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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
August 04, 2014  |  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
August 04, 2014  |  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
August 02, 2014  |  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
August 02, 2014  |  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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