Quick Facts of Samuel James Cassell Sr.

  • Full NameSamuel James Cassell Sr.
  • Net Worth$23 million 
  • Date of Birth1969 /11 /08
  • NicknameSam Cassell
  • Marital StatusMarried(Tonya Cassell)
  • BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States
  • EthnicityAfrican-American
  • ProfessionFormer professional basketball player, Assistant coach
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourBlack
  • Hair colourBrown
  • Height6 feet 3 inches
  • Weight185 lbs
  • EducationPaul Laurence Dunbar High School , Maine Central Institute, San Jacinto College ,Florida State University
  • ChildrenSam Cassell Jr
  • HoroscopeScorpio

An American former professional basketball player, Sam Cassell is now serving as an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Clippers. Likewise, Cassell played for eight different teams during his 15-year career and got selected to the NBA-All-Star Game and All-NBA-Team in the 2003-2004 season.

The NBA Point Guard Cassell won the NBA title of Houston Rockets during his first two years in the league, in 1994 and 1995. Also, Sam coached with the Washington Wizards from 2009 till 2014. Apart from that, Cassell is the father of Sam Cassell Jr. but he hasn’t disclosed the mother of his son.

Who Is Sam Cassell? Bio And Wiki

Sam Cassell was born on 18th November 1969 as Samuel James Cassell Sr under the birth sign Scorpio. Further, he was born to American parents Donna Cassell (mother) and  Sam Cassell Sr (father) in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. In addition that, Cassell has a brother named Caron Cassell.

Cassell holds American citizenship whereas his ethnicity is African-American. He attended Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and later joined Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield, Maine. For his further studies, Sam joined San Jacinto College in Huston, Texas and later went to Florida State University in Tallahassee.

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How Much Is Sam Cassell’s Net Worth And Salary?

Assistant coach, Cassell has accumulated a massive amount of money throughout his profession. Therefore, he has a net worth of $23 million as of 2019. His main source of income is through the NBA. In 2009, he retired from the game but he played altogether 36 games for the NBA teams including New Jersey Nets, Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns, and Los Angeles Clippers.

Sam Cassell during his NBA game
Sam Cassell during his NBA game

As of now, Cassell reportedly receives a salary of around $6,850,000 annually as an assistant coach. In addition, he was named to the All-NBA Second Team for the 15th season for the Minnesota Timberwolves where he got paid $5,062,500.

Who Is Sam Cassell’s wife? Married Life And Son

The NBA star Cassell was previously married to Tonya Cassell. However, there is no information about when and how they started their relationship. Unfortunately, the couple separated after a few years of marriage. In the same way, the former pair have not disclosed the actual reason behind their divorce. Similarly, they do not share children from their relationship.

Sam Cassell and Tonya Cassell
Sam Cassell and his former wife Tonya Cassell

Cassell has a son Sam Cassell Jr, born on 12th May 1992. However, Cassell never disclosed the identity of the mother of his child. As a matter of fact, Jr is following the footsteps of his father and currently plays college basketball. Further, Sam Jr. plays for the Connecticut Huskies and was honored the NBA All-Star.

Sam Cassell's son Sam Cassell Jr.
Sam Cassell’s son Sam Cassell Jr.

In addition, Sam was in a relationship with Anitra Griffin. They started to date in 2007 however, they later parted their ways. Likewise, in 2006, he had a relationship with Ananda Lewis but due to some reason, their ended.

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What Is Cassell’s Height & Age?

Cassell’s age is 49 years as of 2019. Further, he stands tall at the height of 6 feet 3 inches and weighs 185 lbs or 84 kg. Meanwhile, the other body measurements including shoe size, chest size, etc are not available. Cassell has dark brown hair and black eyes.