REPORT: Jazz Interviewing Sam Cassell For Vacant Head Coaching Job

REPORT: Jazz Interviewing Sam Cassell For Vacant Head Coaching Job

The Utah Jazz is reportedly bringing Sam Cassell in to interview for their vacant head coaching position left by former coach Quin Snyder’s resignation, per Shams Charania and Troy Jones of The Athletic.

Cassell just finished his second season in Philadelphia as an assistant coach under Doc Rivers. He also worked under Rivers with the Clippers from 2014-2020. Cassell started his coaching career at Washington from 2009-2014.

Cassell played 15 seasons as a point guard in the NBA with the Rockets, Suns, Mavericks, Nets, Bucks, Timberwolves, Clippers, and Celtics. He retired as a one-time All-Star and three-time champ from his time with Houston (’94–95) and Boston (2008). Now-Jazz CEO Danny Ainge constructed that 2008 title team.

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