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D'Andre Bell
SG - 6'5, 220lbs - 35 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2014 season
  • Birthdate: 06/17/1987
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2010
  • Pre-draft team: Georgia Tech
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Left
  • Agent: -
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
1st November, 2010D-LeagueDrafted 40th overall in the 2010 D-League Draft by Utah Flash.
3rd November, 2010D-LeagueTraded by Utah Flash to Bakersfield Jam in exchange for Longar Longar.
17th November, 2010D-LeagueWaived by Bakersfield Jam due to injury.
10th December, 2010D-LeagueRe-acquired by Bakersfield Jam.
2nd November, 2011NBL CanadaSigned for the remainder of the season with Quebec Kebs.
28th November, 2011NBL CanadaReleased by Quebec Kebs.
6th April, 2012D-LeagueAcquired by Austin Toros.
1st May, 2012WCBLSigned for the remainder of the season with Santa Monica Jump.
8th September, 2012JapanSigned a one year contract with Chiba Jets.
31st January, 2014JapanSigned for the remainder of the season with Osaka Evessa.
Career Moves
2005 - 2010Georgia Tech (NCAA)
July 2010Miami Heat (Summer League)
November 2010Utah Flash (D-League)
November 2010 - June 2011Bakersfield Jam (D-League)
November 2011Quebec Kebs (NBL Canada)
April 2012Austin Toros (D-League)
May 2012Santa Monica Jump (WCBL)
September 2012 - June 2013Chiba Jets (Japan, BJ League)
January 2014 - June 2014Osaka Evessa (Japan, BJ League)
Articles about D'Andre Bell

November 15, 2010

40th: - Utah Flash - D'Andre Bell, Georgia Tech

Bell's game is quite similar to that of L.D. Williams. He too is a defensive specialist shooting guard whose offense consists of little more than the mid-range jumpshot. The reason why Bell slipped so far below Williams is that he doesn't have Williams's athleticism, and the production that it brings.

Bell played for the Heat in summer league, about which I wrote this about him, in a post that went unpublished:

Bell, a 6'6 guard out of Georgia Tech, was a good college player who won't play at the next level. He's a good defensive player with a lefty mid-range jumpshot; that's about it. The shot lacks range, and Bell is not a ball handler. He cannot slash or run any offense, and isn't particularly quick, which doesn't do much for his defensive potential at the higher levels of the game.


In that tournament, Bell totalled 8 points and 8 fouls in 38 minutes. Bell also hasn't had much luck in recent years; he was trapped in a burning building in May, and redshirted the 2008-09 season due to surgery on a career-threatening spinal injury that could have caused paralysis. Nevertheless, despite it all, he's here now, in the relatively prolific climbs of the D-League draft.

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