"It's a tough situation for any rookie to come in with the spotlight that you're under and what we're playing for every year. It'll make him stronger in the long run, for sure. ...
"I didn't know what to expect on a night-to-night basis [as a rookie]. But you put the work in and come in with the right intentions and right mindset every day. First and foremost, have confidence in yourself when you're out there, be impactful and make impactful plays to help your team win. He's shown that."
Per The Athletic's Anthony Slater and Sam Amick, Bell's discipline stemmed from making a purchase at the team's hotel and charging it to assistant coach Mike Brown. Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle confirmed a fan report from Twitter that the charge was for a $15 candle.
Bell's role with the Warriors has decreased in his second season. He's playing nearly three fewer minutes per game (11.4) compared to 2017-18 (14.2), and his scoring has dropped from 4.6 points per game to 3.0.