Facts of Sam Cassell Biography
|Full Name||Sam Cassell|
|Place of birth||Maryland, USA|
|Height||6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)|
|Hair Color||dark brown|
|Children||One (Sam Cassell Jr.)|
Who is Sam Cassell?
Sam Cassell is an internationally renowned former professional American basketball player. In 1993, he was chosen by Houston Rockets where he spent the majority of his career. Cassell played for eight different teams during his 15-year career.
He is presently an assistant coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. He also coached with the Washington Wizards from 2009 till 2014.
Sam Cassell: Birth Certainties, Family, and Childhood
A trainer assistant Sam Cassell was born in Baltimore, Maryland on November 18, 1969. He is of African-American ethnic background and is an American citizen.
His name is Samuel James' Sam' Cassell Now (Sr), his mother is Donna Cassell. Married to Tonya Cassell, he has a son, Sam Cassell Jr, who competed at Iona College and also received an associate degree from Chipola College affiliated to the University of Connecticut. 2017, Cassell Jr is currently drafted onto the Cleveland Cavaliers Summer League Squad.
Sam Cassell: Education History
He studied at the Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield in Maine, and then he transferred to Paul Laurence Dunbar. He attended San Jacinto College in Huston, Texas after Dunbar to finally graduate Florida Florida State University in Tallahassee.
Sam Cassell: Professional Life and Career
Sam Cassell, after being chosen by Houston Rockets for NBA draft in 1993, began to play basketball professionally. He assisted the squad to capture two NBA title in his two seasons in Rockets.
In the third season, after he was wounded, Sam was forcefully abandoned for 21 matches. After two times of winning, the Seattle SuperSonics ' second playoff sweeps away from the two-time reigning champion Rockets.
He was traded to Phoenix Suns but he was traded again in 1996 to Dallas Maverick for 1996-97 season. After a year with Maverick Sam was again traded to New Jersey Nets on 17 February 1997.
Although Rockets offered him to return, he drafted a six-year agreement with the Nets but he was traded on 11 March 1999 to Milwaukee Bucks. He was honored as one of the 20 biggest players in Milwaukee Bucks during his celebration of the 40th Bucks anniversary on 28 March 2008.
He was traded to Minnesota Timberwolves in 2003 after spending four years in buck and then traded to Los Angeles Clippers again till 2005. A two-year agreement of 15 million dollars was proposed by Atlanta Hawks but he took a two-year's extension with Clippers worth $13 million.
Clippers achieved a contractual agreement with Boston Celtics on 28 February 2008 and on 3 March 2008, he became an unrestricted free agent. He retired in May 2009 after spending a year from the Celtics.
He became the Washington Wizards' associate coach on 21 May 2009. On 29 September 2014, he was employed as an associate coach by Los Angeles Clippers and from then on works as an assistant trainer for the Clippers at Doc Rivers.
Sam Cassell: Salary and Net Worth
Sam Cassell is one of the greatest basketball players of all time and has earned a heavy amount as a player and is still active in the field as an assistant coach so he reportedly earns over $300 thousand as his salary from his current club working as an assistant coach. Moreover, Sam Cassell's current net worth is reportedly around $23 million.
Sam Cassell: Gossips and Controversies
He was once rumored to join the Houston Rockets as their head coach which later turned out to be a rumor. Further, he hasn't disclosed his son Sam Cassell jr.'s mother to the media which is still a controversial portion of his life, other than that he isn't much into controversies as he is doing a pretty good job as an assistant coach for Los Angeles Clippers.
Sam Cassell: Body Measurement
Sam has a stature of 6 feet 3 inches / (1.91 m) and weighs around 185 lbs/ 84 kgs. He has a brown complexion with black hair and black eye color.
Social Media Profile
Sam is active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and has over 2.5k fans on his Facebook. Further, the GOAT NBA star has over 4.9k followers on his Instagram and 5.6k people follow him on his Twitter.Updated On Thu Oct 25 2018 Published On Thu Oct 25 2018 By