3:32 AM EDT, Mon September 01, 2014
NetsDaily 6 hours ago
Team USA saw an early scare from Omer Asik and Turkey in their second game of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. With the score tied at 16-16 after one quarter, Turkey actually went on to take a halftime lead, 40-35. USA leaned a little too heavy on the 3-point shot early on, going 1-of-8 from beyond the arc in the first quarter. In the end, though, they went to what works best, beating the ball inside, getting out on transition and hounding the ball on defense. Behind 56 points in the paint, 17 steals to just 12 turnovers and a 26-4 thrashing in fast break points, Team USA beat Turkey, 98-77. Omer...
Rotoworld Aug 30, 2014
Omer Asik played only 10 minutes in Turkey's win over New Zealand on Saturday, finishing with one point, zero rebounds and two blocks.
Houston Chronicle Aug 14, 2014
ISTANBUL – Former Rockets’ center Omer Asik said that he was going to miss Houston and was grateful for his time with the Rockets. Asik, the only NBA player on the Turkish national team, is preparing for the FIBA World Championships taking place later this month in Spain. Just before coming back to Turkey this […]