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Andrew Wiggins' posterization of Omer Asik might be the dunk of the year

There were some pretty good candidates for dunk of the year this season, but Andrew Wiggins decided to blow all of them out of the water (including his dunk on Rudy Gobert) with this posterization of Omer Asik.  That's just disrespectful.  Remember when the one knock on Wiggins coming into the draft was his perceived lack of aggression? Doubters thought he'd be too passive, that...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins posterizes Omer Asik with powerful slam (Video)

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie forward Andrew Wiggins didn't waste any time making his presence felt in Monday night's game against New Orleans when he posterized Pelicans center Omer Asik with a monster slam dunk.Wiggins scored 15 points and gave out 6 assists, but the Wolves lost to the Pelicans 100-88.H/T SI. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins posterizes Omer Asik with nasty right-handed dunk

Andrew Wiggins has made plenty of posters in his rookie season. And this might be his best one yet. Wiggins hangs in the air then throws it down on Omer Asik: Reminds me of when Vince Carter hung in the air and jammed it on Alonzo Mourning. My gosh. That was filthy. *** Andrew Wiggins pic from Getty Images.
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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...
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26 days ago  |  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...
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...
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July 15, 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...
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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...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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