TGR NBA Sportsman of the Year

 Congratulations to the 2014 NBA Sportsman of the Year Omri Casspi. The change of scenery to Houston has helped rejuvenate Casspi's NBA career. The Rockets Forward averaged 6.9 PPG, 3.7 RPG, and 1.2 APG. He played in 71 games, starting 2. This is Casspi's second time winning the award. The Rockets are playoff bound. Others considered were Jordan Farmar, David Stern/Adam...
Via The Great Rabbino
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Omri Casspi tried to enter the world of the dunking elite last

Omri Casspi of the Houston Rockets had an opportunity to join the likes of LeBron James and Blake Griffin as elite NBA dunkers featured on PSD RedZone. Well, Casspi made it to RedZone...but for all of the wrong reasons.In Houston's 104-92 win over the Boston Celtics on Monday night, Casspi drove the lane and got cut off at the hoop by C's rookie Kelly Olynyk. Instead of throwing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets' Casspi takes opportunity, runs with it

Omri Casspi has done a lot of good in a short time with the Rockets. But he isn't satisfied and probably never will be. The small forward spends a lot of time looking at everything he has done wrong and working on the things he can correct. He has been an offensive spark for the Rockets in all three preseason games this season averaging 16.7 points off the bench. "I really...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA News: Omri Casspi signs with Houston; Josh Smith with Detroit

Former Cleveland Cavalier forward Omri Casspi has signed a free agent contract with the Houston Rockets according to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski- Free agent Omri Casspi has reached agreement on a two-year deal with the Houston Rockets, league source tells Y! Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 6, 2013 Casspi will join Dwight Howard who agreed to join the Rockets...
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July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA News: Omri Casspi, Cavs unlikely to reach buyout Friday

Just yesterday,’s Marc Stein reported that the Cleveland Cavaliers were likely to reach a deal today with disgruntled, injured backup forward Omri Casspi. Said deal was to be hurried, so that Casspi’s release could be completed by 11:59 p.m. Friday in order for Casspi to take the court in the playoffs with one of his desired final destinations, per an NBA rule. But,...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Cavaliers and Omri Casspi Discussing Buyout

Cleveland Cavaliers' Omri Casspi  after playing well in the beginning of his NBA career, has failed to find himself a role in the Cavaliers rotation. So much so that Marc Stein of ESPN has reported that the Cavaliers and Omri Casspi are discussing a buyout, hopefully to be completed from tomorrow's March 1st deadline.Cavs and Omri Casspi indeed engaged in buyout talks...
Via NBA Injury News
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Rumor: Injured Omri Casspi wants buyout from Cavaliers

More news on the Omri Casspi front broke yesterday afternoon. Officially, from the Cavaliers, it was announced that the seldom-used forward from Israel would be checked into a hospital from Orlando and miss Saturday night’s game against the Magic. Here was the release from the team: “Cavaliers forward Omri Casspi was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center this afternoon for...
Via Waiting For Next Year
February 24, 2013  |  2 Comments

Wojnarowski NBA Report: Casspi requests a trade

Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting today that Cavaliers F Omri Casspi has requested a trade from the Cavaliers- “Dropped out of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ rotation, forward Omri Casspi, the NBA’s first Israeli-born player, has requested a trade, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Casspi has shown significant flashes of promise in his young career, but he has become...
Via Waiting For Next Year
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Casspi on his way out of Cleveland?

Omri Casspi was a highly sought out asset when his name became available from the Sacramento Kings. The Cleveland Cavaliers took full advantage of that and traded for him, hoping he'd be the future of the franchise. Recently, he's been more of a bench warmer than anything else only averaging 13 minutes this season with his team. There's been some unknown confusion or...
Via Project Spurs
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Omri Casspi Can’t In-Bound Ball And Cavaliers Drop One to Detroit Tonight

Omri Casspi had a huge night helping the Cleveland Cavaliers to stay close as time was running out. But with the game on the line Casspi would have trouble in-bounding the ball and Detroit was able to come up with it.  As Detroit ran the floor the Cavs Harangody was able to get the foul and the Pistons would go to the line. Unfortunately the Cavs would lose the game tonight 90-89...
Via Cleveland Sports 360
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

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