Omer Asik averaged 9.9 points, 8.4 boards, 1.6 blocks and 0.7 steals in his seven FIBA World Cup games.
Omer Asik scored 11 points to go along with 10 rebounds, two assists, one steal, and two blocks during Turkey's semi-final loss to Lithuania on Tuesday.
Omer Asik (flu) is in the starting lineup for Team Turkey's quarterfinal matchup against Lithuania at the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.
Omer Asik had 9 points, 10 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 block in Turkey's win over the Dominican Republic on Thursday.
Omer Asik posted 16 points, 20 rebounds, and one block in Turkey's 64-58 loss to Ukraine on Tuesday.
Omer Asik played only 10 minutes in Turkey's win over New Zealand on Saturday, finishing with one point, zero rebounds and two blocks.
Omer Asik said that he has no hard feelings toward the Houston Rockets and that he was grateful for his time with the team.
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.