SAM CASSELL NEWS

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
3 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Best NBA Trash Talkers Of All-Time

Trash talking in the NBA is different now than it used to be. In fact, imagine the NBA with no trash talking (there was a time when that was the case, believe it or not). For this article, there’s some specific criteria as to what makes someone a good trash talker. Anyone can talk it, but not everyone can walk it. To be considered a good trash talker, you had/have to back it up...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce signs two-year contract with Washington Wizards

Photo/NBA Paul Pierce is a Washington Wizard. The 10-time All Star and former Boston Celtics legend has agreed to a two-year, $11 million contract with the Wizards at the mid-level exception, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. The deal includes a player option in the second year, so if Pierce wants to move on or retire, he can do so on his own terms. ESPN has learned that Pierce...
Via Mill City Sports
11 days ago  |  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

Jameer Nelson Fined $15K for “Obscene Gesture”

The NBA has determined that this is not ok to do. The NBA announced this afternoon that Jameer Nelson has been fined $15,000 for an obscene gesture during the Magic’s 128-125 triple OT loss to the Bulls last night. The “gesture” in question occured after Jameer hit a game-tying shot that sent the game to OT. It’s unoffically known as the “Sam Cassell Dance” and the ...
Via Magic Basketball Online
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

Caron Butler Fined for Big Ball Dance

Caron Butler has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for grabbing his marrrrbles.  Butler went all Sam Cassell on the NBA doing his own version of the Big Balls Dance during the Bucks 105-98 win over the Celtics. In case you don’t remember the Sam Cassell Ball Dance, here you go.  You are welcome.   No views yet
Via In The Neutral Zone
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Andray Blatche Fined for His Big Balls Dance

The NBA has fined Brooklyn Nets’ center Andray Blatche $15,000 for what it calls an “obscene gesture.” The gesture was made during the team’s game on Friday night against the Miami Heat. Check out the video for the “obscene gesture.” This “obscene gesture” is merely a dance that former point guard Sam Cassell had done ...The post VIDEO: Andray Blatche Fined for His...
Via The League News
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharp Shooting Class Of 2014 Prospect Has Louisville In His Final Three

DevilsDigest.com Just a couple of months ago, Louisville fans were pretty confident that they knew who would be joining the Cardinal basketball program in 2014. After two de-commitments  and two added commitments things have certainly changed. As of right now, Rick Pitino and his staff have commitments from three recruits in the 2014 class – Four star guard Shaqquan Aaron, four...
Via The Cardinal Connect
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Sam Cassell Jr. Commits To UConn

Sam Cassell Jr. has committed to Connecticut for the 14-15 season. He made the annoucement via twitter saying, "blessed to say I have committed to the university of Connecticut." Cassell Jr. will join Kevin Ollie after playing for Chipola College, a junior college in Florida. Cassell Jr. had committed to Maryland, but they did not accept some credits from his prep school...
Via RealGM
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Sam Cassell Jr. To Attend UConn

Maryland’s blunder is Connecticut’s gain. Sam Cassell Jr. originally signed with Maryland out of high school but was declared academically ineligible when his credits didn’t transfer from prep school. The 6-foot-3 combo guard enrolled at Florida’s Chipola College. Cassell Jr., whose father was an NBA point guard for 15 seasons and is now an assistant coach with the Washington...
Via Thacover2
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Louisville No Longer Pursuing Sam Cassell Jr.

Baltimore Sun At this time last week, we were expecting to hear an update from junior college guard Sam Cassell Jr. The son of former  NBA All Star Sam Cassell Sr., took an official visit to Louisville last weekend and told the media on Thursday that he is down to just Louisville and Connecticut. A week has gone by and we still haven’t heard an announcement from Cassll Jr., and...
Via The Cardinal Connect
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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