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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...
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...
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

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

Knicks emerging as potential trade partner for Omer Asik

The Knicks are said to be interested in Omer Asik Ironically the backup for Dwight Howard is the one making all of the news waves in the NBA these days. Seemingly everyday, a new team emerges as a potential trading partner with the Houston Rockets in the attempt to acquire Omer Asik. The new team now? That would of course be the New York Knicks who are in just about every trade rumor...
Via New York Sports-Kings
December 18, 2013  |  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

Report: Rockets Likely To Trade Omer Asik To Sixers In 3 Team Deal

The countdown for a Omer Asik trade from the Rockets is officially on. As we reported a few weeks ago, Rockets GM Daryl Morey reportedly wanted to have Asik traded between Dec 15-19. According to the Houston Chronicle, the  framework of a three-team deal may be already in place. Morey would not discuss his plans, but a person with knowledge of the Rockets’ thinking said Morey...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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