NBA’s Omri Casspi said to ink deal with Memphis Grizzlies

Israeli basketball participant Omri Casspi has reportedly reached a one-year deal with the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies, his seventh group in 10 seasons within the United States league.

Following a season with champions Golden State Warriors, who waived Casspi earlier than the playoffs, ESPN reported the deal Sunday, citing NBA sources.

Casspi appeared in 53 video games in his eight months with the Warriors final season, together with seven begins, averaging 5.7 factors, three.8 rebounds and one help in 14 minutes per recreation.

The Warriors dropped the ahead in April due to accidents, dashing the hopes of his Israeli followers to see the first-ever participant from the nation within the playoff video games.

Casspi wasn’t ready to be part of one other group till the tip of the season due to NBA guidelines.

The Yavne-native Casspi has performed for six different groups since he grew to become the primary Israeli to play within the NBA in 2009. He beforehand performed for the Sacramento Kings, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, New Orleans Pelicans, Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors.

Casspi was a member of the championship Maccabi Tel Aviv group in Israel earlier than making himself accessible for the NBA draft.

AP contributed to this report.

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