Omer Asik Does Not Look Happy About Being Passed over on Bench vs. Knicks

Joe Flynn@@ChinaJoeFlynnContributor INovember 14, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 4: Omer Asik #3 of the Houston Rockets dunks against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on November 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
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The Houston Rockets are currently enjoying a comfortable lead against the overwhelmed New York Knicks, and the Rockets bench is enjoying every minute of it.

Well, almost everyone. 


That is Houston big Omer Asik, and he is pretty much the only Rocket not getting in on the fun tonight. Asik has had a bumpy few last few months in Houston: he has asked to be traded, he has been the subject of multiple trade rumors and he has seen his playing time shrink in recent games.

Perhaps Asik should head on down to Bleecker Street, pop in some Simon and Garfunkel and have himself a good cry.