Sam Cassell Biography

(Professional Basketball Player)

Sam Cassell is a well-known American retired professional basketball player. Sam Cassell is married to Tonya Cassell

More about the relationship

Talking about the relationship status of Sam Cassell is a married man.

He is married to Tonya Cassell. There is no information on when and how their relationship started. However, the couple is living happily as there are no rumors of their separation or an extra-marital affair.

He has a son, Sam Cassell Jr. who was born on 12 May 1992. But the mother of his child is not known to the public.

He was in a relationship with Anitra Griffin. They dated since 2007 but the relationship was not a happy one so they separated.

Previously he was in a relationship with Ananda Lewis in the year 2006 but due to some reason their relationship eventually broke up.

Relationship Facts of Sam Cassell

  • Sam Cassell is married to Tonya Cassell.
  • He is father of One (Sam Cassell Jr.).
  • Sam Cassell is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Sam Cassell?

Sam Cassell is a well-known American retired professional basketball player.

Sam Cassell is best known for his outstanding performance in a game since 1993 being selected by Houston Rockets. He is currently an assistant coach at Los Angeles Clippers.

Sam CassellBirth Facts, Family, and Childhood

An assistant coach Sam Cassell was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He was born on 18 November 1969. He is of African-American ethnicity and has an American nationality.

His birth name is Samuel James ‘Sam’ Cassell Sr. His mother’s name is Donna Cassell and his father’s name is Sam Cassell Sr. His father is a former NBA player and now he is serving as an assistant coach for Washington Wizards.

Sam Cassell: Education History

He studied at Paul Laurence Dunbar and after graduating he attended Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield, Maine. For further study, he joined San Jacinto College in Huston, Texas but moved on to Florida State University in Tallahassee.

Sam Cassell: Professional Life and Career

Reflecting on the career journey of Sam Cassell, he started playing basketball professionally after being selected by Houston Rockets in the 1993 NBA draft.

In his two seasons in Rockets, he helped the team to win back-to-back championships but in his third season, Seattle SuperSonics defeated them.

He was traded to Phoenix Suns but in the same year, he again got traded to Dallas Mavericks during the 1996-97 seasons. On 17 February 1997, he was traded to New Jersey Nets and he lived in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Although he was offered to return to Rockets, he re-signed a six-year contract with the Nets but got traded to Milwaukee Bucks on 11 March 1999.

During the 40th Anniversary Celebration of Bucks on 28 March 2008, he was honored as one of the 20 greatest players in the Milwaukee Bucks.

After spending four years in the Buck he was traded to Minnesota Timberwolves in 2003 and after playing there till 2005, he was traded to Los Angeles Clippers.

He was offered a two-year contract worth $15 million by Atlanta Hawks but resigned from a two-year contract with the Clippers worth $13 million.

On 28 February 2008, Clippers reached out to a contractual buyout agreement and sent him to Waivers. On 3 March 2008, he became an unrestricted free agent and joined Boston Celtics. After playing a year for the Celtics, he retired in May 2009.

On 21 May 2009, he became the assistant coach of the Washington Wizards.

On 29 September 2014, he was hired by Los Angeles Clippers to join Doc Rivers’ staff as an assistant coach and since then to till now, he is working as an assistant coach for the Clippers.

Sam Cassell: Salary and Net Worth

His success in his career path has paid him well financially making his net worth estimated to be $23 million as of 2022.

Sam Cassell: Rumors and Controversy

He is rumored to be joining Houston Rockets as a head coach.

Sam Cassell: Body Measurement

Sam has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and weighs 84 kg. His hair color is dark brown and his eye color is black. His shoe size is unknown.

Social Media Profile

Sam is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 2.5k followers on Facebook, 6.3k followers on Instagram, and 2.8k followers on Twitter.

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