Raja Bell was offered a contract

ESPN – Veteran free-agent forward Raja Bell refuted an Internet story that reported the 33-year-old rejected a contract offer by the Lakers. “I have not expressed any disinterest in joining the Lakers,” Bell told ESPNLosAngeles.com in a phone interview Friday. “I have not been extended an offer that I could have rejected. They are one of several teams I am in contact with.”

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