Omri Moshe Casspi (born June 22, 1988) is an Israeli professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) tall, and plays the small forward position, but he can play also at the power 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 an NBA draft. With his Kings debut in 2009, Casspi became the first Israeli to play in an NBA game. The Cleveland Cavaliers traded for him in June 2011. He signed with the Houston Rockets in July 2013. In July 2014, Casspi was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans as part of a three-team trade, but was later waived. He then returned to Sacramento prior to the 2014–15 season.
On September 18, 2014, Casspi signed with the Sacramento Kings, returning for a second stint. On April 7, 2015, he scored a career-high 31 points on 12-of-20 shooing in a 116-111 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
On July 14, 2015, Casspi re-signed with the Kings
2009-10 COURT KINGS ROOKIE AUTOGRAPH
2009-10 Panini Certified Redemption Autograph /399
Career highlights and awards
2x Israeli Super League champion (2006, 2009)
Israeli Cup champion (2006)
ISL Sixth Man of the Year (2008)
All-ISL Team (2009)