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OMER ASIK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Pelicans' Omer Asik to miss Eurobasket due to back spasms

It's not time to panic, New Orleans Pelicans fans. You should still be enjoying the honeymoon from the hiring of Alvin Gentry as head coach, especially in the wake of Anthony Davis' comments in support of his new boss.But this is something to keep an eye on. Pelicans big man Omer Asik had been slated to join the Turkish national team at Eurobasket 2015 on August 9 against Germany...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Pelicans might regret the Omer Asik contract

The current justification for nearly every deal in the NBA going forward is the fact that the salary cap is going up. And on the face of it, that makes sense, and it helps justify the New Orleans Pelicans' decision to sign Omer Asik to a five-year contract.It also helps that the New Orleans coaching staff appears to think highly of the Turkish center. But according to Thomas Duffy...
Via Fox Sports
July 17, 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

Report: Omer Asik Not Expected to Be Traded to Celtics By Rockets Before February Deadline

Omer Asik and the Houston Rockets are just going to have to work out their differences, because it doesn’t appear the disgruntled center is going anywhere for now. The Rockets are expected to keep Asik through the Feb. 20 trade deadline, Ken Berger of CBSSports reports. That means a deal with the Boston Celtics that would have sent Brandon Bass, Courtney Lee and a draft pick to...
Via NESN.com
January 03, 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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