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SAM CASSELL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sam Cassell leaving Wizards to join Clippers as an assistant

(Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) Sam Cassell, who coached the Wizards’ summer league team, is leaving the Wizards to join the Clippers as an assistant coach on Doc Rivers’ staff. Via The Washington Post: Sam Cassell is leaving the Washington Wizards after five seasons to take an assistant coaching position with the Los Angeles Clippers, people with knowledge of the situation...
Via Pass The Pill
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Summertime Sadness: Sam Cassell leaves Wizards, bolts for L.A.

According to a report released last weekend, Sam Cassell has reached an agreement to join Doc Rivers’ coaching staff with the Los Angeles Clippers. This will end Cassell’s five-year tenure with the Wizards and he’ll certainly be missed within the organization. Sam has seen his share of franchise peaks and valleys since originally arriving in […] The post Summertime Sadness...
Via Hoop District
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Cassell Leaving Wizards To Join Clippers' Coaching Staff

Sam Cassell will leave the Washington Wizards to take an assistant coaching position with the Los Angeles Clippers. Cassell became an assistant with the Wizards in 2009. A reunion with Rivers has been rumored for several weeks, with the Clippers losing assistants Tyronn Lue (to Cleveland) and Alvin Gentry (to Golden State) this offseason. Cassell will receive a significant pay raise...
Via RealGM
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sam Cassell To Become Clippers Assistant Coach

Sam Cassell is headed to the west coast to gain a higher profile as an assistant coach.  Jared Zwerling is reporting that Doc Rivers has hired the former NBA guard away from the Wizards to become his lead assistant. Hearing Sam Cassell will become a Clippers assistant coach. Announcement to come this week. Clippers had been trying to get him (post Lue). — Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling...
Via BlackSportsOnline
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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
July 21, 2014  |  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
July 19, 2014  |  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
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