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  1. Is Anyone Willing to Pay for Omer Asik?

    Zach Lowe

    A week from now, Omer Asik will very likely be on another NBA team. The Rockets have set a December 19 deadline by which they'd like to trade him, and according to sources all over the league and all around the Asik talks, Houston plans to adhere to ...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  2. Bill and Jalen's NBA Preview: Houston Rockets and Brooklyn Nets

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    8. Houston Rockets Revenge of the nerds! Bill and Jalen decide whether the addition of Dwight Howard will bring a championship to Houston, wonder where Omer Asik will finish the season, and predict that Kevin Durant will eventually join James ...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  3. With Dwight Howard in the Fold, What Is Omer Asik's Future With t...

    Brett Koremenos

    When Dwight Howard made his move to Texas, it gave the Houston Rockets the second star the team had been hoping to acquire since last season's trade for James Harden. The presence of the seven-time All-Star center is certainly a boost to the organiza...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  4. Who's That Guy? Taj Gibson!

    Robert Mays

    The NBA playoffs are in full swing, and as the amazing continues to happen, the Grantland crew wants to help you buff up on some of the lesser-known faces populating basketball's second season. [Note: We'll have to see what happens tonight, but c...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  5. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Street-Fighting Men

    Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. The Pacers That's eight wins out of the last nine for Indiana, five straight, and the end of a 4-0 road trip, which included two victories in Texas (Dallas and Hous...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  6. Just How Good Are the Chicago Bulls?

    Robert Mays

    Jimmy Butler had plenty of good stretches last night in the Bulls' 95-83 win over the Lakers, but the best came with about nine minutes left in the fourth quarter. After stealing an errant Antawn Jamison pass and throwing it down on the other end, Bu...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  7. Put Me In, Coach: Why More Minutes Won't Mean Less Success for th...

    Ben Detrick

    When the Houston Rockets pried Omer Asik away from the Bulls with an aggressive offer sheet, the most pressing question (after "Who?" and "Him?") was if he could maintain his effectiveness with greater playing time. As a backup center in Chicago, the...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  8. Stray Shots: The DeMar DeRozan Bad Contract Extension Edition

    Zach Lowe

    DeMar DeRozan The rookie deal non-max extension is one of the least efficient/riskiest contracts in the NBA. It comes when a player is still very young, at a stage when it's possible to believe he might advance more in the next 12 months than he d...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  9. The Exciting World of the Post-Dwight Houston Rockets

    Robert Mays

    Here's the bad news for Rockets fans: It's looking more and more like Houston won't be getting Dwight Howard. Here's the good news: All the assets that Houston piled up in their attempt to get Dwight are going to make up a team that is fun as hell to...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  10. How the Rockets Used the New CBA to Steal Omer Asik

    Robert Mays

    I got the news of Omer Asik's offer from the Rockets in an e-mail from a friend. The gist was that Omer, a restricted free agent, was getting paiddddddddddddddddddd — and to be clear, that's "paid" with 19 d's. First reported by Yahoo!'s Adrian...

    Blog | July 02, 2012