Bill Carey
Monday July 9th, 2012

The Utah Jazz and veteran guard Raja Bell are close to a buyout that would make Bell a free agent, reports The Salt Lake Tribune's Brian Smith.

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The 35-year-old Bell started 33 games for Utah last season, his second with the team. He averaged 6.4 points per game.

In 2009-10, the last season before he joined the Jazz, he averaged 11.8 points per game with the Charlotte Bobcats and Golden State Warriors.

Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Bell could have interest in joining the Miami Heat or Los Angeles Lakers, among other teams.

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