NBA rumors: Ex-Warrior Jordan Bell agrees to contract with Cavaliers

Dalton Johnson
NBC Sports BayArea

Jordan Bell has another new home. The former Warriors big man reportedly has agreed to a two-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers

The Athletic's Shams Charania was first to report the news. 

Bell, 25, was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the second round of the 2017 NBA Draft. The Warriors then bought his draft rights, and he looked like a steal as he made an immediate impact. 

The athletic big man played 57 games as a rookie and even started 13. He then played 68 games in Year 2 and started two games in the playoffs, including Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Bell averaged 3.9 points and 3.1 rebounds over his first two years with the Warriors. 

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But those wound up being his only two seasons for Golden State. Bell was suspended one game by the Warriors in March 2019 for charging hotel items to coach Mike Brown, and then signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves in free agency. In a matter of two days in February 2020, Brown was traded to the Houston Rockets and then the Memphis Grizzlies.

Bell was waived by the Grizzlies on March 2.

Over his three-year career, Bell has averaged 3.8 points and 3.1 rebounds per game.

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