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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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Celebrate White Chocolate's birthday with this ultimate highlight mix

Former NBA point guard Jason Williams turns 40 years old today, and the NBA gave us all a fantastic gift to celebrate the occasion.The man they call "White Chocolate" had the greatest knack for handling the ball and throwing ridiculous passes the game has seen since Magic Johnson. His elbow passes and And-1 dribble moves were the stuff of legend. And if you have three minutes to...
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November 18, 2015  |  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

FSU alum Sam Cassell thrilled to be cheering on Seminoles in Rose Bowl

Clippers assistant coach Sam Cassell is thrilled by the opportunity to once again be a fan. Cassell, who played college basketball at Florida State, will be cheering on the Seminoles at the Rose Bowl, which pits Oregon and Florida State in the semifinals of the College Football Playoff. In 2008, Cassell's No. 10 basketball jersey was retired at FSU. He was teammates with Charlie...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Flip Saunders believes Sam Cassell’s ‘Big Balls Dance’ in 2004 cost T’Wolves a title

A long time ago, in an era separated from this time by tons and tons of losses, Flip Saunders served in his first run as head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Saunders obviously again is the T’Wolves coach — as well as President of Basketball Operations — and in light of recent events, hearkened back...Read More The post Flip Saunders believes Sam Cassell’s ‘Big Balls...
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November 05, 2014  |  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

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...
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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...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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