15 Facts About Daequan Cook


Daequan Cook was born on April 28,1987 and is an American professional basketball player who last played for Ironi Nes Ziona of the Israeli Premier League.

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Daequan Cook was taken 21st overall in the 2007 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers then subsequently traded to the Miami Heat.

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Daequan Cook attended Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Dayton, Ohio.

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Daequan Cook was named onto the 2006 McDonald's All-American Team.

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Daequan Cook was the team's leading scorer in the 2004 Big Time event in Las Vegas.

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Daequan Cook won the 2009 NBA All-Star Weekend Three-Point Shootout in Phoenix, ending Jason Kapono's two-year winning streak.

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On June 23,2010, Daequan Cook was traded with the 18th pick in the 2010 Draft to the Oklahoma City Thunder for the 32nd pick in the 2010 Draft.

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Daequan Cook was a key player in the Thunder's emergence as a Western Conference contender.

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Daequan Cook reached the 2012 NBA Finals with the Thunder, but the team lost to the Miami Heat.

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On January 6,2013, Daequan Cook signed with the Chicago Bulls, and played there for the remainder of the season.

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On November 23,2013, Daequan Cook has signed his first overseas contract, with Ukrainian SuperLeague team Budivelnyk Kyiv, which participating in the Euroleague.

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In December 2016, Daequan Cook signed with Chemidor Tehran of the Iranian Super League.

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Daequan Cook led Nes Ziona to the 2018 Israeli League Playoffs, where they eventually lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv in the Quarterfinals.

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On June 7,2018, Daequan Cook signed a one-year contract extension with Nes Ziona.

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On December 9,2018, Daequan Cook recorded 24 points, shooting 5-of-8 from three-point range, including a game-winning three-point shot with 2.

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