Bulls sign Turkish center Asik

7/13/2010 - NBA Omer Asik Chicago Bulls + more

The Chicago Bulls announced the signing of center Omer Asik, who has spent the last five seasons in the Turkish Basketball League.

Asik, 24, is 7-foot, 255 pounds and a two-time Turkish League All-Star.

He originally was a second-round draft pick by the Portland Trail Blazers in 2008.