Sacramento Kings

King-Size Attraction

NBA’s Sabra rookie Omri Casspi, who faces the Nets next week, is big draw on and off the court. And he wears Number 18.

03/18/2010
Staff Writer

The game last month featured a pair of teams with losing records and sorry recent histories, but the seats behind one of the baskets at Madison Square Garden was crowded with scores of flag-waving, photo-snapping fans nearly two hours before tip-off between the New York Knicks and the visiting Sacramento Kings.

“I’m not a religious person. But I love to pray to God and celebrate all the holidays,” Omri Casspi says.

Israeli In Kings’ Court

07/03/2009
Staff Writer
Omri Casspi, member of Israeli championship basketball teams and winner of several individual awards, can easily cite the highlight of his athletic career. It happened at 4:44 a.m., Israeli time, last Friday. That’s when National Basketball Association Commissioner David Stern announced that Casspi was the Sacramento Kings’ first-round choice in the league’s 2009 draft.

Israeli In Kings’ Court

07/01/2009
Staff Writer
Omri Casspi, member of Israeli championship basketball teams and winner of several individual awards, can easily cite the highlight of his athletic career. It happened at 4:44 a.m., Israeli time, last Friday. That’s when National Basketball Association Commissioner David Stern announced that Casspi was the Sacramento Kings’ first-round choice in the league’s 2009 draft.
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