Omri Casspi Speaker Profile
Forward for the Cleveland Cavaliers
Omri Casspi Biography
Omri Casspi is an Israeli professional basketball player with the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) tall, and plays at the small forward position.
He was drafted 23rd overall in the 2009 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings, making him the first Israeli to be selected in the first round of the draft. With his debut with the Kings in 2009, Casspi became the first Israeli to play in an NBA game. The Cavaliers traded for him in June 2011.
Casspi started on the Maccabi Tel Aviv cadet team. He made his professional debut at age 17 with Maccabi Tel Aviv during the 2005–06 season. He joined Hapoel Galil Elyon on-loan during the 2006–07 season, and was one of its leading players, winning the "Discovery of the Year" award in the end of the season. In April 2007 he scored 14 points for the World Select team at the Nike Hoop Summit in Memphis.
He returned to Maccabi in 2007. He became part of the team rotation for the following seasons. The team reached the Euroleague Finals in 2008 and won a state championship in 2009. Casspi received the 2008 Israeli League Sixth Man of the Year Award. In February 2009, he finished in fourth place in voting for the FIBA Europe Young Men's Player of the Year Award for the 2008–09 season, behind Ricky Rubio, Danilo Gallinari, and Kosta Koufos.
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Posted on 4 June 2013 | 3:05 pm
NBA Forward Omri Casspi has partnered with Tamir Goodman, an Israeli professional basketball, in a venture that aims to inspire a new generation of Jewish athletes. Their five-day basketball camps is designed to improve skills in a positive and Jewishly spirited environment and is scheduled for two upcoming sessions, June 30-July 4 in Englewood, NJ, and July 7-11 in Boston. More than...[Read More]
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