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Omer Asik
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Team: New OrleansHeight: 7-0 Born: 7/4/1986
Position: F-CWeight: 255 Birthplace: Bursa, Turkey
College: NoneDraft: 2nd Round 6th pick by Trail Blazers (2008)


Latest News
July 15 2:25 PM PT3:25 PM MT4:25 PM CT5:25 PM ET21:25 GMT5:25 2:25 PM MST4:25 PM EST1:25 UAE (+1)23:2517:25 ET4:25 PM CT20:25 - Trevor Ariza will join the Rockets as part of a three-team trade also involving the Pelicans and Wizards. Houston will send center Omer Asik, forward Omri Casspi and cash considerations to New Orleans.
Analysis: Washington will receive center Melvin Ely and a trade exception as part of Tuesday's trade, in which the Wizards will sign Ariza before sending him to Houston. The Rockets also get forward Alonzo Gee, guard Scotty Hopson and a 2015 first-round draft pick from New Orleans. Asik averaged 5.8 points for Houston, a year after averaging a career-best 10.1 points.
June 25 7:15 PM PT8:15 PM MT9:15 PM CT10:15 PM ET2:15 GMT10:15 7:15 PM MST9:15 PM EST6:15 UAE (+1)04:1522:15 ET9:15 PM CT1:15 - A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Rockets have agreed to trade Omer Asik and cash to the New Orleans Pelicans for a future first-round draft pick.
Analysis: It gives the Rockets some of the cap space needed to go after James or Carmelo Anthony. They will also have to trade Jeremy Lin at some point to free up enough room.
Dec. 5 9:26 PM PT10:26 PM MT11:26 PM CT12:26 AM ET5:26 GMT13:26 10:26 PM MST12:26 AM EST9:26 UAE06:260:26 ET11:26 PM CT3:26 - Asik has a bruised thigh.
Analysis: Asik is getting closer to practicing and could be back in seven to 10 days.

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