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

NBA Omri Caspi hits fir

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

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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