Sam Mitchell hails from Colombus, Georgia. At 55 years old he now makes his living as a professional basketball coach for Memphis Tigers Men’s basketball team and Toronto Raptors.
He currently works as an NBA analyst, surpassing Lenny Wilkens as Toronto Raptors team historian for most wins ever achieved in franchise history.
Early Life and Education
Sam Mitchell was an outstanding player for Mercer University Bulldogs, leading their NCAA tournament appearances and going on to play professionally for Minnesota Timberwolves and Indiana Pacers of the NBA. After graduation he continued playing professionally.
Sam also spent 52 years as a high school basketball coach, coaching football, baseball, wrestling and softball at Harrisonburg High School in Virginia. Additionally, he is part of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes there and leads a Bible study every Wednesday afternoon.
In 2022, Sam is approached by Andy Hunter (Michael Higgs), who proposes marriage in order to gain control of various Mitchell businesses and properties. Although reluctant, she agrees and hires Minty Peterson (Cliff Parisi) to dismantle their salon.
Sam Mitchell attended Columbus High School before going on to Mercer University for college basketball, becoming their leading scorer over four seasons. Drafted by Houston Rockets in 1985 NBA draft before finally debuting as part of expansion Minnesota Timberwolves inaugural season team in 1989.
Sam becomes involved in several disputes with Phil, including an attempt to defraud him out of his business and an attempt to destroy his nightclub. She hires Keanu to murder a family friend before being tricked by Andy into signing over control of all Mitchell businesses to him.
Sam comes to realize she wants more time with Ricky, but Amy does not allow it due to self-harming habits that she had become aware of during their encounter. Sam eventually convinces Amy to invite Ricky over, only for Amy to walk in on them while they were self-injuring, making the latter even resentful towards her.
Achievement and Honors
Mitchell won multiple best and fairest awards at Mooroolbark Eastern Ranges before being overlooked in the 2000 national draft. At Box Hill Hawks however, Mitchell soon made an impactful mark, leading them to VFL premiership victory and later becoming captain and finishing third in 2007 Brownlow Medal voting.
He was an accomplished goalscorer for Mercer University, graduating as its all-time leading scorer. Additionally, he became one of the AFL’s major radio and TV programs as an influential sports commentator.
Sam was only married for months on-screen; Andy quickly conned her out of all her assets including the Queen Vic pub. Ultimately she fled Walford only to be taken in by Minty (Lyndall Degenhardt). Sam is also an accomplished artist; having held solo exhibitions at Tylee Cottage in Whanganui and Bartley & Company Art in Wellington.
Sam Mitchell is an acclaimed professional athlete who has made outstanding strides in his career. Through hard work and determination, he has amassed immense wealth, and amassed many fans around the globe.
His family is of great significance to him, and he works to instil in them an understanding of hard work as well as teaching them how to respect others.
Sam is also an established radio personality and host of numerous shows at ScrewAttack including Screwin’ Around and Sidescrollers. Additionally, he co-hosts The Overdrinker alongside Chad and Jared – a comedy-themed podcast dedicated to drinking video games. Born September 2, 1963 in Columbus Georgia under Virgo zodiac sign he has hosted his show over four decades now!
Mitchell played forward for both the Minnesota Timberwolves and Indiana Pacers during his NBA career, coaching Toronto Raptors as head coach as well as acting as an analyst for both teams. At Mercer University he set school records while leading them to consecutive NCAA tournament appearances – where his efforts earned them him school awards for performance excellence.
He maintains his personal life in private and does not divulge details regarding his relationship status to anyone. He is blessed with two children whom he enjoys spending time with as well as traveling and exploring various countries. He’s a big sports fanatic, playing basketball, tennis, golf and running regularly while being fond of music and dance – as well as musical instruments including guitar.