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  1. Weekend return for D12, Beverley?

    Tom Carpenter

    UPDATE: Per Jason Freidman of, coach Kevin McHale said that neither Dwight Howard nor Patrick Beverley will suit up for Friday's game. Their availability for Saturday remains uncertain. --- The Houston Rockets have been balling without ...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  2. NBA Rookie Watch: Which veteran should Gorgui Dieng study?

    David Thorpe

    Homework time for the rooks. Which veteran should Gorgui Dieng study?

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2014
  3. NBA - Who are the best dirty work players, guys who set screens a...

    Amin Elhassan

    Want to know which players do all the dirty work during the game for a fraction of the cost? Amin Elhassan offers the NBA's best -- and cheapest -- screen setters.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  4. Shawn Marion to Houston among trades that didn't happen but shoul...

    Amin Elhassan

    Amin Elhassan breaks down possible NBA trades that would have helped both sides -- but didn't happen. He leads with a deal that would have sent Shawn Marion to Houston in exchange for Omer Asik.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  5. Jeremy Lin to the New York Knicks among latest trade-deadline rum...

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford breaks down the latest rumors he's hearing as we near the NBA trade deadline. He leads with the New York Knicks, who could look into bringing back former guard Jeremy Lin.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  6. NBA - Omer Asik to Trail Blazers among five intriguing trades

    Tom Haberstroh

    With Thursday's NBA trade deadline quickly approaching, Tom Haberstroh outlines five deals he'd like to see go down, including a Rockets-Blazers trade involving Omer Asik and Wesley Matthews.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  7. Omer Asik's return sooner than later

    Nick Borges

    There is talk center Omer Asik could return to the Houston Rockets active roster soon and that thinking has not changed after Thursday's practice. Asik has missed Houston's last 31 games due to a right thigh/knee issue. "It's close to 100 percent....

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  8. When Omer Asik might return

    Nick Borges

    The Houston Rockets have been without center Omer Asik for two months as he recovers from a right thigh/knee issue. Head coach Kevin McHale updated the media on Tuesday with news that Asik might be ready to return to full practices and maybe game act...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  9. NBA - What's wrong with Tyson Chandler and the New York Knicks' d...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe examines the New York Knicks' defense -- or lack thereof -- and says one main reason for the team's poor performance is a lethargic Tyson Chandler.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  10. Rockets looking to trade Garcia?

    Joe Kaiser

    Much of the focus in Houston this season has centered around whether the team will trade disgruntled center Omer Asik, but a story on Monday indicates that the Rockets are actively shopping another veteran -- Francisco Garcia. Marc J. Spears of Ya...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  11. Rockets sticking with Asik for long haul?

    Tom Carpenter

    We haven't seen Omer Asik on the hardwood since Dec. 2 due to a mysterious thigh injury that, perhaps coincidentally, popped up around the time the Houston Rockets were fielding trade offers for the backup big man. There have been recent reports that...

    Blog | January 26, 2014
  12. Why Omer Asik would be a perfect fit with the Hawks - NBA

    Amin Elhassan

    Amin Elhassan writes why Omer Asik would be a perfect fit with the Hawks. His defensive ability would help improve an Atlanta team that struggles guarding the rim.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2014
  13. Why Donatas Motiejunas wants a trade

    Nick Borges

    Apparently Omer Asik is not the only big man on the Houston Rockets who is upset with his role and wants to be traded as soon as possible. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, forward Donatas Motiejunas wants to be moved and the Rockets...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  14. Latest with Omer Asik

    Nick Borges

    Houston Rockets center Omer Asik has been dealing with swelling to his right knee for about a month. He spoke to the local media on Monday and said a return to the active roster is getting closer if he doesn't suffer any setbacks. At this time there ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  15. Why Blazers need Omer Asik

    Nick Borges

    The Portland Trail Blazers are currently tied for the second-best record (24-7) in the Western Conference with San Antonio and while that is great news, they may start coming back to the pack due to their poor defense. The Blazers have lost two conse...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  16. Greg Smith close; Omer Asik uncertain

    Nick Borges

    The Houston Rockets are without backup centers Greg Smith (sprained right knee) and Omer Asik (swelling right knee). If there are no setbacks, Smith could be cleared to return on Friday against the New York Knicks, according to the Houston Chronicle....

    Blog | December 30, 2013