James Harden spoke highly of Omer Asik in a recent interview, specifically citing his defense.
The NBA has officially approved the trade between the Pelicans, Wizards, and Rockets that will send Omer Asik to New Orleans.
Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Rockets are set to deal C Omer Asik to the Pelicans for a future first-round draft pick and $1.5 million.
Sam Amick is reporting that the Rockets have deals lined up for both C Omer Asik and PG Jeremy Lin, but they only want to move them if they have a shot at landing Carmelo Anthony or LeBron James.
Omer Asik started against the Blazers in Game 3 on Friday, finishing with seven points, eight boards, two assists and one block
Omer Asik will start at power forward against the Blazers on Friday night.
Omer Asik said on Tuesday that he wants another chance to guard LaMarcus Aldridge in Game 2 on Wednesday.
Rockets coach Kevin McHale said that "it's possible" he'll pair Dwight Howard and Omer Asik for stretches vs. the Trail Blazers.
Omer Asik will not play against the Pelicans on Wednesday.
Omer Asik put up a double-double vs. the Nuggets on Wednesday with 12 points, 12 boards and one assist in 24 minutes.
Omer Asik had 10 points, 15 rebounds, a steal and two blocks in Tuesday's easy win over the Lakers.
Omer Asik dominated the glass in Sunday's comeback win, tying his career-high with 23 rebounds in 43 minutes of action.
Omer Asik had nine points, 15 rebounds, one steal and no blocks in Wednesday's loss at Toronto.
Omer Asik grabbed a career-high 23 rebounds on Tuesday, adding 12 points, one steal and two blocks in a tough road loss to the Nets.