• by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Report: Turiaf to 76ers, Shved to Rockets in Corey Brewer trade

    The trade sending small forward Corey Brewer from the Timberwolves to the Rockets has a third team involved, with Ronny Turiaf and a second-round pick heading to the 76ers and point guard Alexey Shved moving to the Rockets, Yahoo! Sports reports. The Rockets are primed to pick up Brewer and Shved, with Rockets shooting guard Troy Daniels heading to Minnesota and Turiaf moving to the 76ers. The Rockets had agreed to send two second-round picks to the Timberwolves as well, but one of those picks will head to Philadelphia as part of the deal. The Rockets will release guard Francisco Garcia in a corresponding move, Yahoo! Sports reports. He has averaged 3.2 points on 27 percent shooting in 14 games but has battled an ankle issue in recent weeks.

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Rockets upgrade Canaan, Papanikolaou to questionable for Wednesday

    Rockets guard Isaiah Canaan and forward Kostas Papanikolaou have been upgraded to questionable for Wednesday's game against the Nuggets. Francisco Garcia and Terrence Jones will be out. Canaan, who was able to return to practice Monday, has missed the Rockets last nine games with an ankle injury, while Papanikolaou has missed the last four with a knee injury.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Trevor Ariza among probable Rockets for Denver game

    Rockets guard Trevor Ariza has been listed as probable for Saturday's game against the Nuggets, despite nursing a bruised right knee, reports the Houston Chronicle. Ariza is averaging 14.4 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists through 22 games played. His big man, Dwight Howard (knee) was also upgraded to probable. Meanwhile, Isaiah Canaan (ankle), Francisco Garcia (ankle), Kostas Papanikolaou (knee) and Terrence Jones (knee) will remain sidelined against Denver.

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Houston to be without four players Saturday against Denver

    The Rockets will be without Isaiah Canaan, Francisco Garcia, Kostas Papanikolaou and Terrence Jones for Saturday's game against the Nuggets. Canaan was hoping to play Saturday, but has been ruled out with an ankle injury. Garcia is also dealing with an ankle injury. Papanikolaou and Jones are still expected to miss a bit more time.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Rockets Gs Isaiah Canaan, Francisco Garcia out Thursday

    Rockets guards Isaiah Canaan (ankle) and Francisco Garcia (ankle) will not play Thursday against the Kings, the Houston Chronicle reports. Canaan and Garcia join Dwight Howard (knee), Kostas Papanikolaou (knee) and Terrence Jones (knee) on the sidelines. James Harden and Joey Dorsey also appear on the team's injury report but neither will miss Thursday's game.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Report: Rockets list Francisco Garcia as questionable Wednesday

    Rockets guard Francisco Garcia is listed as questionable for Wednesday's game at Golden State, reports myfoxhouston.com Garcia suffered an ankle injury Saturday against the Suns and had to leave the game. The Rockets also ruled Isaiah Canaan (ankle), Terrence Jones (knee) and Kostas Papanikolaou (knee) out.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Rockets' Francisco Garcia suffers ankle injury Saturday

    Rockets guard Francisco Garcia suffered an ankle injury Saturday against the Suns and had to leave the game, reports The Arizona Republic. His return is questionable.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Francisco Garcia out with back soreness

    Rockets forward Francisco Garcia is inactive for Saturday's game against the Pelicans, due to a sore back, the team announced before tip. Garcia played 33 minutes the previous night, and did not appear to suffer the injury at any point during that game, so this injury does not seem like a serious one at this point.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Francisco Garcia not with the team for personal reasons

    Rockets forward Francisco Garcia will not be with the team Saturday in Cleveland due to a person issue, the team announced prior to tip. Garcia has appeared in just one of the team's last three games, playing two minutes total, as his role has shrunk recently. He is averaging 5.8 points and 2.2 rebounds in 46 games this season.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Francisco Garcia cleared to return, stays on bench

    Rockets guard Francisco Garcia was available to play Saturday against the Bucks, as coach Kevin McHale told reporters prior to the game. Unfortunately, he was unable to find room in his rotation for Garcia, who missed his 10th game in a row. Garcia wasn't playing huge minutes even before his injury, so he might have trouble finding much playing time in the near future. He is averaging just 5.8 points and 2.4 rebounds per game on the season.