Francisco Garcia first King to return to Sacramento practice facility

Swingman Francisco Garcia was the first King to take advantage of the open door policy at the Kings Practice Facility today.  Kings.com provides video of the media session after the jump.  But before that, here are a few highlights.

  • Garcia said he kept in touch with his teammates during the lockout.  He said he believes Tyreke Evans and Jason Thompson will be back in Sacramento on Monday and thinks DeMarcus Cousins will be back Tuesday.  Garcia also spoke to Samuel Dalembert today and would like to see the Haitian center back in a Kings uniform this year.
  • Garcia was in the Dominican Republic for most of the lockout.  He did attend one the union meetings in New York.
  • Garcia on being the first King to return. “It’s been a long time.  Actually, it feels like a couple years since we’ve been back.”

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Jonathan Santiago serves Cowbell Kingdom as senior editor specializing in writing, podcasting and video production. He also handles the majority of CK’s day-to-day beat coverage of the Kings.