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James Harden throws down tomahawk jam on Pelicans (Video)

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden put the New Orleans Pelicans defense to shame, dribbling around one defender and throwing down a tomahawk jam on two others, during Wednesday night's game at the Smoothie King Center.Harden lost Quincy Poindexter on the dribble, then cut to the rim and threw down the slam dunk in between Omer Asik and Anthony Davis. Harden led the Rockets...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans’ Asik forces OT vs. Pelicans.

The game was in hand. All the Pelicans had to do was defend for a measly 0.7 seconds versus the Spurs in San Antonio and New Orleans would start 2015 on the right foot. Enter Omer Asik. Defending Tim Duncan, Asik saw the lob pass, and… tipped in the ball to send the game into OT. Not only did the game go into overtime, but it ended in a 95-93 Spurs win. The post Pelicans’ Asik...
Via Crossover Chronicles
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans season preview: Roster analysis

The New Orleans Pelicans are entering their second season donning the name of Louisiana’s state bird and have the talent to end a three-year playoff drought. With most of last season’s key players returning and the addition of center Omer Asik to pair with franchise player Anthony Davis, things are trending up for the Pelicans. Here’s the current roster. New Orleans finished...
Via isportsweb.com
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking down Asik's impact on the Pelicans

As Omer Asik's 7-foot, 255-pound frame towered above the New Orleans Pelicans' microphone podium, fans and journalists got their first glimpse of the formidability of the Pelicans' new front court. The Pelicans unveiled Asik and his new No. 3 jersey Tuesday afternoon, finally making official the 3-team deal to bring him to New Orleans and pair him with star power forward Anthony...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: Omer Asik Trade Grade

New Orleans Pelicans: Omer Asik Trade Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… Pelicans Receive: Omer Asik and cash Rockets Receive: 2015 first round pick It’s been well known that ever since the Rockets singed Dwight Howard that Omer Asik has not been pleased and wanted out of Houston. It seemed as though early last season they were going to acquiesce...
Via HoopStuff
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets trade Omer Asik to Pelicans

There has been talk that the Houston Rockets plan on going all-in this summer in pursuit of both LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony in free agency. Now, it appears as though the opening salvo has been fired.According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Rockets are set to trade center Omer Asik to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for a 2015 first-round pick.New Orleans will...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets' Asik fails on free throw attempt

The Houston Rockets are in a bit of a slump on a two-game losing skid, and center Omer Asik was way off-target on Tuesday night against the Brooklyn Nets. Asik is a 60 percent career free throw shooter, but he may have had his poorest attempt early in the second quarter when he tossed up an airball. But it's not the worst we've seen this season. San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Omer Asik airballs free throw against Nets

Houston Rockets center Omer Asik has had his share of troubles from the free throw line. In last seasons playoffs, the Oklahoma City Thunder intentionally fouled Asik in multiple games. Tonight in Brooklyn against the Nets, Asik’s foul shooting problems continued as he air-balled a shot from the charity stripe that went wide left: Hold that follow through! *** Whoopsie daisy,...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The latest on the Omer Asik trade circus

Houston has stated that they are determined to move Omer Asik by December 19th and many teams have thrown their hats into the ring to acquire the Rockets 7-footer. The Boston Celtics, a long rumored trade partner, is at the forefront of discussion as rumors are starting to fly fast and furious around the internet.CELTICS INVOLVEMENTAccording to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports...
Via Celtics Life
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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