Omri Caspi hurt by swastika graffiti on billboard photo

By JTA
September 12, 2010 20:58




Famous Israeli basketball player Omri Caspi was hurt by the discovery of a swastika drawn onto his forehead in a billboard photo in the California city where his team, the Sacramento Kings,  play.

Casspi, reached September 9 at his home in Israel, told the Sacramento Bee that he was familiar with the incident, which is being investigated as a hate crime by local police.

"Everybody's talking about it. It's hurtful to think that this is 2010, and there are still people like that out there," he told the newspaper.


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