Friday , Mar , 07 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Oft Traded Same Cassell’s Final Home in Boston


Sam Cassell will likely play in his first game for the Celtics tomorrow against the Bulls on ESPN. He will wear No. 28.  Cassell was the 24th overall pick of the Rockets in the 1993 NBA Draft out of Florida State. Notable FSU teammates of Cassell’s include Bob Sura and Charlie Ward. The only other players selected in the 1993 NBA Draft that are still active are Chris Webber (No. 1 overall) and Lindsey Hunter (No. 10 overall). Cassell won NBA titles with the Rockets in each of his first two seasons in the league (1994 and 1995). The only other active player who won NBA titles in each of his first two seasons in the NBA is Mark Madsen. Cassell has been traded six times in his career. Among the players he’s been traded with include: Robert Horry, Michael Finley, AC Green, Chris Gatling (twice) Among the players he’s been traded for include: Charles Barkley, Jason Kidd, Shawn Bradley, Stephon Marbury. Click here for more from espn.com.