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Rockets hope to trade Omer Asik by December 19th

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Amel, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. Carl Herrera

    Carl Herrera Contributing Member

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    The only players that Morey hates more than Brandon Bass are John Salmons and Derek Fisher.
     
  2. daywalker02

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    Fisher's name was mentioned as a Rocket for a few hours.
     
  3. ROXTXIA

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    And Royce White.

    Oh, hold up...you said "players", not, "Where-are-they-now"s?

    My bad, carry on.
     
  4. Rox_Mayhem

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    I "sea" what you did there...
     
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  5. DaDakota

    DaDakota If you want to know, just ask!

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    He does however appreciate Mike Trout in baseball.

    DD
     
  6. D12 fan

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    Sacramento looks to be in win now mode.

    Asik for Thompson/1rd lottery pick top 3 protected?

    Sac would be a playoff team if they get Asik.
     
  7. zcarenow

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    Cause he hates players who flounders all the time.
     
  8. JD88

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    I said sullinger long ago and got laughed off the board.

    He's STILL a great fit (2-3 3pt tonight, 23 pts)

    He's the missing link. Always has been.
     
  9. Carl Herrera

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    Jared Sullinger is a fat man's Terrence Jones.
     
  10. sleepyazn

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    This beautiful post pretty much explains the situation. But I would say Sully is a better defender.
     
  11. Jmcballer88

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    Asik and cousins wouldnt be a goof fit...do you watch basketball?
     
  12. Carl Herrera

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    Also a James Harden favorite. After the recent HOU-BOS game, James was spotted at the visiting locker room's showers offering Sully money for his company.
     
  13. The Stig

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    Pffffft GTFO, no they wouldn't.

    Asik is not starting over Cousins. Dream on.
     
  14. hahachui

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    We need a backup C and picks
     
  15. daywalker02

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    Asik turned out to be a Royce White light in terms of pouting and sulking.
    Now that he hears his name in trade rumors, he is laughing. :grin:
     
  16. TheTruth1

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    Asik has a right to be happy and to play on his own terms. GMs of NBA teams, esp Morey, don't think twice about altering players lives and career with trades and cuts (see Lin Christmas Day 2011), So why do you demand that's players shown unfailing loyalty like Spartans to Sparta even at the expense of their potential and happiness? Huge double standard. Neither the Rockets or Omer have done anything wrong here. It's just business.
     
  17. daywalker02

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    No problem with that. Then get a Center who likes being in Houston. Someone like Camby, Chuck Hayes, .........fill in the gaps
     
  18. daywalker02

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    He seemed all happy when Dwight wasn't around. It shouldn't be just about loyalty but the wish to be playing on a contending team.
    I think he does not value that as much.
     
  19. Chemistry

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    It's still early in his career. He's only had one year playing as a starting centre and he's done well. What if he thinks he can be as good or better than Dwight? What if he wants the chance to prove that? A chance he won't get here for the next two years.

    Players are much more likely to be happy to sacrifice their starting job/status etc. once they've already established and proven themselves.

    Look at Lin, for example. Even though he's 6th man for reasons of fit, according to other teams, fans, media, he was outplayed by Bev for the starting job. That's the impression that's out there of him. Even when it's been said by Rockets' fans and officials that that's not the case. (who knows, maybe it is and maybe it's just pr or whatever)

    But in Omer's case he's clearly the backup. You can't blame him for not wanting to settle for that.
     
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    You are right except that 'outplay' is the wrong word. Beverley did well but it was Lin who outplayed him in preseason and early season.

    They thought Beverley could sustain 30 minutes a game which he clearly can't and he is starting to shoot worse than Alston who was pretty solid from downtown.

    I don't blame Asik for wanting out but he could have done it in a more proper way after a season with Howard in the next off season.
     

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