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NBA Rumors – New Orleans Pelicans Will Use Anthony Davis as Center as Well

Posted on 7 Oct, 2015, by in NBA

The New Orleans Pelicans are going to look very different this season, at least offensively, with Alvin Gentry as the head coach. This means Anthony Davis maybe developing a three-point shot, but also the team’s franchise player getting some minutes at center. More

NBA Rumors: New Orleans Pelicans Counting Anthony Davis-Omer Asik Twin Towers For Years to Come

Posted on 2 Jul, 2015, by in NBA

The New Orleans Pelicans have made two major re-signings in a matter of two days. After sealing up Anthony Davis with a mega contract, Omer Asik is next, meaning the team is going forward with something of a twin towers approach. More

San Antonio Spurs – Tim Duncan Needs to Say ‘Thank You Omer Asik’

Posted on 1 Jan, 2015, by in NBA

In games between the San Antonio Spurs and the New Orleans Pelicans, the focus is often on Anthony Davis and Tim Duncan, but in the latest installment, won by the defending NBA champions 95-93, it was about Omer Asik having a terrible bit of luck that lost the game for his team. More

NBA Rumors – New Orleans Pelicans Feel Omer Asik Will Make Anthony Davis Very Happy

Posted on 18 Sep, 2014, by in NBA

It’s been quite a while since the New Orleans Pelicans have been to the playoffs, but maybe the acquisition of Omer Asik will be an addition that can help Anthony Davis and his teammates finally break the postseason drought. More

NBA Rumors – Houston Rockets Will Trade Jeremy Lin & Omer Asik Only for Carmelo Anthony & LeBron James

Posted on 21 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

Whatever it is that LeBron James decides to do in the next few days, it seems everyone in the NBA is trying to find an angle that gets him to land with them. The Houston Rockets have an interesting starting point and a good cap situation if they need to trade for him, and if not him, Carmelo Anthony. Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin are just waiting on the shelf as movable objects, but it seems that only James or Anthony will get the Rockets to give up the duo. More

Houston Rockets – Jeremy Lin Teaching Winning Basketball to James Harden

Posted on 1 May, 2014, by in NBA

The simple fact? If there was no Jeremy Lin in game 5 for the Houston Rockets against the Portland Trail Blazers, they’d be out of the playoffs. They are still behind, but a huge game from the demoted point guard, along with Dwight Howard being massive on both ends of the floor countered another awful performance from James Harden to come away with the 108-98 win. More

Houston Rockets – James Harden Gets Plenty of Jeremy Lin Help

Posted on 7 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

The Houston Rockets needed some late fourth quarter heroics from James Harden and Jeremy Lin in order to overcome the Denver Nuggets in a 130-125 overtime with as Chandler Parsons and Omer Asik also lent in a big hand during different stages of the game, once again starting some sort of winning streak while getting closer to securing home court advantage for at least one round in the playoffs. More

Houston Rockets – James Harden is Scorching, Jeremy Lin Focused on Scoring

Posted on 23 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

You can’t have much better performances than the one James Harden had for the Houston Rockets in their comfortable win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, making the most of being the one who gets to touch the ball on every possession. Jeremy Lin didn’t get the “quality” minutes, and didn’t do his usual point-guarding stuff with the moments given to him, focusing on putting point on the boards. More

Houston Rockets – Jeremy Lin Complementing James Harden Perfectly

Posted on 21 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

The Houston Rockets at times look like a team that’s figured it all out. James Harden sometimes, in certain moments, seems like a player who knows that the best way for his and his team to succeed is to stop playing like he’s alone on the floor. And Jeremy Lin? He continues to make the most of his minutes, and making his teammates look better than when he’s on the bench. More

Houston Rockets – Jeremy Lin Showing to James Harden What Basketball is About

Posted on 18 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

It’s hard to find a single thing to complain about in such a blowout win for the Houston Rockets. James Harden didn’t have to do too much while Terrence Jones stood out above the rest in a fantastic game, while the best minutes came when Jeremy Lin was on the court. More