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Flop of the Night returns with this dive from Omer Asik (Video).
In the second quarter of the Rockets’ win opening night win over the Pistons, Rodney Stuckey came off a pick and headed directly for Houston’s biggest player, who had good position at the rim. Though in the perfect spot to contest the shot, the 7-foot Asik played for the charge by launching himself backward.
The problem was that instead of charging over Asik, Stuckey deployed a slick Euro-step and avoided the flailing Asik altogether.
Say this about Asik's effort: though unconvincing, he was committed.
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