The Paris Saint-Germain forward provided two assists and showed no signs of the back injury that forced him to miss Brazil's last two training sessions before the match at Corinthians Arena.
Both sides traded the advantage in the second quarter before Zhejiang went on a late scoring run to race ahead 49-44 at the interval.
The club strengthened its defense this summer by signing Nathan Ake from Bournemouth and Ruben Dias from Benfica. The new signings and Aymeric Laporte's return from injury will push Garcia down the pecking order.
"We would like all athletes to focus on their practise without worries," said Muto. Enditem
Tianjin fought a close game for almost three quarters, but Beijing pulled away late in the third before outscoring Tianjin 29-16 in the final 10 minutes.
"We improved our ball movement with the match going deep. The players had expected to win this match," said Zhejiang coach Gu Jiaqing.
Qi Site led Beijing with 18 points. Tang Yu recorded a double-double of 15 points and 11 boards. Shi Xiufeng and Qi Yu bagged 14 and 13 respectively.
Butler finished with 35 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for the Heat, while Duncan Robinson added 26 points on 7-for-13 3-point shooting.
On the Shandong side, Cao bagged a game-high 26 points, and Yang Hengyu and Wang Yingzhu each scored 15.
In the day's other game, five Jiangsu players scored in double figures, led by center Xu Chenyan's 21 points, as they defeated Xinjiang. Chen Xiaojia and Liang Jiamei also bagged 16 and 15 respectively for Jiangsu.
Wang has tried many ways to promote football, including posting short videos. In the summer of 2018, Wang recorded some short videos when she played football in Xi'an. A video of her juggling under the ancient city wall has received 10 million views online.