"He said all of Israel is behind the Cavaliers," Blatt said Sunday. "That was great.
Blatt has dual citizenship in the United States (where he was born) and in Israel, where his family still lives and where he spent most his pro career as a player and coach.
Blatt said Netanyahu contacted him last week to congratulate him for steering the Cavs to the NBA Finals, where Blatt could become the first Israeli citizen to win an NBA title as a coach or player.
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