Tag Archives | Omer Asik

The Omer Asik Era may be ending

K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune writes: Marc Cornstein, the agent for Darko Milicic, confirmed the Bulls have expressed interest in his client, who was a recent amnesty cut by the Timberwolves. League sources also indicated the Bulls are casting a wide net for other lower-salaried big men in free agency. Though management isn’t commenting […]

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Houston’s aggressive move to acquire Omer Asik

So…let’s get this straight. A contract worth $25.1 million over three years for a guy who averaged 3.1 PPG and 5.3 RPG with a Player Efficiency Rating of 13.4 while playing only 14.7 MPG last season? That’s what the Houston Rockets have reportedly offered Omer Asik. For those of you who enjoy simple math, that […]

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Bulls and the Eurobasket

K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune writes: Omer Asik continues to impress in his recovery from the fractured fibula that ended his strong rookie season with the Chicago Bulls during the Eastern Conference finals. Asik posted 12 points and eight rebounds Monday as Turkey downed tournament favorite Spain 65-57 in EuroBasket play in Lithuania. Spain […]

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Omer Asik may miss Game 4

ESPNChicago’s Nick Friedell writes: “Chicago Bulls center Omer Asik missed shootaround Tuesday morning with a muscle strain in his left leg, and he is a game-time call for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat. He suffered the injury in the third quarter of Game 3 on Sunday and did not return.” […]

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Trade for Courtney Lee looking less likely

There are only a few hours left until the NBA trade deadline and it appears the Bulls value Omer Asik over an upgrade at the shooting guard position. So I guess Keith Bogans fans can rejoice. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports tweets: “Teams calling Houston on Courtney Lee keep getting same message: No big in deal, […]

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Game 33 Recap: Bulls 111, Raptors 91

As I’ve mentioned before, blowing out bad teams is a key quality of truly good teams. Well, that’s what the Bulls did last night, addressing their recent so-so play in the process. The Bulls dominated pretty much every meaningful statistical category. They shot 53 percent from the field. They won the rebounding battle 44-33 (including a […]

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Scouting Omer Asik

Sebastian Pruiti of NBA Playbook has put together a detailed scouting report on Omer Asik. It’s heavy on analysis and video…a must read/watch if you want to know more about Chicago’s backup big man. Here’s Pruiti’s conclusion: “Out of all the overseas prospects I have scouting for my posts this week, Omer Asik will probably have lowest amount […]

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