With Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook out to start the season, Rockets center Omer Asik has the NBA’s longest active streak of consecutive regular-season games played, running his streak to start his career to 233 with the three games this season. Asik missed playoff games with the Chicago Bulls, but he has never missed a regular-season game in his career. Though he knew of his streak and that it had become the NBA’s longest, Asik was not particularly proud of his durability through three-plus seasons. “Actually, I don’t really care about it,” the 27-year-old Asik said. “I just try to stay on the court. It’s not in my hands mostly. (An injury) happens in a second.
Asik not concerned with consecutive games played streak
Houston Chronicle | Nov 3