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11 News Houston
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draftto comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 p
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014-15 season. Later, New Orleans announced it had agreed to trade the... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draftto comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 p
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014-15 season. Later, New Orleans announced it had agreed to trade the... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draftto comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 p
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted yesterday
to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014-15 season. Later, New Orleans announced it had agreed to trade the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draftto comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 p
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014-15 season. Later, New Orleans announced it had agreed to trade the... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draftto comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 p
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014-15 season. Later, New Orleans announced it had agreed to trade the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Pelicans choose Buddy Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA Draftinto a starting role. Along with Davis, Holiday is expected to comprise the cor
Pelicans choose Buddy Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA Draft
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
into a starting role. Along with Davis, Holiday is expected to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draftinto a starting role. Along with Davis, Holiday is expected to comprise the cor
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
into a starting role. Along with Davis, Holiday is expected to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draftinto a starting role. Along with Davis, Holiday is expected to comprise the cor
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
into a starting role. Along with Davis, Holiday is expected to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draftinto a starting role. Along with Davis, Holiday is expected to comprise the cor
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft
KREM.com Spokane / Posted yesterday
into a starting role. Along with Davis, Holiday is expected to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draftinto a starting role. Along with Davis, Holiday is expected to comprise the cor
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted yesterday
into a starting role. Along with Davis, Holiday is expected to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draftinto a starting role. Along with Davis, Holiday is expected to comprise the cor
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
into a starting role. Along with Davis, Holiday is expected to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draftwith Davis, is expected to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orl
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft
Beauregard Daily News / Posted yesterday
with Davis, is expected to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014-15 season. Beauregard Daily News - Beaure... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draftinto a starting role last season and, along with Davis, is expected to comprise
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
into a starting role last season and, along with Davis, is expected to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014-15 seas... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draftinto a starting role last season and, along with Davis, is expected to comprise
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
into a starting role last season and, along with Davis, is expected to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014-15 seas... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draftinto a starting role last season and, along with Davis, is expected to comprise
Pelicans choose Hield with 6th overall pick in NBA draft
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
into a starting role last season and, along with Davis, is expected to comprise the core of the club going forward. New Orleans gave up its 2015 pick in a trade that brought 7-foot center Omer Asik to the Pelicans from Houston for the 2014-15 seas... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Gilas no match for taller Turkishis scheduled to take on Gilas in a return match on July 1 at MOA Arena. Gilas’
Gilas no match for taller Turkish
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
is scheduled to take on Gilas in a return match on July 1 at MOA Arena. Gilas’ lack of height was evident with 7-footers Omer Asik of the New Orleans Pelicans and former NBA player Semih Erden, and 6-foot-8 forward Cedi Osman dictating the tempo... Read more
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The Advocate
Pelicans likely to use draft pick Thursday despite history of trading for veteransdestination for top-tier free agents. Trades have proven the franchise’s better
Pelicans likely to use draft pick Thursday despite history of trading for veterans
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
destination for top-tier free agents. Trades have proven the franchise’s better bet in landing established players like Omer Asik and Holiday, both of whom were acquired in deals that included Pelicans draft picks. And trades, more so than... Read more
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The Advocate
Dell Demps expects return to form for Omer Asikits returning players, too, general manager Dell Demps said on Monday, and that
Dell Demps expects return to form for Omer Asik
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
its returning players, too, general manager Dell Demps said on Monday, and that could start with improved play from center Omer Asik. Last summer, the Pelicans signed Asik to a five-year, $58 million contract. Asik proceeded to struggle through... Read more
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The Advocate
Pelicans likely to use draft pick Thkursday despite history of trading for veteransdestination for top-tier free agents. Trades have proven the franchise’s better
Pelicans likely to use draft pick Thkursday despite history of trading for veterans
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
destination for top-tier free agents. Trades have proven the franchise’s better bet in landing established players like Omer Asik and Holiday, both of whom were acquired in deals that included Pelicans draft picks. And trades, more so than... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Demps speaks publicly for first time about seasonThis season the core of Anthony Davis, Ryan Anderson, Eric Gordon, Tyreke Evans
Demps speaks publicly for first time about season
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
This season the core of Anthony Davis, Ryan Anderson, Eric Gordon, Tyreke Evans, Quincy Pondexter, Jrue Holiday and Omer Asik missed a combined 244 games. That, Demps said, gave the season an incomplete final grade. "I just really don't... Read more
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ESPN
Pelicans GM happy Ferry on board as adviserpointed to improving upon the team's 28th-ranked defense and admitted disappoin
Pelicans GM happy Ferry on board as adviser
ESPN / Posted 4 days ago
pointed to improving upon the team's 28th-ranked defense and admitted disappointment in the performance of center Omer Asik, who was guaranteed four years, $45 million last offseason yet finished with a career-low 11.02 player efficiency... Read more
