sacramento beat the Houston Rockets, 88-80.

NBA: San Antonio 96, Sacramento 93

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Tony Parker logged 23 points and Tim Duncan had 22 for the San Antonio Spurs, who edged the Sacramento Kings, 96-93, at ARCO Arena. Both players went 9-of-16 from the floor for the Spurs, who led by as many as 17 points in the second half.

NBA Draft first round

NEW YORK, June 28 (UPI) -- The first round of the 2005 NBA Draft:

Garcia to enter NBA draft

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, April 8 (UPI) -- Reports in his native country Friday indicated Louisville's Francisco Garcia will enter the NBA draft.

COL BKB: Louisville 83, Washington 79

ALBUQUERQUE, March 24 (UPI) -- Francisco Garcia ignited a 12-point run late in the first half Thursday night that carried Louisville to a 93-79 NCAA Tournament win over Washington.

COL BKB: Louisville 76, Georgia tech 54

NASHVILLE, March 20 (UPI) -- Francisco Garcia scored 21 points Sunday as the fourth-ranked Louisville Cardinals reached the Sweet 16 with a 76-54 victory over No.5 Georgia Tech.

COL BKB: Conf. USA Tournament

MEMPHIS, March 11 (UPI) -- Francisco Garcia triggered a late 8-0 run Friday that carried Louisville into the Conference USA final, 74-67 over Alabama-Birmingham.
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Francisco Garcia
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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