Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


OMER ASIK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Highlight: Wizards’ Nene spins and dunks over Pelicans’ Omer Asik

Washington Wizards forward Nene took it back to his younger days, as he posted up New Orleans Pelicans center Omer Asik then spun off him to throw down a thunderous dunk. The Wizards have been carefully easing Nene through the preseason, given his injury history and the fact he played for his native Brazil during the FIBA World Basketball Championships. When healthy, there is no...
Via KCM Sports
1 day 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...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Omer Asik’s Presence Will Be Missed

The Houston Rockets’ bench has been a pretty hot subject this off season, and rightfully so; after Houston traded away backup point guard Jeremy Lin and backup center Omer Asik, the bench got significantly weaker. As the offseason has rolled on, the Rockets have yet to add any dynamic pieces to a bench that is […] Houston Rockets: Omer Asik’s Presence Will Be Missed - Hoops...
Via NBA Draft Blog
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Former teammates weigh in on NOLA addition of Omer Asik

The usage of analytics to evaluate NBA players has made incredible strides in recent years, gaining near-universal acceptance, but the data still has a ways to go before it can accurately measure every aspect of the game. Case in point: 7-foot, 255-pound center Omer Asik, who was traded to New Orleans from Houston this summer. In 103 career starts, all but two with the Rockets,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 01, 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

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

Report: Rockets Want Two First-Round Draft Picks In Any Deal For Omer Asik

According to MSG’s Alan Hahn, the Houston Rockets are asking for two first-round draft picks in any deal for center Omer Asik, who will definitely be dealt before the trade deadline. It’s December, so the NBA trade market heats up. #Knicks, like others, are shopping, what’s available?….Not much. The name that is dominating the early rumors is Omer Asik of the Rockets. The...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>
Pelicans News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

UEFA Champions League midway report

World Series: Game One live blog

Cowboys release Michael Sam

Bayless: Kobe's sexual assault trial gave him 'edge'

10 teams that should try to trade for Yoenis Cespedes

Five storylines to watch in the 2014 World Series

Ben Roethlisberger rips media

NFL Power Rankings Week 7

Pistorius sentenced to five years

Lane Kiffin trashed in political ad

Details of War Machine's suicide letter leaked

Angry Jimbo Fisher cuts off interview

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.