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sam-cassell-getty.png Cassell Agrees to Join Celtics Under Mazzulla – The Philadelphia 76ers  lost to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals last month, and now they’re losing a key assistant to Boston, too. Sam Cassell has agreed to join the Celtics’ staff under head coach Joe Mazzulla, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. Cassell will bring a veteran voice to Boston’s bench, which is lead by the youngest coach in the league in Mazzulla. Cassell has been an assistant coach in the NBA since 2009. He spent the past three seasons under Doc Rivers in Philadelphia. Prior to that, he was an assistant with the Los Angeles Clippers (2014-2020) and Washington Wizards (2009 to 2014). He also played in the league from 1993 to 2009 and won three championships during his playing days, including one with Boston in 2008,when Rivers was the Celtics’ head coach. Read more at:  (Michael Kaskey-Blomain/CBS NBA)

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