The Houston Rockets will be adding another young piece to the their rapidly changing roster. According Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago, the Chicago Bulls have officially declined the three-year, $25 million offer sheet for C Omer Asik:
Chicago Bulls officially decline to match Houston Rockets offer to Omer Asik. #NBA— Nick Friedell (@ESPNChiBulls) July 24, 2012
Asik played with the Bulls in the 2010-11 and 2011-12 NBA seasons, logging 148 appearances and only 2 starts. Playing as a member of the lauded "Bench Mob" group, he compiled an average of 8.0 points and 12.0 rebounds per 36 minutes over his first two NBA seasons.