Samuel James “Sam” Cassell Sr (born November 18, 1969) is an American retired professional basketball player and current assistant coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. The 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m), 185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st) point guard was selected out of Florida State University by the Houston Rockets with the 24th overall pick in the 1993 NBA draft. He won two NBA Championships in his first two seasons in the league as a member of the Rockets, and his third with the Boston Celtics in 2008. He was selected to the NBA All-Star Game and All-NBA Team once, both in the 2003–04 season. He played for the Rockets, Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks, New Jersey Nets, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers, and Boston Celtics.
Career highlights and awards
3× NBA champion (1994–1995, 2008)
NBA All-Star (2004)
All-NBA Second Team (2004)
2009–2014 Washington Wizards (assistant)
2014–present Los Angeles Clippers (assistant)