Sports in Brief

Golf at Gaash, Casspi at Golden State

Mervyn Rabinowitz finished Gaash Gold Club's December Monthly Medal with a net score of 66

Mervyn Rabinowitz
Shmulik Futeran

Mervyn Rabinowitz had the best net score at Gaash Golf Clubs December Monthly Medal. Playing in the Super Seniors division, he finished with a net 66, followed by Jos Berlin. Meir Dor won the A division, followed by Baruch Lazarovitch. Doron Koliner won the B division, with Ziki Zuk taking second place. The gross prize went to Steve Taylor, who beat Greg Elliot on the countback. Nearest to the pin prizes to Steve Weil and Idan Chayut.(Shmulik Futeran)

Golden State Warrior Omri Casspi displayed perfect shooting Wednesday, making all five of his field goal attempts to help his team defeat the Utah Jazz 126-101 and extend its NBA-leading win-loss record to 28-7.  He scored 10 points, grabbed four rebounds and dished out two assists in 15 minutes off the bench. Casspi, who is averaging 7.0 ppg and 4.5 rpg in 31 games this season, sustained an injury to his right ankle in that game.  He is shooting .623, the highest of his career. Casspi has six start this season and has recorded two double-doubles, averaging just over 16 minutes per game. (David Nachenberg)