Sacramento Kings Bring Back Omri Casspi

by September 19, 2014

The Sacramento Kings announced Thursday that free agent forward Omri Casspi is re-joining the franchise.

Casspi averaged 6.9 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 71 games with the Houston Rockets last season. From the press release:

The Sacramento Kings today signed free agent forward Omri Casspi, according to Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro.


The first Israeli-born player to be selected by an NBA team and compete in the league, Casspi was originally tabbed by the Kings in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2009 NBA Draft. He has accrued averages of 7.7 points (.421 FG%, .352 3pt%, .667 FT%), 3.8 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 20.7 minutes per game in 327 career contests with three teams – Sacramento (2009-10 – 2010-11), Cleveland (2011-12 – 2012-13) and Houston (2013-14).