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Report: Casspi asks Cavs to trade him

By Jason Lloyd Published: January 7, 2013
Omri in traffic
Omri Casspi has requested a trade, according to a Yahoo! Sports report. Casspi declined comment. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

CHICAGO: Omri Casspi declined to comment to the Beacon Journal when reached Monday about a Yahoo! Sports report that he has asked to be traded. 

One league source dismissed the report as inaccurate.

Casspi has fallen out of the Cavs' rotation over the last month, playing one minute since a Dec. 11 victory against the Los Angeles Lakers. He is averaging 4.9 points and 2.5 rebounds in 19 games this season. 

Acquired only hours before the NBA lockout began in 2011, Casspi failed to hold onto his starting job last season and has struggled to find a grip on a rotation spot this season. 

He is represented by Creative Artists Agency. 

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