SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Jazz announced Sunday that the team waived veteran guard Raja Bell today, then signed guard Travis Leslie of the NBA Development League's Santa Cruz Warriors to a 10-day contract.
A 2013 NBA D-League All-Star selection, the 6-4, 205-pound Leslie averaged 16.1 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists while shooting .511 from the field through 28 games (24 starts) for Santa Cruz this season. Leslie was also named the D-League All-Star Game's MVP in February.
The 22-year-old native of Decatur, Ga., played three collegiate seasons at the University of Georgia (2008-11), averaging 12.2 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 90 career games.
Bell (6-5, 210, Florida International) did not see action for the Jazz this season.