Sam Cassell

by John Max 28 May,2021
Sam Cassell
Body Stats
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Samuel James Cassell Sr.
  • Birth Place Baltimore, Maryland
  • Famous Name Sam Cassell
  • Mother Donna Cassell
  • Net Worth $25 Million
  • Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
  • Position in Team Assistant Coach
  • Current team Philadelphia 76ers
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession NBA Coach
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Tonya Cassell
  • Children 1

Samuel James Cassell Sr. a.k.a Sam Cassell is an American professional NBA player turned coach. Currently, he is an assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). 3x NBA champion, Cassell was drafted overall in the 1993 NBA draft out of Florida State. He played for eight different franchises Houston Rockets (1993-1996), Phoenix Suns (1996), Dallas Mavericks (1996-1997), New Jersey Nets (1997-1999), Milwaukee Bucks (1999-2003), Minnesota Timberwolves (2003-2005), Ls Angeles Clippers (2006-2007), and Boston Celtics (2007-2008). He played the point guard position. 

Baltimore, Maryland native, Sam Cassell was born on 18th November 1968, under the star sign Scorpio. Her mother's name is Donna Cassell who sent him to Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and then Maine Central Institute. Before enrolling at Florida State, he went to San Jacinto. 

How Much Is San Cassell's Net Worth In 2021? Salary & Contract

Through San Cassell's sixteen seasons in the NBA, he has earned a tremendous sum of Money. His total NBA career earning is given below the table:

Season Team Salary
1993-1994 Houston Rockets     $650,000 
1994-1995 Houston Rockets     $845,000
1995-1996 Houston Rockets     $1,040,000 
1996-1997 Dallas Mavericks $1,235,000
1997-1998 Brooklyn Nets $2,500,000
1998-1999 Milwaukee Bucks     $3,000,000
1999-2000 Milwaukee Bucks     $3,500,000 
2000-2001 Milwaukee Bucks     $4,000,000
2001-2002 Milwaukee Bucks     $4,350,000
2002-2003 Milwaukee Bucks     $4,850,000
2003-2004 Minnesota Timberwolves     $5,062,500
2004-2005 Minnesota Timberwolves     $6,250,000
2005-2006 Los Angeles Clippers     $6,875,000 
2006-2007 Los Angeles Clippers     $6,850,000 
2007-2008 Los Angeles Clippers     $6,150,000
2008-2009 Sacramento Kings     $1,262,275
Total   $58,419,775

Since 2009, San is serving as an assistant coach: Washington Wizards (2009-2014), Los Angeles Clippers (2014-2020), and now Philadelphia 76ers. According to the source, an assistant coach at NBA makes between $0.3 million to $1 million per annum. 

As of 2021, San Cassell's net worth is $25 Million. 

Sam Cassell's Wife & Children

Sam Cassell is a married man. He tied the knot with Tonya Cassell. However, there is no information on when or where the duo exchanged the vows. In fact, the couple lives a low-key personal life.

He had dated Ananda Lewis in 2006 and Anitra Griffin in 2007.

SamSam Cassell's son San Cassell Jr. SOURCE: Iona College Athletics

 What's more, Sam is blessed with a son, Sam Cassell Jr., who was born on May 12, 1992. Cassell Jr. played for Iona College. Cassell Jr. Not only this but he also played and earned his associate's and bachelor's degrees through Chipola College and the University of Connecticut respectively. In 2017, he signed on the Summer League team for Cleveland Cavaliers.


After retirement as a basketball player, San pursued a career as a coach becoming an assistant coach of the Washington Wizards on May 21, 2009. He served there until 2014 and joined Los Angeles Clippers. On 9th November 2020, the Philadelphia 76ers hired Cassell as an assistant coach under Doc Rivers.

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