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Sources: Pelicans complete Asik deal, acquire Casspi


The New Orleans Pelicans completed a three-team trade Sunday with the Houston Rockets and Washington Wizards. The Pelicans acquired Omer Asik, Omri Casspi and cash from Houston, according to sources.

Houston receives Alonzo Gee and Scotty Hopson, who the Pelicans recently required in separate deals, along with New Orleans' 2015 protected 1st-round pick. The Rockets also receive forward Trevor Ariza from Washington. 

The Wizards receive center Melvin Ely from the Pelicans and an $8.5 million exception because of the Ariza deal.

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