Charlie Bell (basketball) life and biography

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Charlie Bell (basketball) biography

Date of birth : 1979-03-12
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Flint, Michigan, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-28
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, guard for the Warriors, NBA Draft

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Charlie Will Bell III is an American professional basketball player who plays for the NBA's Golden State Warriors.


NBA CAREER :

Was not drafted by an NBA franchise ... Signed by the Phoenix Suns as a free agent on August 1, 2001... Waived by the Suns on December 11, 2001 ... Signed a 10-day contract with the Dallas Mavericks on January 13, 2002, then signed contract for the remainder of the season ... Signed by the Milwaukee Bucks as a free agent on August 18, 2005 ... Re-signed with the Milwaukee Bucks on September 20, 2007 ... Acquired by the Golden State Warriors, along with Dan Gadzuric, in exchange for Corey Maggette and the 44th overall selection in the 2010 NBA Draft, on June 22, 2010 ... Enters 2010-11 owning career averages of 8.9 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 25.8 minutes (357 regular-season games over six seasons with Dallas, Phoenix and Milwaukee) ... Has appeared in eight playoff games, averaging 5.8 points in 14.5 minutes.

2009-10:
Appeared in 71 games (39 starts), averaging 6.5 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 22.7 minutes ... Started 39 games, averaging 8.7 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 29.6 minutes in those contests ... Finished season ranked fourth on Milwaukee’s all-time three-point list (432) ... Scored 10-plus points 22 times ... Scored a season-high 19 points while hitting a season-high five three-pointers at Memphis (11/21) ... Reached 3,000 career points at Toronto (1/22) ... Registered 11 DNP-CDs ... Appeared in three playoff games.

2008-09 :
Appeared in 70 games (23 starts), averaging 8.4 points, 1.9 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 25.5 minutes ... Started 23 games, averaging 9.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 29.3 minutes in those contests ... Shot a career-high 82.5% (66-80 FT) from the free throw line ... Scored 10-plus points 30 times, including six games with 20-or-more ... Scored a season-high 25 points at Denver (11/18) ... Scored 20 points, handed out a season-high seven assists, grabbed six rebounds and two steals at Toronto (3/25) ... Missed 10 games with right ankle soreness and one due to right knee soreness ... Was inactive for one game and registered one DNP-CD.

2007-08 :
Appeared in 68 games (five starts), averaging 7.6 points, 2.5 rebounds and a career-high 3.1 assists in 23.9 minutes ... Started five games, averaging 5.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists in 31.5 minutes in those games ... Scored 10-plus points 22 times, including four games with 20-plus ... Handed out five-or-more assists 16 times ... Suffered an MCL tear in his right knee on 3/22 which forced him to miss the final 14 games and ended his string of 191 consecutive games played.

COLLEGE :
Played four years at Michigan State, averaging 10.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 26.4 minutes ... Was part of a Michigan State senior class that appeared in three straight final fours, won a Big Ten record 115 games over a four-year span and won four-straight conference championships ... Was selected to the 2001 All-Big Ten Conference First Team by the media, second-team by the coaches and was named Third-Team All American by the AP as a senior ... Ranks as the Big Ten and Michigan State career leader in games played (140) and games started (136) ... Became the third player in school history to finish with at least 1,000 points, 500 rebounds and 300 assists ... Became just the second player in school history behind Magic Johnson to record a triple-double (registered 13 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in season opener vs. Oakland on 11/19/00).

PERSONAL:

Graduated from Michigan State in three and a half years after majoring in advertising, and would like to own his own advertising company someday … Played in Magic Johnson’s Roundball Classic at the Palace of Auburn Hills when he was attending high school … Held the first “Charlie Bell Youth Basketball Camp” in Fenton, MI in the summer of 2006 (for kids ages 6-15) ... Usually eats pasta before a game … Son of Charlie and Belle Bell ... He and his wife, Kenya, have two children: daughter Casey and son Charlie IV … His brother, Brandon, played basketball at Marquette University and at the University of Detroit ... Charlie finished as the all-time Flint-area high school scoring leader (2,252 points) at Southwestern Academy and was the runner-up in voting for the state of Michigan’s 1996-97 Mr. Basketball Award as a senior … Averaged 30.5 points and 13.8 rebounds a game and helped his team to both city (first since 1975) and conference crowns and was a Parade Magazine All-American ...His team was ranked No. 1 in the state at the conclusion of the regular season ... He set a Flint city scoring record when he scorched Arthur Hill (Saginaw, Mich.) for 52 points as a junior...Also earned varsity letters in cross country and track ... Says he’s a decent golfer and a very good pool player ... His favorite NBA cities are Milwaukee and New York ... Loves to play Xbox and PSP.


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