Houston Rockets: Trade Omer Asik For Ryan Anderson Now!
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/HoopStuff….
- The Houston Rockets have a bit of a problem, they have to upper echelon centers and no starting caliber power forward. Dwight Howard and Omer Asik are both similar on defense, do little outside the paint on offense and deserve big minutes. Apparently they plan on having Asik on the roster, but Howard and Asik would just get in each other’s way and Asik would be lucky to receive 20 minutes per game. Why not fix this problem and trade Asik, for Pelicans’ power forward, Ryan Anderson.
Anderson is the ideal frontcourt partner for Howard and they proved this, when they played brilliantly off each other in Orlando. Howard prefers the paint to himself, so any lineup Howard is in, needs a power forward that can shoot and few, if any power forwards are better three point shooters than Ryan Anderson. Ryan Anderson is a backup in New Orleans and like Asik, deserves big minutes, but with A...