SAM CASSELL NEWS

NBA Twitter explodes with cartoon parodies

I'm not sure why this Twitter trend started but I'm glad it did. On late Tuesday night, and continuing all day on Wednesday, NBA teams' official Twitter accounts began releasing Photoshop mash-ups of players and popular cartoons.The NBA is in a bit of a lull right now. The Kevin Love-for-Canada trade is complete, the World Cup is around the corner, and training camps...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

As Wizards Make Rogers’ Hiring Official, Will Cassell’s Void be Bigger than the Wizards think?

The Washington Wizards officially announced the hiring of Roy Rogers as an assistant coach. Rogers will essentially replace the departed Sam Cassell, who left for the Los Angeles Clippers with head coach Doc Rivers. But, as CSN Washington’s J. Michael explains the move was already in the works long before Cassell’s leaving. Note on asst coach Roy Rogers hire: It was done "...
Via KCM Sports
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
26 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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Cassell to Join the Clippers

  photo credit: Keith Allison/photopin.com NBA- Former NBA star Sam Cassell, has been granted permission by the Washington Wizards, to join head coach Doc Rivers and his coaching staff in Los Angeles.  According to a source, the Clippers were losing assistants left and right, so the idea to bring Cassell to L.A was a great move for the Clipper franchise.  Doc Rivers has slowly...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
27 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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Cassell leaving Wizards to join Clippers coaching staff

After five seasons with the Washington Wizards assistant coach Sam Cassell is leaving to join the Los Angeles Clippers coaching staff. Sam Cassell has been allowed out of contract to join coach Doc Rivers staff w/ #Clippers, @CSNwashington has confirmed #WizardsTalk #NBA — J. Michael (@JMichaelCSN) August 2, 2014 Last month a report surfaced that the Clippers and Wizards were...
Via KCM Sports
28 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
28 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 Thacover2
28 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

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
July 15, 2014  |  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
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NC State commit Torian Graham signs with Houston

Days after losing its two top scorers to transfers, Houston scored a commitment from a former top 100 recruit on Sunday morning. Torian Graham, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from the Class of 2012 who spent the past two seasons at Chipola Junior College (Fla.), announced via Twitter that he had signed with Houston. Graham had twice committed and decommitted from NC State. After not...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Sam Cassell Possibly Bought Fake Rolex & Scammed Out of $150k

You have to be careful with the BOLEX watches. I know having a Rolex is more of a status symbol than anything else, but I could never see myself paying $150k for a watch, you can get a nice house for that. Anyway, here is what happened to Cassell according to TMZ sports. Sam Cassell has something in common with John Mayer — they both bought expensive watches from the same guy …...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Warriors Stephen Curry shows you his “balls”

The NBA has made the “big balls” dance – popularized by former NBA player Sam Cassell – subject to a fine.  Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson was fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture in January when he did it during a game against the Chicago Bulls. NBA players have had to find other ways to let you know they are in their moment.     Golden State Warriors...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic's Jameer Nelson grins and bears $15k fine for on-court gesture

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Jameer Nelson was repentant -- to a point -- about the $15,000 fine handed down Thursday by the NBA regarding an on-court gesture he made during the Orlando Magic's triple-overtime loss on Wednesday to the Chicago Bulls. After nailing a fallaway jump shot over 6-foot-11 Bulls center Joakim Noah to tie the score late in regulation, the 6-foot-1 Nelson ran back...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The History Behind The “Sam Cassell Dance”

If you have not heard the news yet about the return of the “big balls dance” then read on! Orlando Magic guard Jameer Nelson hit a clutch step back jumper vs. the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night and then did something many have found a little odd to the eye.   The “obscene gesture” was […]The post The History Behind The “Sam Cassell Dance” appeared first on The League News.
Via The League News
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson Fined $15k For Sam Cassell Big Balls Dance (Video)

Orlando Magic guard Jameer Nelson was fined by the President of Basketball Operation, for an obscene gesture during the last 11 seconds of the fourth quarter. The Magic would fall 125-128 triple overtime to the Chicago Bulls.
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA fines Jameer Nelson $15,000 for Sam Cassell dance

The NBA announced Thursday that Magic guard Jameer Nelson has been fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture in Orlando's double-overtime loss to the Bulls. The "obscene gesture" was Sam Cassell's dance, which mimics, uh... well, you guys seen "Major League 2?"
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 16, 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

Jameer Nelson Ties Game With Late Basket, Celebrates With ‘Big Balls’ Dance (Video)

Well, Jameer Nelson can expect a fine for this. After hitting a hame-tying jumper with 11.2 seconds left against the Bulls Wednesday night, the Magic point guard celebrated with the Sam Cassell ‘Big Balls’ dance: The post Jameer Nelson Ties Game With Late Basket, Celebrates With ‘Big Balls’ Dance (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

In The Scrum With John Wall

John Wall talked about how shooting with Sam Cassell before the game helped him score a game-high 37 points, being frustrated with losing and what the team needs to do to turn things around.
Via Hoops Addict
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Just a Small Difference in The NBA Live & 2K Versions of LeBron (Photo)

I am one of those game players that cares more about the gameplay than the graphics. I am going to give NBA Live a shot even though LeBron looks like Sam Cassell in the above photo. I don’t know who was the first person to float this photo out there, so I am just going to credit Twitter.
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Sam Cassell Is Honored That Players Imitate His “Big Balls” Dance

Sam Cassell is known (mostly) for two things: 1) being one of the ugliest players in NBA history [Gollum, as Charles Barkley once famously said]; and 2) his “Big Balls” dance that would come after any big crunch time basket. After the NBA began fining players $15,000 for imitating the legendary dance — Marco Bellineli received the first one during last year’s playoffs, and...
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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