On Dec. 6, ESPN.com's Marc Stein reported the Houston Rockets are hoping to trade Omer Asik between Dec. 15 and Dec. 19, so any player they got back in the deal could also be moved by the Feb. 20 deadline. Sunday is Dec. 15 when about 134 of the 2013 free agents become trade eligible.
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