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Reported trade for Omer Asik is dead

Talks between the Celtics and Rockets for a rumored deal that would have sent center Omer Asik to Boston are, in fact, dead, a league source confirmed Thursday.

The Rockets had created a self-imposed deadline of Thursday to trade the disgruntled center so that they could trade the players they got in return by the Feb. 20 trade deadline.

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