Report: Omri Casspi requests trade from Cavaliers - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Report: Omri Casspi requests trade from Cavaliers

Report: Omri Casspi requests trade from Cavaliers Report: Omri Casspi requests trade from Cavaliers

Cavaliers forward Omri Casspi has requested a trade from the Cavaliers, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.

Casspi has played only one minute since December 11.  So far on the season, the NBA's first Israeli-born player is averaging 4.9 points a game this season.

The Cavaliers acquired Casspi and a first round pick in a trade with the Sacramento Kings in 2011 for J.J. Hickson.

NBA rules state if a player publicly demands a trade he can be fined.  While both sides remain silent on the possible trade, Wojnarowski reports Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant has been trying to trade Casspi.

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