Sam Cassell

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18, 1969
Baltimore, MD
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18, 1969 (age 49)
Baltimore, MD


NBA point guard who played with nine different teams during his sixteen-year career; won back-to-back NBA titles with the Houston Rockets during his first two years in the league, 1994 and 1995; selected to his only All-Star game in 2004 as a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Before Fame

He attended Dunbar High School in Baltimore, Maryland, the same school as former NBA players Reggie Lewis and Muggsy Bogues.


He played two years of college basketball at San Jacinto before transferring to Florida State for two years; he was then selected 24th overall in the 1993 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets.

Family Life

He had a son named Sam Jr. with his wife Tonya Cassell.

Associated With

He was the point guard for the Houston Rockets when star center Hakeem Olajuwon led the team to back-to-back titles.