November 4, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Houston Rockets small forward Omri Casspi (18) moves the ball against the defense of Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin (32) during the second half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
Houston rapper and avid Rockets fan Bun B recently had a chance to speak with forward Omri Casspi. The MC was able to learn more about the new-comer and his roots, which began in Israel.
Among the topics covered are Casspi sharing his childhood experiences, how he came to love basketball, which propelled him to become the first Israeli-born NBA player. Casspi also talked about his sentiments when facing another Israeli-born player(Gal Mekel) for the first time ever in the NBA when the Rockets faced the Dallas Mavericks, as well as the city of Houston, it’s fans, and expectations.