NBA: Omri Casspi scores 15 points as Sacramento wins for first time

By AP, JPOST.COM STAFF
November 3, 2009 09:01

NBA Omri Caspi hits fir




Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi scored 15 points on Monday as the Sacramento Kings clinched its first victory of the NBA season, defeating the Memphis Grizzlies in overtime 127-116. Casspi quickly won over his new fans by hitting his first three shots, leading a few fans to wave Israeli flags in honor of the country's first NBA player. The Israeli dominated the Grizzlies in the second quarter, scoring 8 points while remaining on the floor the entire quarter. Kevin Martin scored 48 points and Beno Udrih scored 16 for the Kings, including a game-tying layup in the closing seconds of regulation.


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