What will you remember Sam Cassell for? His infectious enthusiasm? His long run as one of the better starting point guards in the league? His two NBA rings? Well, for some, it’s “the Sam Cassell dance” (We’re a family-friendly blog, so if you don’t know what we’re talking about, please look it up on YouTube). Everyone from Kobe Bryant to Andray Blatche has done the boogie, and Jameer Nelson of the Magic was the latest to join in, writes Ken Hornack of FOX Sports. While Jameer tries to shake off that $15K fine, let’s take a look around the Association..
- Enjoy the royalty of the Heat while it lasts, writes Tom Sorensen of the Charlotte Observer. If Dwayne Wade’s decline doesn’t do them in, the opt-out clauses will, Sorensen opines.
- It’s been a bumpy road for NBA veteran Gerald Green, but he’s finally found a home with the Suns, writes Jeff Caplan of NBA.com.
- The Thunder announced that Andre Roberson has been assigned to the Tulsa 66ers, in time for their game this evening against the Bakersfield Jam. To keep up with all of this seaosn’s D-League moves, check out Hoops Rumors’ running list.
- The National Basketball Players Association could name an executive director during All-Star weekend, writes Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today. It is also possible a short list of candidates is presented to players for discussion and consideration, and a vote would come at a later time.