Israeli NBA star Casspi scores career high 36 in loss to Golden State

Casspi, averaging 12.3 points this season, hit 9 of 12 three-pointers en route to his career high in scoring.

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December 29, 2015 09:56

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Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the NBA, scored a career high 36 points Monday in a loss to the Golden State Warriors.

Shooting guard Klay Thompson scored eight of the Warriors team-high 29 points early in the third quarter as Golden State beat  their Californian rivals 122-103 en route to their 15th consecutive home win this season.

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Point guard Stephen Curry, held scoreless for the game's first 20 minutes, contributed a 23-point, 14-rebound, 10-assist triple-double to Golden State's 11th straight win over the Kings, three of which have come this season.

The Warriors (29-1) completed a 5-0 homestand and earned their 33rd win in a row at home dating back to last season.

Golden State finished the 2015 calendar year 42-1 at home.

Casspi, averaging 12.3 points this season, hit 9 of 12 three-pointers en route to his career high in scoring.

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