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Omri Casspi

Omri Casspi
PositionSmall Forward
NameOmri Casspi
Height Ft6|height_in=9
Weight Lb225
TeamCleveland Cavaliers
NationalityIsraeli
Birth DateJune 22, 1988(age 28)
Birth PlaceHolon, Israel
Draft Round1
Draft Pick23
Draft Year2009
Draft TeamSacramento Kings
Career Start2005
TeamsMaccabi Tel Aviv (2005 06)
Hapoel Galil Elyon (2006 07)
Maccabi Tel Aviv (2007 09)
Sacramento Kings (2009 11)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2011 present)
HighlightsBSL Champion: 2006, 2009
BSL State Cup: 2006
BSL Sixth Man of the Year: 2008
All BSL Team: 2009
NBA All-Star Rookie Team 2010

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Omri Casspi ( ) (born June 22, 1988) is an Israeli professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers. 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.


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