Kings' Omri Casspi takes group of NBA players to Israel

BY foxsports • July 24, 2015

Omri Casspi is the first Israeli-born NBA player, and he clearly takes pride in his roots. Now, Casspi is leading a group of players through Israel, a contingent which includes a bunch of Kings.

From James Ham of Cowbell Kingdom:

Casspi, along with DeMarcus Cousins, Rudy Gay and Caron Butler are on their way to Israel with a delegation of NBA players. Joining the group of Kings are NBAers Tyreke Evans, Chandler Parsons, Alan Anderson and Iman Shumpert.

According to The Times of Israel, the group is scheduled to spend Shabbat in the holy city and will stay at Jerusalem’s historic King David Hotel from Friday through Sunday.

Click here for a picture of the boys.

This is hardly the first time NBA players have gone on an Israel trip together. Amar'e Stoudemire went on a highly publicized trip there only a few summers ago.

(h/t Cowbell Kingdom.)

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