|Nov. 19 6:39 PM PT7:39 PM MT8:39 PM CT9:39 PM ET2:39 GMT10:39 7:39 PM MST9:39 PM EST6:39 UAE (+1)03:3921:39 ET8:39 PM CT0:39 - Asik remains out with lower back pain.
Analysis: Asik has not played since a Nov. 14 whooping by 48 points of hapless Minnesota. French big man Alexis Ajinca, who has no fantasy value, is starting in his place.
|Oct. 28 6:59 PM PT7:59 PM MT8:59 PM CT9:59 PM ET1:59 GMT9:59 6:59 PM MST8:59 PM EST5:59 UAE (+1)02:5921:59 ET7:59 PM CT23:59 - Asik had 14 points, 17 rebounds and five blocks in Tuesday night's opener against Orlando.
Analysis: While the offense may not always be there, Asik should continue to be a defensive force all season.
|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.