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Rockets Take Omer Asik Trade Off The Table

It was almost certain that Omer Asik was going to be traded this week, Rockets GM had even set a Dec.19 deadline to trade him. The frontrunners to land Asik were the Boston Celtics, however, all that talk has been killed.

USA Today is reporting that the Houston Rockets have taken the Asik deal off the table and will re asses his situation, this means he won’t be getting traded this week.

Via USA Today

The Houston Rockets, who installed a self-imposed deadline of Thursday by which to trade disgruntled center Omer Asik, have changed their plan.

A person with knowledge of the situation confirmed that the Rockets ended trade talks with teams regarding Asik and will now re-assess his situation. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because trade talks are not typically discussed publicly.

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