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SAM CASSELL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Clippers trying to trade for Sam Cassell, pry him out of Washington

Sam Cassell just got done coaching Glen Rice Jr., Otto Porter and the rest of the Wizards’ Summer League team. Before that he helped recruit Paul Pierce to Washington as a free agent. Now Cassell could be the one lured away. Doc Rivers is still trying to fill out his Clippers staff after Alvin Gentry and Tyronn Lue were lured away, and he is trying to land Cassell, reports Adrian...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards Asst. Coach Sam Cassell Could Be Headed to Clippers

Just a week after Sam Cassell played an instrumental role in convincing Paul Pierce to join the Washington Wizards, the assistant coach may be on his way to the Los Angeles Clippers, according to Yahoo Sports. Clippers working on arrangement w/ Wizards to hire Sam Cassell for Doc Rivers' coaching staff, but no deal in place yet, sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA...
Via KCM Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cassell, Kidd's Departure Led To Pierce Signing With Wizards

Paul Pierce became an option for the Washington Wizards in free agency following the surprising departure of Jason Kidd, according to sources. The Wizards sent Sam Cassell to meet with Pierce in Las Vegas, as the two were formerly teammates with the Boston Celtics. Cassell is an assistant coach for the Wizards. Marcin Gortat, John Wall and other Wizards sent Pierce texts and also...
Via RealGM
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sam Cassell Instrumental In Selling Paul Pierce On Wizards

Paul Pierce might not be headed to the Washington Wizards if not for a nudge by a former teammate. Sam Cassell, who played alongside Pierce on the Boston Celtics’ 2008 championship team, was instrumental in convincing Pierce to sign with the Wizards, according to an inside account by The Washington Post of how the signing was orchestrated. Now an assistant in Washington, Cassell...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Cassell Jr. Makes It Official. He’s Down To Just Louisville & UConn

Since his official visit to Louisville over the weekend, it’s been speculated that Louisville and UConn were the favorites for junior college combo guard Sam Cassell Jr. On Thursday afternoon, Cassell Jr., confirmed the news with NextUpRecruits.com that the Cardinals and the Huskies were the only two schools that he is still considering. The West Baltimore native had previously...
Via The Cardinal Connect
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

D Wade Admits He Stole Pump Fake From Former NBA Point Guard Sam Cassell

Wade’s old trick is the pump fake on a jump shot, and he’s been fooling young defenders with it for over a decade now. But Wade didn’t come up with the pump fake on his own. Wade readily admits that he picked it up in college from Sam Cassell, former All-Star point guard and current Washington Wizards assistant coach. While Wade played at Marquette University in college, he’d...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

MacMullan confirms Rondo/Ray friction, says Cassell trying to talk KG out of retiring

Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Boston Garnett's trusted friend Sam Cassell said KG was still talking about retiring as recently as 10 days ago, but Cassell was trying to persuade him otherwise. Cassel's advice: Play as long as you can. "KG is a loyal guy," Cassell said. "I can't see him playing for anyone else except Doc at this point." Allen's situation...
Via Celtics Life
June 12, 2012  |  Discuss
TICKET PUNCHED?

KG retiring?

A report states that Sam Cassell has said that he has been attempting to talk Celtics big man Kevin Garnett out of retiring. 

Still, there are teams out there that really want him

Via State Of The Celtics
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Standout G Sam Cassell Jr. chooses Maryland

Sam Cassell Jr. has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Maryland, coach Mark Turgeon said Monday. Cassell is the son of former NBA guard Sam Cassell, who is now an assistant coach with the Washington Wizards. Cassell played this season at Notre Dame Prep in Fitchburg, Mass. He chose Maryland over the University of South Florida, Villanova and Florida...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Combo guard Sam Cassell Jr. calls it Maryland

It was obvious that Maryland needed an additional guard in their recruiting efforts to complete the 2012 recruiting class. Coach Mark Turgeon did a good job, all things considered, during his first year on campus, and Terrapins’ fans are awaiting to see what fresh talent will be added to the roster going forward. With a [...] Related posts: Top-100 post Charles Mitchell picks Maryland...
Via Hoopniks
March 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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