Today in Celtics history: Cassell traded, Pressey born

Today, February 17th, is the eighth anniversary of the trade which sent former Boston Celtics guard Sam Cassell to the Sacramento Kings.Cassell, who was traded for a conditional second-round draft pick halfway through the 2008-09 season after winning a championship with Boston, never actually played for the Kings, having served as something of a coach for Doc Rivers before the trade...
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NBA Referee Hotline Bling: DeMarcus Cousins explores sign language

The new Collective Bargaining Agreement includes a provision that creates a hotline, where players can call to complain about the work of NBA referees. They can critique foul calls, deliver apologies, and speak their minds about the officials however they see fit. It’s like the phone lines your congressman has for their constituents, though the messages are about hand-checks, not...
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WATCH: Rockets Tribute to Sam Cassell Houston Rockets pay tribute to Sam Cassell during the Rockets game against the Los Angeles Clippers on 12/30/2016.
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December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Celtic Sam Cassell Selling Massive Houston Mansion For $3.5M Bargain

It appears Sam Cassell is dishing out assists even in retirement. The longtime NBA guard won three championships over his 15-year career, including a 2008 title with the Boston Celtics in his final NBA season. Cassell currently is an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Clippers and was living in style in his lavish Houston mansion — until now. The 47-year-old is putting his 11...
December 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Mike D’Antoni to interview for Rockets head coaching job

On the same day that interim head coach J.B. Bickerstaff withdrew his name from consideration for the Houston Rockets' full-time job, a report is surfacing indicating that veteran coach Mike D’Antoni will interview for the position: ESPN sources say Sixers associate head coach Mike D'Antoni is interviewing for the Houston Rockets' coaching job this week — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine...
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May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

11 potential 2016 NBA head coaching candidates

Simply looking at how teams are performing around the NBA this season, it seems that there are going to be more head coaching vacancies following the regular season than we have seen throughout the past several years.It might be pure conjecture here, but it wouldn't be a surprise to see the likes of the Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Pierce on choosing LA: “it was more Sam Cassell than anybody”

Gotta love the Truth. Listen to his response when a member of the Clippers’ media asks him if Doc was the main reason he chose to play in LA. Pierce also says “this is probably the last ride of my career. I think this is where I’m going to end it.” He also uses the word “championship” at least three times. It’s pretty clear he’d love to win another ring before he...
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July 21, 2015  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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