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SportingNews
Lakers can be great again, but rushing it would waste money and resourcesfits shockingly well with what the Lakers would want to do anyway. A fourth sea
Lakers can be great again, but rushing it would waste money and resources
SportingNews / Posted 4 days ago
fits shockingly well with what the Lakers would want to do anyway. A fourth season would be allowed (Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik got three-year deals through this provision from Houston), and that could change the thinking a little but having... Read more
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CBS Sports
Best centers in the 2016 NBA Draft: Jakob Poeltl tops final rankingtakes. My guess is that they look more in the backcourt, but Poeltl's game work
Best centers in the 2016 NBA Draft: Jakob Poeltl tops final ranking
CBS Sports / Posted 6 days ago
takes. My guess is that they look more in the backcourt, but Poeltl's game works well here assuming the Pelicans consider Omer Asik and Alexis Ajinca sunk costs. Toronto (No. 9): The Raptors are likely to lose Bismack Biyombo to free agency, and... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Playing Keep or Trade with Every Lottery Pick in NBA Draftwho was dealt for No. 12 choice Dario Saric—to the Sixers for Jrue Holiday. The
Playing Keep or Trade with Every Lottery Pick in NBA Draft
Bleacher Report / Posted 7 days ago
who was dealt for No. 12 choice Dario Saric—to the Sixers for Jrue Holiday. They traded a first-round selection to land Omer Asik. And then, last summer, they proceeded to sign Asik for five years and $58 million. This brand of ambition has... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Parks won’t be in aweif they’ll play in Manila. Enes Kanter and Ersan Ilyasova won’t show up for Tur
Parks won’t be in awe
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
if they’ll play in Manila. Enes Kanter and Ersan Ilyasova won’t show up for Turkey but New Orleans Pelicans’ 7-foot center Omer Asik has confirmed to play. Senegal will likely be bannered by 6-11 Gorgui Dieng of the Minnesota Timberwolves. For... Read more
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SportingNews
Rockets can let Dwight Howard walk and make improvements they actually needHouston has cap space is Boban Marjanovic. The Spurs center is subject to the G
Rockets can let Dwight Howard walk and make improvements they actually need
SportingNews / Posted 11 days ago
Houston has cap space is Boban Marjanovic. The Spurs center is subject to the Gilbert Arenas provision like Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik in 2012. Signing Marjanovic to a lucrative offer would put Houston’s strongest Southwest Division competitor in a... Read more
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The Advocate
Pelicans’ second-round prospects limited to ‘low-upside role players’talent with its two second-round picks, assuming it keeps them both. The Pelic
Pelicans’ second-round prospects limited to ‘low-upside role players’
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
talent with its two second-round picks, assuming it keeps them both. The Pelicans have seven players — Alexis Ajinca, Omer Asik, Dante Cunningham, Anthony Davis, Tyreke Evans, Jrue Holiday and Quincy Pondexter — under fully guaranteed... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Teams Under Most Pressure to Hit Big at NBA Draftand Tyreke Evans to a perimeter that already sported Eric Gordon. The following
Teams Under Most Pressure to Hit Big at NBA Draft
Bleacher Report / Posted 18 days ago
and Tyreke Evans to a perimeter that already sported Eric Gordon. The following summer, the Pelicans signed and traded for Omer Asik. January 2015, they snagged Quincy Pondexter from the Memphis Grizzlies. What do they have to show for their... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans Pelicans will have plenty of options with NBA draft’s No. 6 pickand do a lot of the center duties and let Anthony float a little bit more.’” B
New Orleans Pelicans will have plenty of options with NBA draft’s No. 6 pick
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
and do a lot of the center duties and let Anthony float a little bit more.’” But with so much money tied up in centers — Omer Asik is signed through 2020 on a deal that averages more than $11 million per season; Alexis Ajinca through 2019 on a... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans Pelicans will have plenty of options with NBA draft’s No. 6 pickand do a lot of the center duties and let Anthony float a little bit more.’” B
New Orleans Pelicans will have plenty of options with NBA draft’s No. 6 pick
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
and do a lot of the center duties and let Anthony float a little bit more.’” But with so much money tied up in centers — Omer Asik is signed through 2020 on a deal that averages more than $11 million per season; Alexis Ajinca through 2019 on a... Read more
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give me sport
Will the Houston Rockets ever find the success Harden & Howard promised?general manager, Daryl Morey, has done all he can and made all the right moves.
Will the Houston Rockets ever find the success Harden & Howard promised?
give me sport / Posted 20 days ago
general manager, Daryl Morey, has done all he can and made all the right moves. He shipped out Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik in the 2014 offseason to add that third superstar. First, they pushed for Carmelo Anthony but to no avail. Then... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Pelicanspicture isn't unrealistic, but a firm plan must be set in motion to properly na
Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Pelicans
Bleacher Report / Posted 29 days ago
picture isn't unrealistic, but a firm plan must be set in motion to properly navigate the impending cap boom. Try to Dump Omer Asik Perhaps in an attempt to establish consistency, the Pelicans rewarded Omer Asik with a five-year, $60 million deal... Read more
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The Mercury News
The biggest dead weight for every NBA teamDetroit all season - mainly due to injuries - but that's an area Stan Van Gundy
The biggest dead weight for every NBA team
The Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
Detroit all season - mainly due to injuries - but that's an area Stan Van Gundy should look to address this offseason.#18. Omer Asik, New Orleans Pelicans New Orleans' decision to sign center Omer Asik to a five-year, $60 million deal last summer... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Teams with Most Holes to Fill Heading into NBA DraftNeeds: Three-and-D wings; Ryan Anderson replacement; point guard; help wherever
Teams with Most Holes to Fill Heading into NBA Draft
Bleacher Report / Posted a month ago
Needs: Three-and-D wings; Ryan Anderson replacement; point guard; help wherever Anthony Davis doesn't play; mulligan on Omer Asik's contract Draft Picks: Nos. 6, 39 (via Denver) and 40 (via Sacramento) Where don't the New Orleans Pelicans need... Read more
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The Advocate
Pondering Pelicans’ pick: A look at five players who might be available when the Pelicans pick No. 6 in the NBA draftScott Howard-Cooper also projects the Pelicans to take Poeltl, writing that New
Pondering Pelicans’ pick: A look at five players who might be available when the Pelicans pick No. 6 in the NBA draft
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
Scott Howard-Cooper also projects the Pelicans to take Poeltl, writing that New Orleans “has to go center somewhere this offseason, whether the draft, trade or free agency” despite having both Omer Asik and Alexis Ajin... Read more

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