Pelicans' deal to snag Omer Asik 95 percent done
agreement to send Houston Rockets center Omer Asik to the New Orleans Pelicans is now ..... Pelicans want to pair the 27-year-old Asik with power forward Anthony Davis to ..... seasons. Last season with the Rockets, Asik averaged 5.8 PPG and 7.9 RPG
NBA 30 Teams/30 Days Preview: Will Harden and Howard prove to be winners in Houston?
third option this team now lacks. ... Voids were also left by departed point guard Jeremy Lin (LA Lakers) and center Omer Asik (New Orleans). Who will step up? The Rockets had better hope it's someone. Outlook It's still difficult to get
Pelicans exercise 4th year option on Anthony Davis amidst high expectations
arrived. Now, expectations are higher than ever for Davis - and the Pelicans. The combination of Davis, newly added big Omer Asik plus a clean bill of health for Ryan Anderson and Jrue Holiday should equate to a playoff appearance in the minds of many
Asik delivers in New Orleans preseason debut against Rockets
night wasn't just starting center Omer Asik 's debut in the Crescent City â it ..... former team, the Houston Rockets. Asik made sure to show New Orleans why they ..... how much they'd miss him. Although Asik said before the tip that this was just
Southwest Division team-by-team capsules
10.0 rpg, 2.8 bpg, 1.6 apg), C Omer Asik (5.8 ppg, 7.09 rpg, 0.8 bpg) KEY ADDITIONS: Asik (trade, Rockets), F John Salmons (free ..... expect the inside presence of the 7-foot Asik to give Davis the freedom to provide help
Davis Returns To Action After Wrist Injury
to see New Orleans' anticipated starting line up in action all together: Eric Gordon, Tyreke Evans, Jrue Holiday, Omer Asik and Davis. Evans injured his right hamstring before the preseason started and missed the initial matchups, and Eric
Davis powers Pelicans to 117-98 win over Rockets
game of the preseason, has scored in double figures in three of New Orleans' four exhibition contests. Pelicans center Omer Asik finished with 10 rebounds and eight points in his first game against his former team. Guard Eric Gordon contributed 15
Breaking down Asik's impact on the Pelicans
As Omer Asik 's 7-foot, 255-pound frame towered ..... new front court. The Pelicans unveiled Asik and his new No. 3 jersey Tuesday afternoon ..... team. We are just thrilled to have him." Asik , who became known as "The Turkish Hammer
Will the Rockets trade Asik this week?
Will the Rockets trade Omr Asik this week? Suns Live discusses the rumors.
Rockets' Asik fails on free throw attempt
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 ..... he was making his attempt. As for Asik , his airball on Tuesday wasn't the