Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell looks healthy playing hoops

Le’Veon Bell appears to be recovering well from offseason surgery.

The Steelers running back hasn’t been participating in workouts since being franchise tagged in February, but retweeted a video (with some NSFW language) Sunday night in which he was recorded playing a pick-up game of basketball.

After playing through a groin injury for weeks and then aggravating it during the AFC Championship Game in January, Bell underwent a procedure on his core muscle in March. The NFL launched an investigation into why Pittsburgh omitted Bell’s injury from report, which remains open.

Bell, who is set to earn $12.7 million if he doesn’t reach a long-term contract agreement with the Steelers by July 15, has rushed for 4,045 yards and 26 touchdowns since being drafted in 2013 despite missing 14 games because of injuries and suspensions.

Each NBA team is allotted a pair of two-way contracts that allow players to move between the NBA and D-League without counting against a team’s 15-man roster.

“The quality of play has improved significantly in the D-League,” Cuban said. “The delta from there to the NBA is shrinking every day. Particularly for guard play. With the new two-way contracts Cheap Jerseys Made In China it will improve even more and we could see more players that have an impact in the NBA.”

Remember Jones, the man who put on a show at this year’s Slam Dunk Contest? He took a winding path to the NBA, declaring for the draft after a freshman season in which he was ruled immediately ineligible when his test scores were canceled by the ACT in March of 2016. He went undrafted but made his NBA debut on Nov. 19. However, he Cheap Jerseys Make Your Own didn’t play in consecutive games for Phoenix until mid-February, after playing 19 games for the Northern Arizona Suns in the D-League.

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