Quinn Cook’s Journey


Below is a good article to pass along to your young players on Quinn Cook’s winding journey through the NBA G-League to getting quality playoff minutes for Golden State. Undrafted out of Duke in 2015, Cook spent his first two years as a professional scurrying around the country in the G-League. Cook’s confidence never wavered and he was ready when his number was called. I appreciate Pat Clatchey for passing this article along.

Irving’s penchant for improvement struck Cook. James’s unrelenting work ethic—arriving before every teammate each morning—was undeniable. “And this is LeBron James, two-time champion, at the time. It kind of puts things in perspective,” Cook says. “The best players in the world are working so hard, I gotta work even harder.”

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For more on the G-League:
-Jonathan Simmons living the NBA dream (LINK)
-From undrafted to $70 million (LINK)

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