After months of speculation and trade rumors, the Houston Rockets have finally decided to trade Omer Asik. Asik was dealt to the Pelicans in exchange for a first-round pick in 2015, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reports. Asik seemingly became expendable for Houston after the team signed Dwight Howard in free agency last summer. He spent the […]
The Houston Rockets have made strides, but they’re looking to take another step. They aren’t NBA championship contenders just yet. General manager Daryl Morey will no doubt be exploring a number of options this summer, and one of those options is trading Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik. The Houston Chronicle‘s Jonathan Feigen explains: According to an […]
For nearly a month, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has made his way around NBA showrooms and talked about deals. By his self-imposed Thursday deadline, he will be ready to buy. Morey would not discuss his plans, but a person with knowledge of the Rockets’ thinking said Morey set his December 19 deadline in […]
The Rockets are more than willing to deal troubled big man Omer Asik, but that the asking price seems to be extremely high. So high that one rival GM called Houston “delusional” in terms of what the team was expecting to net in return on the open market. Now we have word of exactly what […]
Omer Asik is sad, very sad. It’s only a matter of time before he’s shipped out and happy elsewhere—but the Houston Rockets are wise to wait this one out. The former Chicago Bulls center left for Houston in 2012, where he found a bigger paycheck and a starting role. Now, he’s been relegated to much […]
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