Found December 25, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
CHICAGO -- Houston center Omer Asik played arguably his best NBA game Tuesday while facing his former team, leading the Rockets to a 120-97 victory over the Chicago Bulls at the United Center. The 7-foot Asik finished with 20 points and 18 rebounds, one short of his career high in both categories. The native of Turkey spent his first two seasons with the Bulls. Last summer, he signed an offer sheet with Houston that Chicago didn't match. Asik, who often shies away from interviews, didn't let the performance go to his head. "I'm just happy we won the game," he said in the locker room. "It's a regular-season game. It's good to win. That's it." All five Houston starters scored in double figures, led by James Harden, who had 26 points. Chandler Parsons added 23 points, Jeremy Lin produced 20 points and 11 assists, and Marcus Morris scored 10 points. Tuesday's game continued an impressive run for the Rockets, who earned their four...
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