During the visit, in which he even met an old schoolmate who became a pilot, Casspi realized that he would no longer be able to fulfill his dream.
"I can't fit myself into the cockpit anymore," he said. "My dream of becoming a pilot ended today. I'll continue playing basketball."
Casspi took advantage of the opportunity to discuss his plans for the near future as well.
"Now I'm preparing for the team, a month of personal training and weight room. I'm planning to join the national team in top form. I hope to success with the team in the European championship and with Sacramento in the next season."
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