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New Report Reveals What Got Jordan Bell Suspended By The Warriors

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Earlier this week, the Golden State Warriors suspended forward Jordan Bell for one game. When announcing the move, the Warriors said Bell was suspended for conduct detrimental to the team.

The team's reasoning left fans wondering what Bell did to get suspended. According to a new report from the San Francisco Chronicle, Bell tried to pull a joke on assistant coach Mike Brown.

The report alleges Bell charged a candle to Brown's hotel bill.

That's right, Bell was suspended for placing an item on Brown's tab - reportedly as a joke. One of the Warriors players attempted to tell the coaches it was a joke, but to no avail.

From the report:

The Chronicle has confirmed details of the thread, including that Bell was suspended for charging a candle to assistant coach Mike Brown’s hotel bill.

The report states this isn't the first time Bell charged something to a coach or teammate's room.

However the Warriors decided the "repeated nature of the transgression" warranted a one-game suspension.

Head coach Steve Kerr addressed the incident before the team's game on Wednesday:

"The (news) release was self-explanatory. He was suspended for tonight’s game for conduct detrimental to the team. Beyond that, it’s our business and nobody else’s. We move on."

Next up for the Warriors is a contest against the Minnesota Timberwolves.