Casspi is the first Israeli NBA player to get a ring, but not the first Israeli ever to do so.
Casspi is the first Israeli basketball player to play in the NBA.
Casspi was the first Israeli to play in the NBA. He has not played in recent games due to an ankle injury.
Casspi, the first Israeli in the NBA, is now with the defending champion Golden State Warriors.
— Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the National Basketball Association, was signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Timberwolves, his third team in the last month and fifth since joining the NBA in 2009. The Timberwolves, who are 4 1/2 games back for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western…
Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the National Basketball Association, reportedly is being traded from the Sacramento Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans.
Jeremy Piven is a bar mitzvah boy — again. Last week, at a private ceremony overlooking the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Piven — star of “Entourage” and “Mr. Selfridge” — celebrated his second bar mitzvah, surrounded by his friends Omri Casspi and Amar’e Stoudemire. He posted a picture to his Instagram account, writing, “Today I became a man (again)”:
Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli and other celebrities have tweeted out condolences to the families of the three Israeli teenagers whose bodies were found yesterday.
On Friday night, two Israeli players faced off in the world’s best basketball league for the first time.
Omri Casspi was the first Israeli to play in the National Basketball Association. And with the new season tipping off this week, Gal Mekel will become the second.