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Omri Casspi Wiki Biography
Omri Moshe Casspi is a Holon, Israel-born Israeli professional basketball player who plays for Sacramento Kings of THE National Basketball Association(NBA). Born on 22 June 1988, Omri has been playing in the positions of small forward and power forward. One of the popular NBA players in America, Omri has been active as a professional basketball player since 2005 and has been playing for NBA since 2009.
A talented NBA player who has managed to gather global recognition, how rich is Omri as of now? In 2015, he has been counting his net worth at $6 million. Needless to say, most of his wealth has been amassed from his involvement in NBA as a professional basketball player. Of course, he being a part of Sacramento Kings for more than a decade has added a lot to his net worth.
Omri Casspi Net Worth $6 Million
Raised in Holon and Yavne, Israel, Omri is Jewish and has Moroccan-Jewish heritage. Casspi was inclined towards basketball since his childhood and played for junior programs. As a teenager, he starred for Maccabi Tel Aviv youth team, before starting his professional basketball career as a seventeen year old, firstly for Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Israeli League. Being a part of the team, he won the Israeli Super League twice in 2006 and 2008. In addition to this, Casspi also became Israeli Cup champion in 2006 and was named ISL Sixth Man of the year in 2008. Having had a great start as a professional basketball player, Casspi declared himself eligible for the NBA, but deferred to the 2009 Draft, when he was selected by the Sacramento Kings.
Omri debuted in the NBA for Sacramento Kings in 2009, playing against Oklahoma City Thunder. Casspi became one of the very few players from Israel to play in the NBA and also proved to be one of the most skilled players in the Sacramento Kings. He played for the team ’til 2011 and later was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for another player JJ Hickson. Although he was picked for 2012 first round draft, Omri left the team to sign a multi-year deal with the Houston Rockets in 2013. Eventually, he was again traded to the New Orleans Pelicans and later in 2014 he was waived from Pelicans, and he returned to the Sacramento Kings. His return saw him earn him his career-high score of 31 points in the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, and he re-signed with Kings again in 2015.
Along with a successful international career and popularity, Omri has also been continuously playing in his country as a professional basketball player, and is noted for being the captain of the Israeli National Basketball Team. His popularity is rising as he models for Adidas brand as an endorser. Needless to say, all of these projects have been very helpful for Omri in adding to his net worth. As of now, this 27 years old professional basketball player is enjoying his life as an internationally renowned athlete, and of course, his present net worth of $6 million has been catering to his life.
|Full Name||Omri Casspi|
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Salary||1.342 million USD|
|Date Of Birth||June 22, 1988|
|Place Of Birth||Holon, Israel|
|Height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Weight||225 lbs (102 kg)|
|Profession||Professional basketball player for Sacramento Kings, (NBA)|
|Parents||Ilana Casspi, Shimon Casspi|
|Siblings||Aviv Casspi, Eitan Casspi|
|Nicknames||Omri Moshe Casspi,|
|Awards||Israeli Super League champion (2006, 2009), Israeli Cup champion (2006), ISL Sixth Man of the Year (2008), All-ISL Team (2009)|
|Nominations||NBA draft 2009/ ound: 1/Pick: 23rd overall, Team captain at the 2015 European Championship|
|Buba Shel Layla||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|Matzav Ha'Uma||2010||TV Series||Himself|
|Eretz Nehederet||2010||TV Series||Himself|