With the Houston Rockets' self imposed deadline of today to trade embattled center Omer Asik rapidly approaching, talks with multiple teams, most notably the Boston Celtics, were gaining steam in the past
[caption id="attachment_7757" align="alignnone" width="590"] Nov 29, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics power forward Brandon Bass (30) gets congratulated by a teammate during the second half of Boston[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_7155" align="alignright" width="300"] Nov 9, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets center Omer Asik (3) gets a rebound during the third quarter against the Los Angeles Clippers
Ever since the Houston Rockets signed Dwight Howard this summer, the question of what would happen to Omer Asik immediately came to the forefront.
He was the incumbent starting center, but like Howard
Over the course of the season, the NBA has caught numerous players for violations of the new flopping rule, designed to curtail embellishing contact in order to draw calls.
The latest players to break
[caption id="attachment_3953" align="alignright" width="282"] February 28, 2011; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards shooting guard Jordan Crawford (15) leaps to pass the ball between Chicago
Chicago Bulls at Philadelphia 76ers (7:00ET on NBATV): Sixers lead series 3-2
[caption id="attachment_3158" align="alignright" width="224" caption="May 8, 2012; Chicago, IL, USA; Philadelphia 76ers shooting