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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,
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 14, 2014  |  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.”
Via RealGM
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

What the Hell Happened to...Charles Claxton?

This week in What the Hell Happened To, we go back to the 90s, when legit 7 foot big men roamed the paint!  If you remember the mid-90s Celtics, you might think I was referring to Steve Hamer, but we've already covered Steve.  This go-round, we remember Charles Claxton. Charles attended Miami Carol City HS before going on to the University of Georgia (side note: he is one...
Via Celtics Life
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: New York Knicks Pleased With Raja Bell’s Latest Workout, Considering Roster Spot

Photo via UPI/Kevin Dietsch After missing the 2012-13 season due no interest on the open market, Raja Bell wants to land with an NBA team. Bell, who turns 37 in September, worked out with the New York Knicks on Monday, according to a source that told Real GM Basketball. The Knicks were wowed as Bell performed well in shooting drills and other work outs. The longtime sharpshooter...
Via Atlantic Twine
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks News: Raja Bell Consideration?

Via Shams Charania/RealGM Free agent guard Raja Bell worked out for the Knicks in New York on Monday and stood out to the point where he could receive consideration for a roster spot, a league source told RealGM. The Knicks have been intrigued by the outside shooting and defensive versatility that Bell is known for, and they invited him into their facility on Monday. In the workouts...
Via Knickswag
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Raja Bell Works Out For Knicks, Impresses For Roster Consideration

Free agent guard Raja Bell worked out for the Knicks in New York on Monday and stood out to the point where he could receive consideration for a roster spot, a league source told RealGM. The Knicks have been intrigued by the outside shooting and defensive versatility that Bell is known for, and they invited him into their facility on Monday. In the workouts, Bell shot well and outplayed...
Via RealGM
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Jazz waive disgruntled Bell

The Jazz really want nothing to do with Raja Bell. Utah agreed Sunday to waive the veteran guard, who has been locked in a bitter dispute with the team and has not played a game since last April, along with paying him the $3.4 million remaining on his contract for this season. Bell has battled publicly with Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin, calling his boss unprofessional and refusing to...
Via Fox Sports
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Jazz Waive Guard Raja Bell, Will Pay Veteran Remainder of 2012-13 Salary

The Jazz really want nothing to do with Raja Bell. Utah agreed Sunday to waive the veteran guard, who has been locked in a bitter dispute with the team and has not played a game since last April, along with paying him the $3.4 million remaining on his contract for this season. Bell has battled publicly with Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin, calling his boss unprofessional and refusing to...
Via NESN.com
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Utah Jazz Waive Raja Bell Who Is Now Ineligible For Playoffs

The Utah Jazz have finally waived Raja Bell, however, since the he was released after March 1, the 36-year-old vet is ineligible to play in the playoffs with another team.  Bell, who wasn’t on good terms with the Jazz, hasn’t played an NBA game since March 15, 2012. According to The Salt Lake Tribune: The Utah Jazz’s year-long standoff with guard Raja Bell came to an end Sunday...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Raja Bell Waived By Jazz

Raja Bell and the Jazz were unable to agree to a buyout before the Mar. 1 deadline, making him ineligible for the playoffs.
Via RealGM
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

D'Antoni Unsuccessful In Trying To Get Lakers To Approve Raja Bell Signing

The Lakers didn't feel that Raja Bell was worth adding more salary and tax to their already massive bill.
Via RealGM
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Raja Bell Did Not Accept Buyout From Jazz

Twelve-year veteran, Raja Bell, reportedly did not accept a buyout from the Utah Jazz because he hadn’t found a deal with another team. Bell has yet to play for the Jazz this season. According to David Aldridge, NBA: Sources say Raja Bell will not accept buyout offer from Jazz. Deal was predicated on Bell finding an offer elsewhere; he did not. Bell has not played all season for...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Raja Bell Continuing Search For Team After No Buyout With Jazz

The Jazz and Raja Bell had a settlement in place that rested on the 36-year-old's ability to find a deal elsewhere to make up the difference in salary.
Via RealGM
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Raja Bell Doesn't Accept Buyout From Jazz

Raja Bell would only agree to a buyout with the Jazz had he found a deal with another team.
Via RealGM
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers Unlikely To Sign Raja Bell If Bought Out

Raja Bell hasn't played throughout the season.
Via RealGM
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Raja Bell to the Lakers?

The Lakers have been linked to Raja Bell since before he signed with the Utah Jazz in 2010. Kobe Bryant tried to recruit Bell for the Lakers but the Jazz offered him a lucrative contract. Bell's relationship with Utah soured after two seasons. Now, in the final year of his deal, Bell has spent the entire season away from the team after both sides agreed to part ways. He'...
Via Fox Sports West
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni Still Interested In Jazz Guard Raja Bell

Mike D’Antoni, who had interest in Jazz point guard Raja Bell earlier this season, is still fixated on the 12-year veteran who he coached in Phoenix. Bell is averaging 6.4 points 1.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 23.4 minutes per game this season. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports: Mike D’Antoni has remained intrigued with bringing exiled Jazz guard Raja Bell to Lakers, sources say.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

D'Antoni Remains Interested In Lakers Acquiring Raja Bell

Raja Bell was instrumental in successful Suns team when Mike D'Antoni coached in Phoenix.
Via RealGM
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Lakers Pause Pursuit Of Raja Bell

The Lakers have paused their pursuit of Raja Bell with the point guard position being their short-term priority.
Via RealGM
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers looking to add to dismaying bench

In an article by NBC Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Lakers are looking to fix their not-so-consistent bench.  Only as of late has the bench stepped up, but still lacks in different aspects.  Antawn Jamison seems to have found a rhythm and so has Jordan Hill with his energy and activity, but the rest of the bench seems to be confused. Two players that have been rumored and linked...
Via 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE
November 27, 2012  |  1 Comment

Lakers Like Pietrus

Pietrus is a great wing guy, shoots a deadly three and brings much energy off the bench. But he’s still without a team. Partially because he refuses to play for the league minimum and that’s a problem in today’s game where all the dollars are tied up with big names. Word is though that the Lakers are liking Pietrus, along with Raja Bell. But Bell needs to be bought out first...
Via Menudo Bol
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: LA Interested in Mickael Pietrus, Raja Bell

The Los Angeles Lakers have recently inquired on free agent guard Mickael Pietrus and are also interested in Raja Bell of the Utah Jazz, reports Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports.Add Mickael Pietrus to list of FA guards @lakers inquired about recently,source tells Y! @wojyahoonba reported LAL interest in Raja Bell,too— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) November 24, 2012 Pietrus...
Via NBA Injury News
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers Interested In Mickael Pietrus

Add Mickael Pietrus to list of FA guards @lakers inquired about recently,source tells Y! @wojyahoonba reported LAL interest in Raja Bell,too — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) November 24, 2012Peaches would be a great signing for the Lakers and would most likely come for the veteran's minimum. I think he'd do well in D'Antoni's offensive system. Let's hope Pietrus...
Via Celtics Life
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers interested in Raja Bell

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports!, the Lakers have interest in Utah Jazz guard Raja Bell. Bell, a feisty defender who played for Coach Mike D'Antoni with the Phoenix Suns, is in the final year of his contract, earning 3.48 million. The Jazz and Bell tried to negotiate a buyout over the summer but were unable to agree to terms. Bell was instead asked not to come...
Via Fox Sports West
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Lakers Interested In Raja Bell

Raja Bell and the Jazz will agree to a buyout once he finds a veteran's minimum deal from another club.
Via RealGM
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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