Francisco Garcia, Rockets agree to one-year deal
The Houston Rockets and forward Francisco Garcia have agreed to a one-year contract to keep Garcia in Houston, Comcast SportsNet Houston's Adam Wexler reported Thursday. According to the report, the one-year contract is for the veterans' minimum of about $1.4 million.
Rockets general manager Daryl Morey also announced Garcia would be back on Twitter, without specifying the terms of the deal:
Welcome back to the @HoustonRockets Francisco Garcia! It was great to see him play well yesterday.— Daryl Morey (@dmorey) August 21, 2014
Garcia played on Wednesday for the Dominican Republic in an exhibition game against the United States in preparation for the upcoming World Cup. The 33-year-old Garcia averaged 5.7 points in 19.7 minutes per game off the bench for the Rockets last season. He is the oldest player on Houston's roster.