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  • Israel’s Mr. Basketball is also Mr. Goodwill

    December 26, 2011 | 12:19 pm

    Selected 12th overall in the 1965 National Basketball Association draft, Tal Brody passed on the American Dream so he could help change the landscape of Israeli sports—turning down the Baltimore Bullets for a spot on Maccabi Tel Aviv.

    “It was a challenge to take a team that...

  • Omri Casspi brings basketball camp to valley

    June 21, 2011 | 5:10 pm

    Playing in the NBA is Omri Casspi’s dream come true. And he would like to help make that dream come true for kids. The Sacramento Kings forward is holding the first of what he hopes will be many basketball camps to instill core skills in young players.

    “It was a big step for me...

  • Omri Casspi could rejoin Maccabi Tel Aviv

    March 17, 2011 | 10:20 am

    Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi said he might rejoin his former Israeli pro basketball team if the NBA imposes a player lockout next season.

    Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the National Basketball Association, told Israel’s Army Radio Thursday that that he would consider...