Asik anchors Bulls' second unit

The Bulls' rookie center is so much more than 84 inches of trade bait

Updated: March 11, 2011, 2:20 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Around the trade deadline, a lot of radio-call-in and tweet-happy experts were blinded by the sight of Keith Bogans' very existence, not to mention the particular clanking sound his jumper too often makes.

They thought the Chicago Bulls should have made some kind of deal to get a shiny new starting 2-guard that some other team didn't want anymore.

To some, Omer Asik was nothing but 7 feet, 255 pounds of trade bait.

To that, Derrick ...

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