Sam Cassell #28 - G

  • Age: 44
  • DOB: 1969/11/18
  • POB: Baltimore, MD
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 193lbs
  • NBA Seasons: 15
  • Drafted by Houston in 1993 (1/24).

Career Stats

2007-08LA ClippersNBA383325.745.5%25.9%89.1%
2007-08Total LAC/BosNBA553423.143.8%30.3%88.2%
2006-07LA ClippersNBA583024.341.8%29.4%87.9%
2005-06LA ClippersNBA787534.044.3%36.8%86.3%
1998-99New JerseyNBA4325.042.9%14.3%93.5%
1998-99Total NJ/MilNBA8324.941.9%20%94%
1997-98New JerseyNBA757234.744.1%18.8%86%
1996-97New JerseyNBA232233.844.3%39.2%83.1%
1996-97Total Phx/Dal/NJNBA614428.143%35.1%84.5%
1992-93Florida StateNCAA353537.150.2%38.2%75.9%
1991-92Florida StateNCAA313133.745.4%35.4%70.4%

Career Playoff Stats

2006-07LA ClippersNBA--------------
2005-06LA ClippersNBA121233.743.7%34.9%80.9%
1997-98New JerseyNBA318.733.3%--
1996-97New JerseyNBA--------------

Scouting Report

Career potential

Honours and Awards

2007-08NBA - Member of NBA Championship Team
2003-04NBA - All-NBA Second Team
2003-04NBA - Played in the All-Star Game
1994-95NBA - Member of NBA Championship Team
1993-94NBA - Member of NBA Championship Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2009/05/21Announced his retirement.
2009/02/18Waived by the Sacramento Kings.
2009/02/17Acquired from the Boston Celtics.
2008/09/29Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Boston Celtics.
2008/04/11Missed 2 games (back spasms).
2008/04/08Back spasms, day-to-day.
2008/03/10Missed 7 games (personal reasons/wrist injury).
2008/03/05Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2008/03/04Signed as a free agent by the Boston Celtics.
2008/02/28Waived by the Los Angeles Clippers.
2008/02/22Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2008/02/09Missed 1 game (suspension).
2008/02/08Suspended by the NBA for one game.
2007/12/22Missed 12 games (calf injury).
2007/11/30Calf injury, day-to-day.
2007/04/12Missed 4 games (back spasms).
2007/04/04Back spasms, inactive list.
2007/03/30Missed 2 games (back spasms).
2007/03/24Back spasms, day-to-day.
2007/03/21Missed 1 game (back spasms).
2007/03/20Back spasms, day-to-day.
2007/03/16Missed 2 games (groin).
2007/03/13Groin, day-to-day.
2007/03/09Missed 3 games (groin).
2007/03/01Groin, day-to-day.
2007/01/08Missed 8 games (foot injury).
2006/12/26Foot injury, day-to-day.
2006/12/20Missed 1 game (heel injury).
2006/12/17Heel injury, day-to-day.
2006/12/15Missed 1 game (left foot injury).
2006/12/13Left foot injury, day-to-day.
2006/11/29Missed 1 game (sprained left ankle).
2006/11/28Sprained left ankle, day-to-day.
2006/07/12Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Los Angeles Clippers to a two-year contract.
2006/04/22Missed the last 2 games of the regular season (rest).
2006/04/18Rest, day-to-day.
2006/04/07Missed 1 game (right knee injury).
2006/04/05Right knee injury, day-to-day.
2005/08/12Acquired from the Minnesota Timberwolves.
2005/03/20Missed 1 game (hamstring).
2005/03/18Hamstring, day-to-day.
2005/03/15Missed 7 games (hamstring).
2005/03/02Hamstring, day-to-day.
2005/02/24Missed 5 games (hamstring).
2005/02/09Hamstring, day-to-day.
2005/01/26Missed 10 games (hamstring).
2005/01/12Hamstring, day-to-day.
2005/01/08Hamstring, day-to-day.
2004/06/01Missed Game 5 and 6 of the Western Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers (back injury).
2004/05/29Back injury, day-to-day.
2004/02/27Missed 1 game (left ankle tendinitis).
2004/02/25Left ankle tendinitis, day-to-day.
2003/06/27Acquired from the Milwaukee Bucks.
2003/04/19Missed the last game of the regular season (thumb injury).
2003/04/16Thumb injury, day-to-day.
2003/01/14Missed 1 game (lower back pain).
2003/01/11Lower back pain, day-to-day.
2003/01/10Missed 1 game (lower back pain).
2003/01/07Lower back pain, day-to-day.
2002/12/09Missed 1 game (strained right hip flexor).
2002/12/07Strained right hip flexor, day-to-day.
2002/04/01Fined $5,000 by the NBA for unsportsmanlike conduct on Mar 29 against the Washington Wizards.
2002/03/28Missed 1 game (sprained toe).
2002/03/26Sprained toe, day-to-day.
2002/03/05Missed 1 game (sprained toe).
2002/03/03Sprained toe, day-to-day.
2002/02/20Missed 1 game (left big toe).
2002/02/18Left big toe, day-to-day.
2002/02/17Missed 2 games (left big toe).
2002/02/13Left big toe, day-to-day.
2002/02/07Re-signed by the Milwaukee Bucks to a contract extension.
2002/01/08Missed 1 game (pinched nerve in neck).
2002/01/06Pinched nerve in neck, day-to-day.
2002/01/05Missed 1 game (strained neck).
2002/01/02Strained neck, day-to-day.
2001/11/21Missed 1 game (ribs injury).
2001/11/17Ribs injury, day-to-day.


2009/02/17Boston Celtics traded Sam Cassell to the Sacramento Kings for a conditional 2015 second-round draft pick.
2008/03/04Signed as a free agent by the Boston Celtics.
2005/08/12Minnesota Timberwolves traded Sam Cassell and a conditional first-round draft pick to the Los Angeles Clippers for Marko Jaric and Lionel Chalmers.
2003/06/27Minnesota Timberwolves traded Joe Smith and Anthony Peeler to the Milwaukee Bucks for Sam Cassell and Ervin Johnson.
1999/03/11In a three-way trade: the Minnesoate Timberwolves traded Stephon Marbury, Chris Carr and Bill Curley to New Jersey Nets for Sam Cassell, Chris Gatling, Brian Evans and a 1st round and 2nd round selection, the Minnesota Timberwolves then trade Sam Cassell, Chris Gatling, and Paul Grant to the Milwaukee Bucks for Terrell Brandon, Elliott Perry, the Milwaukee Bucks then traded Elliott Perry to New Jersey Nets.
1997/02/17New Jersey Nets traded Shawn Bradley, Ed O'Bannon, Robert Pack and Khalid Reeves to the Dallas Mavericks for Sam Cassell, Chris Gatling, Jim Jackson, George McCloud and Eric Montross.
1996/12/26Phoenix Suns traded Michael Finley, Sam Cassell, A.C. Green and a 2nd round selection in 1997 or 1998 to the Dallas Mavericks for Jason Kidd, Tony Dumas and Loren Meyer.
1996/08/19Houston Rockets traded Chucky Brown, Robert Horry, Sam Cassell and Mark Bryant to the Phoenix Suns for Charles Barkley.
1993/06/30Drafted by the Houston Rockets in the 1st round (24th overall) in 1993.


GP - games played
GS - games started
MIN - minutes played
FG% - field goal percentage
3P% - three point percentage
FT% - free throw percentage
OREB - offensive rebounds
REB - rebounds
AST - assists
STL - steals
BLK - blocks
TO - turnovers
Foul - fouls
PTS - points

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