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Omer Asik  C  3
Current Team: New Orleans Pelicans
Date Of Birth: Jul 4, 1986 (28 years old)
Birthplace: Bursa, Marmara (Turkey)
Nationality: Turkey
Height: 7-0 (213cm)      Weight: 255 (116kg)   
Current Agent: Arn Tellem
Current NBA Status: Under Contract (New Orleans Pelicans)
Free Agent: UFA-2015

Draft Entry: 2008 NBA Draft
Early Entry Info: N/A
Draft Rights Trade: POR to CHI, Jun 26, 2008
Draft Rights Renounced: N/A
High School: N/A

Omer Asik News

Rockets Trade Omer Asik To Pelicans For 1st Rounder

Omer Asik has been on the trade block since the Rockets signed Dwight Howard last July.

Howard, Harden Prepared To Recruit Carmelo For Rockets

The Rockets will need to unload the expiring contracts of Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin to clear most of the space required to sign Carmelo Anthony.

Morey Doesn't Anticipate Big Move To Trade Asik, Lin

Daryl Morey does not anticipate a major move that could include Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin.

Rockets Glad To Still Have Omer Asik

The Rockets were unable to find a worthy trade for Omer Asik to balance their roster and instead kept him as an insurance policy.

Rockets Pick Up Omer Asik Trade Talks With 76ers

Sources say the Rockets continue to seek a first round pick for Omer Asik.

Rockets No Longer Interested In Trading For Deron Williams

The Rockets are no longer interested in dealing for Deron Williams due to his health.

Rockets Unsure Why Omer Asik Has Lacked Progress From Knee Injury

The Rockets have sent Omer Asik for multiple MRI exams and another expert to get an idea of why the problem has remained persistent.

Rockets, Nets Briefly Discussed Deron Williams For Asik, Lin Trade

The Nets and Rockets discussed a trade of Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik for Deron Williams.

Rockets Call Off Omer Asik Trade Talks

The Rockets have called off trade talks involving Omer Asik ahead of their self-imposed deadline.

Rockets Prepared To Reevaluate Options With Omer Asik If No Trade Found By End Of Thursday

If the Rockets are unable to agree to terms on a trade of Omer Asik, they will reset trade talks entirely.

Lakers Checked In With Rockets On Trade Of Gasol For Asik

The Rockets nearly acquired Pau Gasol in a vetoed trade in 2011.

Celtics, Rockets Discuss Asik For Bass, Lee, 1st Round Pick

Courtney Lee, Brandon Bass and Dwight Howard played together with the Magic and could be reunited with a Omer Asik trade.

Source: Blazers Identified As 'Wild Card' For Omer Asik

The Blazers are in trade talks with the Rockets for Omer Asik, a league source told RealGM's Andrew Perna.

Celtics, 76ers, Hawks, Cavs Discussing Omer Asik Trade With Rockets

The Hawks, Celtics, Cavaliers and 76ers are pursuing Omer Asik in trade scenarios with the Rockets.

Celtics Could Become Trade Candidate For Omer Asik

The Celtics have two power forwards that would fit next to Howard in Jeff Green and Brandon Bass, while they also possess a plethora of first round picks.

Rockets Sought Two First Round Picks, Swap In Third Draft From Bobcats For Omer Asik

The Rockets continue to search for a major return for Omer Asik.

Rockets Believed To Prefer Omer Asik For Paul Millsap Trade With Hawks

The Hawks signed Paul Millsap to a two-year, $19 million deal in the offseason, which is considered one of the NBA's best bargains.

Cavaliers In Mix For Omer Asik

The Rockets are poised to trade Omer Asik by Dec. 18 or Dec. 19.

Omer Asik To Change Agents, Hire Arn Tellem

Omer Asik has filed paperwork to drop Andy Miller and hire Arn Tellem as his new NBA agent.

Rockets Increase Omer Asik Talks, Hope For Trade By Dec. 19

The Rockets hope to trade Omer Asik by Dec. 19, which would allow players involved to be dealt again before the deadline.

GM: Rockets Have 'Delusional' Asking Price For Omer Asik

The Rockets have struggled in finding a package that merits Omer Asik on-court value due to his $15 million salary for next season.

Omer Asik Ready To Play Again

When asked if he still wanted to be traded, Omer Asik declined to comment.

Source: Shumpert Underwent Knee Surgery In Summer, Being Shopped For Rondo, Asik

Iman Shumpert is currently being packaged by the Knicks in proposed trades for Rajon Rondo and Omer Asik.

Howard, Parsons Understand Asik's Frustration Amid Trade Request

Chandler Parsons said Omer Asik has been fine to all his teammates in the locker room.

Rockets Unlikely To Quickly Find Trade For Omer Asik With High Asking Price

The Rockets are engaged in trade talks with multiple teams on Omer Asik, but the asking price of Daryl Morey has been far too high for a deal to get completed.

Omer Asik Requests Trade From Rockets

Omer Asik is unhappy with his playing time with the Rockets playing Dwight Howard at center.

Rockets' Officials Insisting Omer Asik Isn't Available In Trade

The Rockets have kept Omer Asik and started him with Dwight Howard in the frontcourt.

Rockets Committed To Figuring Out Jumbo Lineup Of Howard, Asik

The Rockets showed some flashes of quality with the pairing, but they also struggled with rotations on defense and spacing on offense.

Morey Stresses Rockets' Roster Remains Work In Progress

Omer Asik is the player on the Rockets' roster most likely to be dealt by Daryl Morey.

Omer Asik Not Focused On Trade Request

Omer Asik did not comment about his reported trade request this offseason.
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