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NBA: Ex-Spartan Charlie Bell arrested on suspicion of DUI

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors guard and former Michigan State and Flint Northwestern standout Charlie Bell has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.

The Warriors said Saturday that it informed the NBA that Bell was arrested early Friday in Oakland.

Bell, who also has played for the Suns, Mavericks and Bucks in a seven-year NBA career, said in a statement released by the team that he is cooperating with law enforcement officials and won’t comment further.

Bell, who turns 32 on March 11, has played in 15 games this season with Golden State.

He was a member of the Spartans’ NCAA championship team in 2000 and played in three Final Fours.

Portland 111, Cleveland 105: The host Cavaliers have the NBA’s record for futility when their losing streak reached 24 games as Wesley Matthews scored 31 points for the Trail Blazers. The Cavs, who have won once since Nov. 27, own the single-season mark for consecutive losses and matched the record for overall losses in a row they previously set over two seasons (1981-82 and 1982-83).

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