Originally posted on Fox Sports Houston  |  Last updated 7/24/12
HOUSTON Though not quite a laundry list of names, the Rockets have developed enough unrenowned point guards into solid starters that the scouting and analysis skills of their front office personnel are confirmed. And now for his next trick, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey will attempt to add 7-foot center Omer Asik to the ledger including Aaron Brooks, Kyle Lowry and Goran Dragic, point guards acquired and who later starred when past performances offered scant evidence of growth. When the Bulls declined at the deadline on Tuesday to match the Rockets' three-year, 25 million offer sheet to Asik, the Rockets were left with an unproven 26-year-old whose career averages 2.9 points, 4.4 rebounds and 0.84 blocks over two seasons make projection a necessary tool. Morey is banking on the limited displays of potential Asik flashed backing up Joakim Noah, a risk he has taken previously. "They've been the best defensive team in the league the past couple of years," Morey said of the ...
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