Raja Bell Photo Gallery
April 17, 2006
When Raja Bell signed with the Suns during the 2005 offseason, the organization knew they were receiving one of the league's toughest defenders.
Bell's personality often brings smiles to the faces of whomever he encounters off the court.
Bell arrived in training camp ready for a possible title run in 2006.
Bell sports Phoenix Suns orange for the first time.
Phoenix Suns shooting guard Raja Bell pleads his case during a preseason contest.
While he didn't disappoint defensively, some of Bell's most memorable moments during the 2006 season actually came on the offensive end of the floor.
Raja Bell shoots for two of his 17 points during a contest against divisional opponent Golden State.
Bell has always been active in the community and that didn't change when he joined the Suns in Phoenix.
Most surprising was perhaps Raja Bell's ability in front of the camera as a calender model.
On the court, Bell has a repuatation for causing headaches on both the defensive as well as offensive end of the court.
Bell displays his ability in the paint against his former team, the Dallas Mavericks.
Bell's biggest assett perhaps comes in his ability as a leader.
Bell provides some support to Suns All-Stars Steve Nash and Shawn Marion.
Bell drives passed All-Star Kobe Bryant during Phoenix's first victory of the regular season.
Bell doesn't back down from any opponent, including Defensive Players Of the Year like Ben Wallace.
Bell's determination and drive have helped him to a career-year here in the Valley.
Raja Bell drives to the hole against the Milwaukee Bucks during a March 1 victory.
Raja Bell is poetry in motion against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Bell plays agressive in the paint against the Minnesota Timberwolves during a March 11 contest.
Bell sports the Phoenix throwback as he scores two against the Detroit Pistons.
Rebounds like this are precisely why Bell is regarded as one of the league's toughest players.
Against the Denver Nuggets, Bell set a new-career high in three-point field goals made with eight.
Bell also proved himself from inside the three-points line as well, taking it to the hole here against the Clippers.
Bell took on some of the league's most talented shooting guards throughout the 2006 campaign including Seattle's Ray Allen. He scored 23 points in this contest against the Sonics.
Bell came through in the clutch during some big games for Phoenix, including wins over teams like Miami and San Antonio.