Nov 23, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets center Omer Asik (3) during the fourth quarter at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Richardson-USA TODAY Sports

NBA trade rumors: Celtics, Rockets having ‘serious talks’ about Omer Asik


Houston Rockets center Omer Asik has been in the middle of plenty of trade rumors over the past few weeks, but now it appears that things are really beginning to heat up. According to the latest reports, the Rockets and Boston Celtics are involved in serious talks that could have the Turkish big man shipping up to Boston in exchange for a package of players and a first-round pick.

From Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports:

Sam Amick of USA Today sports commented on a the possible third team:

Of course, these aren’t the first or the last Asik trade rumors that you will hear, so stay tuned to see if anything will come to fruition this time around.

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