W. Dawkins

G League’s Quinn Cook Off To Hot Start

Author: W. Dawkins
G League’s Quinn Cook Off To Hot Start

Former Duke star and current Santa Cruz Warrior Quinn Cook has gotten off to a red hot start in the NBA G League this season.

 

The 6-2 guard poured in 30 points, with 7 assists and 5 rebounds in Santa Cruz’s 131-98 season opening win against the Agua Caliente Clippers on Nov. 3.

 

Then he exploded for 35 points with 7 rebounds and 6 dimes in a 138-135 loss to the South Bay Lakers the next day.

 

Cook signed a two-way contract with the Golden State Warriors last month.

 

“This is a signing where the needs of both the NBA franchise and the NBA G League roster are aligned, and I believe he will be in a position to thrive for both teams this season,” Santa Cruz GM Kent Lacob told the Santa Cruz Sentinel back in October.

 

Cook led the G League in scoring last season, averaging 26 points and 6.7 assists for the Canton Charge.

 

He was MVP of the 2017 NBA G League All-Star Game with 18 points, 12 assists, and 7 rebounds, leading the East to a 105-100 victory; and he was the 2016 G League Rookie of the Year.

 

Cook also played with the Dallas Mavericks and New Orleans Pelicans last season, averaging 5.6 points and 1.9 assists in 13.4 minutes over 14 NBA games.

 

A college star at Duke, Cook averaged 15.3 points and 2.6 assists for the 2015 NCAA champion Blue Devils.

 

He also graduated as one of just seven players in Duke history to record 1,000 career points and 500 assists.

 

In high school, Cook averaged 21 points, 10.9 assists, and 2.2 steals as a senior for basketball power Oak Hill Academy, leading the team to a 31-4 record and the No. 4 USA Today national ranking.

 

For more basketball news go to http://www.blacktoptv.com/

Top Stories corner

NBADL’s Drive Name USFs Rex Walters New Coach

See Ex-KU Star Rex Walters' 7th Grade Son Gunner (VIDEO)

The NBA D-League’s Grand Rapids Drive, an affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, has named Rex Walters as their new head coach.

 

“Rex Walters brings a wealth of basketball knowledge and experience and has a passion for developing young players,” Pistons head coach and VP of Operations Stan Van Gundy said…

No. 38 Sr SG Keith Williams Commits To Cincinnati

No. 38 Sr SG Keith Williams Commits To Cincinnati

247 Sports’ No. 38 ranked high school senior shooting guard Keith Williams has committed to Cincinnati.

 

The 6-5 Williams out of Bishop Loughlin (Brooklyn, NY) averaged 15 points and 4.3 rebounds for New Heights on the Under Armour circuit this year.

 

Bishop Loughlin is the same NYC school that produced former…

Florida Gets No. 60 Sr Isaiah Stokes

Watch Highlights of No. 60 Sr Isaiah Stokes

ESPN No. 60 ranked high school senior Isaiah Stokes has committed to Florida.

 

The 6-9, 255-pound center out of IMG Academy (Bradenton, FL) averaged 7.9 points and 4.2 rebounds on a loaded Nike EYBL Team Penny squad that also featured No. 16 Sr and Kentucky commit PJ Washington.

 

“My heart was…

Duke’s Harry Giles Glad To Be Back On The Court

Kings’ Rookie Harry Giles Out Until January

Duke superstar freshman Harry Giles is happy to finally be healthy and back on the court.

 

The 6-10 forward, ESPN’s No. 1 ranked high school recruit on the 2016 class, missed his entire senior season of high school with a torn ACL.

 

Then in October Giles had a new surgery, a…

Recommended Stories corner

No. 38 Sr SG Keith Williams Commits To Cincinnati 247 Sports’ No. 38 ranked high school senior shooting guard Keith Williams has committed to Cincinnati.   The 6-5 Williams out of Bishop Lo...
TCU’s Chauncey Collins Drops 29 In NBADL Tryouts Former TCU star Chauncey Collins poured in 29 points to lead his Team 1 past Team 2, 83-67 in the 2016 NBA D-League National Tryout Afternoon Session ...
Brazil’s Izabela Leite Named To FIBA U17 Team Explosive scorer Izabela Leite was named to the Brazil team that will compete at the 2016 FIBA U17 Women's World Championships in Zaragoza, Spain on J...
poll corner left
Poll
poll corner right

Will More High School Kids Skip College and Complete a One Season Stint Overseas For a Quick Million Dollar Pay Day Before Entering The NBA Draft

Loading ... Loading ...
ad
ad