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SAM CASSELL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Flip Saunders believes Sam Cassell’s ‘Big Balls Dance’ in 2004 cost T’Wolves a title

A long time ago, in an era separated from this time by tons and tons of losses, Flip Saunders served in his first run as head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Saunders obviously again is the T’Wolves coach — as well as President of Basketball Operations — and in light of recent events, hearkened back...Read More The post Flip Saunders believes Sam Cassell’s ‘Big Balls...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Flip Saunders believes that Sam Cassell’s dance cost the Timberwolves a championship

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Kevin Martin bought back bad memories for head coach Flip Saunders during Saturday’s game against the Chicago Bulls. After hitting a three to take the lead, Martin emulated Sam Cassell’s dance that he injured himself with. While it was funny to all of us, the NBA wasn’t laughing as they fined Martin $15,000 for it. Martin now has people reminiscing...
Via No Guts, No Glory
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Flip Saunders Says Sam Cassell’s ‘Big Balls’ Dance Cost Them ’04 Title

Kevin Martin was fined $15k for doing the infamous Sam Cassell ‘big balls’ dance. Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders is all too familiar with this celebration.  “We lost a championship by that,” Saunders said. “When [Cassell] did that he had an avulsion fracture in his hip. … So, from that perspective, I’ve always been against that type of thing.” Saunders is...
Via BlackSportsOnline
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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

Jameer Nelson Does Sam Cassell’s “Onions” Celebration, Will Probably Get Fined For It

Sam Cassell hasn’t played in the NBA for a handful of years now, but his famous “onions” dance doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. Jameer Nelson broke out the obscene celebration Wednesday night after draining a game-tying bucket to send the Magic-Bulls game into overtime. It was funny, but will also probably prove to be pretty costly. Nets forward Andray Blatche was fined...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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