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October 20, 2008
Getting going

There aren't many slow days in the land of the Kings. With a little more than two hours until tipoff here at Arco Arena, I've got two developments to share.
First, Kings coach Reggie Theus said he expects swingman Francisco Garcia to miss two weeks due to a right calf strain. That timeline has Garcia missing the first week of regular season action.
"I had the exact same injury, so I know it takes a while," Theus said. "It's more than a tweak, it's a real separation."
The second tidbit is from basketball president Geoff Petrie, who said the Kings are "highly unlikely" to pick up the team options on Quincy Douby or Shelden Williams.
"Everything happens for a reason, so I'm still positive," Douby said this afternoon. "I'm going to work hard and do what I need to do to help the team win."

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