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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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets, Joey Dorsey Agree on 2-Year Deal

After trading away Omer Asik earlier this offseason to clear cap space for the team’s run at another superstar, the Houston Rockets have agreed to terms with Joey Dorsey to be Dwight Howard’s new backup. Yahoo Sources: Free agent center Joey Dorsey reaches agreement on a two-year deal with the Houston Rockets. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July...
Via Standing O Sports
7 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Omer Asik Trade Grade

Houston Rockets: Omer Asik Trade Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Houston Receives: 2015 1st Round Pick New Orleans Receives: Omer Asik - The Houston Rockets have traded Omer Asik in a salary dump to the New Orleans Pelicans for a 1st round pick in next offseason’s draft. You got that? Complicated right. The Rockets covet a 3rd star to bring in next to Dwight...
Via HoopStuff
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans acquire Omer Asik from Rockets

The Houston Rockets have started their run at freeing up cap space to go after a prized free agent this summer. On Wednesday the Rockets traded center Omer Asik to the New Orleans Pelicans for a future first-round pick. That first-round pick, is for the 2015 NBA Draft, and is protected from picks 4-19. The Rockets will […]
Via Full Scale Sports
27 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rockets Trade Omer Asik To Pelicans

The Houston Rockets will reportedly trade backup center Omer Asik to the New Orleans Pelicans for Houston’s 2015 first round draft pick, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports. “Houston is finalizing a deal to send Omer Asik to New Orleans, league source tells Yahoo Sports. New Orleans will send a future first-round pick to Houston for Asik, league source tells Yahoo Sports...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Omer Asik traded to Pelicans for draft pick

After months of speculation and trade rumors, the Houston Rockets have finally traded Omer Asik. Asik was dealt to the Pelicans in exchange for a first-round pick in 2015, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reports. The Rockets are also sending $1.5 million in cash to New Orleans as part of the deal. Asik is a valuable big […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Jeff Green For Omer Asik?

Boston Celtics: Jeff Green For Omer Asik? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Looking at the Boston Celtics’ roster, they have 3 set starters assuming they sign Avery Bradley and keep Rajon Rondo; Rondo at point guard, Bradley at shooting guard and Jared Sullinger at power forward. They have a couple of small forwards, however they have pretty much zilch at center...
Via HoopStuff
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

10 NBA players who are most likely to be traded this season

The 10 Most Likely NBA Players To Be Traded By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… 1. Omer Asik- C- Houston Rockets - It is obvious that Omer Asik isn’t long for Houston, as he is no long apart of the starting lineup, is barely playing and he is an excellent trade chip that they can use to fill a need, preferably at power forward. Asik for Ryan Anderson anyone? Here...
Via HoopStuff
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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