Born: November 10, 1980
Height: 6’11” / 2.11 m
Weight: 185 lbs / 84 kg
Current Team: Grissin Bon RE, Italy
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Troy is a scoring point guard who has an eye for the basket. He also has the vision to assist and pass. He has proven year after year that he is a scoring threat.
Bell was drafted by the Boston Celtics in the first round of the 2003 NBA Draft (Pick No. 16), but was traded on draft night to the Memphis Grizzlies along with Dahntay Jones for Marcus Banks and Kendrick Perkins. He has played in 6 games for the Grizzlies in 2003/04 season. On October 1, 2005, the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets signed Bell as a free agent but October 18 they announced that they had waived him. He had played a total of 10 minutes in the Hornets’ first two preseason games.
Bell was an All-American at Boston College, winning a conference player of the year award, and sharing another with Troy Murphy. He ended his career breaking the record for most points scored in Boston College history with 2,632, breaking the record previously set by Dana Barros. He was named Big East Conference player of the year after both his sophomore and senior seasons, joining Troy Murphy, Richard Hamilton, Patrick Ewing, and Chris Mullin as the only players to win the award multiple times.
Spanish ACB Champion -05
Italian Lega Due Play-offs Champion -09
Eurobasket.com All-Italian lega2 1st Team -09
All-Italian Lega2 3rd Team-12
Italian Cup Semifinals- 14
EuroChallenge Champion- 14