We’re inside the final three minutes of the game. By all logic, the Clippers should be down 15-20 points. But they’re up five, despite having only eight guys dressed, one of whom is Cheikh Samb. This defies explanation…but it doesn’t really, because the Clippers have the guy on the floor, i[...]
Golden State waived Nelson during yesterday’s bloodletting of non-guaranteed contacts, a purging that also claimed Shaun Livingston. This comes as little surprise because Nelson’s strengths — the ability to defend three positions, a strong mid-range shot, a nuanced dribble game des[...]
Turns out that Henry Abbott composed a scouting opus of Samb during the 2007 Summer League in Las Vegas. Abbott got impressions from both an anonymous scout as well as Joseph Treutlein of DraftExpress.com. The first scout had this to say about Samb’s potential: Cheikh Samb needs to put on a [...]
Roundball Mining Company offered this scouting report on Cheikh Samb last month: Cheikh Samb – C – 7′1″ 240 lbs (Updated 12/22/2008) Offense: Cheikh Samb is a raw player, but he already has an NBA quality offensive skill and that is a very nice outside shot. Despite his height and lack[...]
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