1. Early Predictions for New Orleans Pelicans' Starting Lineup Next Season

    After a 2013-14 season that was decimated by injuries, the New Orleans Pelicans head into this year with high hopes and one of the brightest young stars in the game in Anthony Davis...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 month ago 8,964 reads 44 comments

  2. How Will Houston Rockets Fill Omer Asik's Role Next Season?

    The Houston Rockets finally traded Omer Asik this summer— to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for a protected first-round pick in the 2015 draft. Now, they've got to replace his considerable value...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 1 month ago 6,659 reads 17 comments

  3. Will New Orleans Pelicans' Gamble on Omer Asik Pay off Next Season?

    The New Orleans Pelicans have to be good now, because they're going to feel the sting of their most recent acquisition later. For the second straight summer, the Pelicans addressed a present need at the expense of a future asset...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 2 months ago 3,008 reads 15 comments

  4. Is New Orleans Pelicans Frontcourt Now Among NBA's Elite After Omer Asik Trade?

    After finishing the 2013-14 campaign with a 34-48 record, the New Orleans Pelicans are wasting no time trying to turn this roster into a playoff participant. It won't be easy in the Western Conference, but the latest move is certainly a start...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 2 months ago 16,926 reads 97 comments

  5. Rockets Clear Lane for LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony by Trading Omer Asik

    The Houston Rockets didn't pull off a trade for LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony. Not directly, anyway...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 months ago 33,589 reads 193 comments

  6. Omer Asik Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Rockets PF

    Updates from Wednesday, June 25 While nothing is official yet, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports is reporting that Omer Asik will be traded to the New Orleans Pelicans: ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 50,592 reads 130 comments

  7. Should Houston Rockets Finally Move Omer Asik This Offseason?

    Whether the Houston Rockets should trade Omer Asik is not a simple question. It opens a whole host of grander, more philosophical queries about the nature of the team’s direction...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 2 months ago 4,608 reads 39 comments

  8. Best Potential Trade Destinations for Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik

    The Houston Rockets have made strides, but they're looking to take another step. They aren't NBA championship contenders just yet...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 3 months ago 38,240 reads 128 comments

  9. Report: Houston Rockets 'Confident' They Can Trade Jeremy Lin, Omer Asik

    The Houston Rockets are getting ready for a busy summer. As the organization looks to acquire another premier free agent to join James Harden and Dwight Howard , the quest to clear cap space will soon begin in earnest...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 3 months ago 19,511 reads 121 comments

  10. Houston Rockets Reportedly Not Planning to Trade Omer Asik or Jeremy Lin

    The dust might still be settling on the Houston Rockets ’ season—slammed shut as it was in six games by the Portland Trail Blazers —but already the rumors are starting to stir the dirt anew...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 4 months ago 42,923 reads 193 comments

  11. Houston Rockets May Go Back to Ill-Fated Twin Towers Look During NBA Playoffs

    Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale didn't kill his experiment of pairing centers Dwight Howard and Omer Asik in the frontcourt earlier this season so much as he put it out of its misery...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 4 months ago 11,318 reads 20 comments

  12. Omer Asik Shoots Ugly Air-Ball Free Throw Against Brooklyn Nets

    The Barclays Center is supposed to be a state-of-the-art facility, but judging by Omer Asik 's foul shot on Tuesday night, there's clearly a draft in the arena...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 5 months ago 16,337 reads 51 comments

  13. 5 Best Landing Spots for Omer Asik in Potential Trade

    Houston's a pretty big city, but there was never enough room on the Rockets' rotation for both Dwight Howard and Omer Asik...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 6 months ago 10,008 reads 9 comments

  14. Breaking Down What Houston Rockets Want in Potential Omer Asik Trade

    Even when it comes to Omer Asik , the disgruntled 7-footer who has appeared in just three games since Dec. 2, the Houston Rockets are picky...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 17,636 reads 31 comments

  15. NBA Rumors: Latest on Rajon Rondo, Omer Asik and More League Buzz

    With the NBA 's All-Star weekend now in the rear-view mirror, the attention quickly shifts to the trade deadline, which is scheduled for Thursday at 3 p.m. ET...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 6 months ago 5,644 reads 1 comments

  16. Houston Rockets Reportedly Shopping Jeremy Lin, Omer Asik in Trade Talks

    Breaking into the Western Conference's top-three conversation has done little to quell the Houston Rockets desire for change. After failing to deal Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin earlier in the season, Yahoo! Sports' Marc J...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 25,433 reads 65 comments

  17. Portland Trail Blazers Should Still Make Move for Omer Asik

    After starting the season on a scorching tear, the Portland Trail Blazers have slowed some, compiling a quite mortal 5-6 record in their last 11 games. They need a shot in the arm...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 7 months ago 4,569 reads 23 comments

  18. 6 Trades That Could Take the Oklahoma City Thunder Over the Top

    The Oklahoma City Thunder already have the best record in the Western Conference, but that doesn't mean they can't get better. The Thunder have some flaws, and as we near the NBA 's trade deadline, it's time to figure out ways to mend them...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 7 months ago 8,014 reads 37 comments

  19. Omer Asik Reportedly Close to a Return for Houston Rockets

    It has been a tumultuous season for Houston Rockets big man Omer Asik . He's played sparingly, he's been in trade talks and he has been injured for quite some time, but now, he is close to making his way back...

    Matthew Schmidt Written by Matthew Schmidt about 7 months ago 2,599 reads 4 comments

  20. Rockets Trade Rumors Tracker: Latest Updates Ahead of 2014 NBA Trade Deadline

    The Houston Rockets are a team that are firmly entrenched in the Western Conference as a playoff team, but they could use a few extra pieces to truly compete when the postseason comes around...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 7 months ago 18,409 reads 19 comments

  21. The One Trade Deadline Deal Houston Rockets Have to Make

    The Houston Rockets don't have many glaring needs, but they could use these next few weeks to tie up some loose ends. With the Feb...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 7 months ago 5,114 reads 6 comments

  22. Will Houston Rockets Regret Not Trading Omer Asik by Now?

    The same question has been hovering around the Houston Rockets ' locker room all season long: What should we do with Omer Asik ? The Turkish big man hasn't played since Dec...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 7 months ago 7,011 reads 43 comments

  23. Do Houston Rockets Need a Trade Before the Deadline?

    As the season progresses, the February trade deadline is quietly sneaking up on the Houston Rockets . Houston already fell short of striking a deal for disgruntled big man ...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 7 months ago 14,090 reads 66 comments

  24. 4 Biggest Issues the Houston Rockets Must Address at the Trade Deadline

    Possessing one of the NBA's more talented rosters, the Houston Rockets have proven to be among the Western Conference's top forces. They stand at 29-15, good for the fifth-best record in the West and the seventh-best record in the entire league...

    John Dorn Written by John Dorn about 7 months ago 11,824 reads 43 comments

  25. NBA Trade Rumors: Omer Asik, Jeremy Lin Market Shows Risk of 'Poison Pill' Deals

    Daryl Morey knows how to game the system. Like the Oakland Athletics' Billy Beane, he sees market inefficiencies and exploits them until the rest of the league catches up...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 25,767 reads 39 comments