Jordan Bell inks 2-year deal with Cavs
Because he was waived after March 1, only the eight teams outside of the resumption of the 2019-20 NBA season were able to sign Bell, according to ESPN Insider Bobby Marks.
He was given a qualifying offer at the end of the 2018-19 season but chose to sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves in free agency. Midway through the season, he was part of a four-team trade, shipped alongside Robert Covington to the Houston Rockets. The next day, he was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies for Bruno Caboclo and a 2023 second-round pick swap.
He was waived by the Grizzlies on March 2 — one day after the deadline to make him eligible for the rest of teams. On March 11, Washington Wizards affiliate Capital City Go-Go announced that they had claimed Bell off of waivers.
Bell is now part of his fifth organization in only three years in the league.
A capable shot-blocker, Bell holds career averages of 3.8 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 1.3 assists in 154 games. The four-year Oregon product has averaged 12 minutes per game throughout his career.
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