Sam Cassell

Team Boston Celtics Boston Celtics
Born Nov 18, 1969
Nationality United States United States
Team History
Boston Celtics Boston Celtics 1993 - present

Sam Cassell plays in the position of Guard. He has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and weight of 185 lbs. While playing in the NBA (National Basketball Association), he was offered jersey no. 10, 20, 19 and 28. From 1993-94 to 1995-96, he played for Houston Rockets. During the 1996-97 season, he played for Phoenix Suns and New Jersey Nets. He continued playing for New Jersey Nets in 1997-98 and 1998-99. He played for Milwaukee Bucks from 1998-99 to 2002-03. He was a member of Minnesota Timberwolves for 2 seasons – 2003-04 and 2004-05. He played for Los Angeles Clippers from 2005-06 to 2007-08. From the 2007-08 season, he plays for Boston Celtics.

Cassell was a student of Dunbar High School in Baltimore, Maryland. After passing out, he sought admission in Florida State University. During the 1993 NBA draft, he was chosen by the Houston Rockets in the 1st round. He was the 24th pick and overall 24th pick.

From the 1993-94 season to the 2007-08 season, Cassell played in 136 games in the playoffs in which he got 3538 playing minutes. His field goal percentage was 0.414, 3-point field goal percentage was 0.363 and free throw percentage was 0.847. He collected 1656 points, 349 rebounds, 592 assists and 402 personal fouls.

Career Highlights

In the NBA, Cassell participated in 993 games wherein he received 29811 playing minutes. He made 12558 field goal attempts out of which there were 5698 field goals and the corresponding field goal percentage was 0.454. There were 2029 3-point field goal attempts out of which there were 672 3-point field goals resulting in a 3-point field goal percentage of 0.331. The number of free throw attempts was 4144 and the number of free throws was 3567and thus the free throw percentage was 0.861. He accrued 15635 points, 3221 rebounds, 5939 assists and 2744 personal fouls.

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