Raja Bell calls Blake Griffin 'soft' after punching Clippers staffer

The more casual NBA fan will remember Raja Bell as the guy who clotheslined Kobe Bryant and ended up getting suspended for a game during the 2006 playoffs. But he was also an above-average three-and-D player who was known for speaking his mind.Bell pulled no punches (pun intended) when speaking about the Blake Griffin situation for CBS Sports. Griffin, of course, was involved in...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Jazz trade star Gordon Hayward, as Raja Bell suggested?

NBA analyst Raja Bell played in the NBA from 2001 until 2013. He did two stints with the Jazz, which is where he eventually retired. Bell's career with Utah, however, didn't have the prettiest ending. When he was waived in 2013, headlines called Bell a "disgruntled" guard who was "finally" waived. The breakup wasn't clean. Clearly, Bell has held some resentment against the organization...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Trajan Langdon to replace Raja Bell in Cavaliers front office

With the NBA regular season starting in about a month and a half, the Cleveland Cavaliers are making some changes in their front office. Former Cavalier guard Trajan Langdon will replace Raja Bell as the team’s Director of Player Administration, according to Northeast Ohio Media Group’s Chris Haynes. Following a 12-year NBA career, Bell joined Cleveland’s front office before...
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September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cavs Hire Trajan Langdon As Director Of Player Administration

The Cleveland Cavaliers are hiring Trajan Langdon as director of player administration. Langdon will replace Raja Bell, who has decided to spend more time with his family. Langdon was drafted 11th overall in 1999 by the Cavs out of Duke and went on to have a successful career playing for CSKA Moscow.
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant’s Recruitment Message To Matt Barnes In 2010 Was Awesome

Kobe Bryant has gotten into it with quite a few players over the years, and two of the guys the Black Mamba enraged ended up being his teammates. One was Ron Artest – now Metta World Peace – and the other was Matt Barnes. Kobe also wined and dined Raja Bell in the summer of 2010 – Bell was even rumored to have used the “Mamba Chopper” to get to the dinner – though the...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Dion Waiters “a little bitter” about timing of his trade

The great thing about professional sports at the highest level in this country is that people will pay you outrageous sums of money to play a game for a living. One of the bummers is that you seldom have a chance to play in front of your hometown friends and family, unless you’re drafted by your hometown franchise. Dion Waiters’ hometown is Philadelphia, and on Monday night he...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Raja Bell Retires From NBA

Raja Bell has decided to retire from the NBA. Bell worked out for the New York Knicks in the offseason, but was unable to find a roster spot. “Earlier this year I shut it down,” Bell said. "I’m 37, I have three boys, I do miss it, but physically it wasn’t realistic for me to keep training and keep putting my body through what I’ve been putting it through for the last 20 years.”
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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