Golden State Warriors Sign Quinn Cook to 2-Way Contract

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The Golden State Warriors have signed free agent point guard Quinn Cook to a two-way contract, the team announced Tuesday afternoon.

Cook, 24, last played for the Atlanta Hawks, appearing in five preseason games on per game averages of 3.4 points and 1.2 assists in 9.4 minutes. He split time between the New Orleans Pelicans and Dallas Mavericks last season, playing nine games for the former and five games for he latter.

In his nine contests with the Pels, Cook averaged 5.7 points and 1.5 assists in 12.3 minutes, shooting 53.7 percent from the field and 50.0 percent from behind the arc. He averaged 5.4 points and 2.4 assists in his five games with the Mavs, shooting 45.8 percent from the field and 35.7 percent from behind the arc in 15.4 minutes per game.

Altogether, Cook averaged 5.6 points and 1.8 assists in 13.4 minutes over the course of the 2016-17 NBA regular season on shooting splits of 50.8/42.3/40.0.

Since going undrafted in 2015 as a senior out of Duke, Cook has spent the majority of his two-year NBA career with the G League’s Canton Charge averaging 22.6 points, 3.9 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.1 steals on shooting splits of 47.1/37.7/88.2.

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Last season, he appeared in 39 games for Canton, averaging career-highs in points (26.0), rebounds (4.0), assists (6.6), steals (1.1) and field goal percentage (47.6).

He’s earned numerous G League accolades since joining the NBA, including 2016 G League Rookie of the Year and G League All-Star Game MVP honors. He’s a 2-time NBA G League All Star, and he was one of the players named to the G League Select Team during the 2016 NBA Las Vegas Summer League.

Cook played with the New Orleans Pelicans Summer League team in Las Vegas this past summer, averaging 21.2 points (55.7 FG%, 50.0 3P%, 90.0 FT%), 3.6 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.2 steals in 30.6 minutes.

Per the new NBA CBA, teams are allowed to sign two players to two-way contracts in addition to the 15-man roster. Those two players will split their time between the NBA major league team and its G League affiliate (or a designated G League team if the organization is without an affiliate).

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Cook joins Chris Boucher as Golden State’s two-way contract players.