Report: Brooklyn Nets expected to sign former Iowa star to 10-day contract
Former Iowa star Tyler Cook is going to get another shot in the NBA.
Late Tuesday night, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Brooklyn Nets are expected to sign Cook to a 10-day contract. Cook has been playing for the G-League’s Iowa Wolves this year, averaging 20 points, 10 rebounds and nearly 5 assists per game in 7 contests.
Cook played at Iowa from 2016-19 and was not selected in the 2019 NBA Draft. He has had stops at both the NBA and G-League levels, playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Canton Charge, Oklahoma City Blue and Denver Nuggets.
Cook, a power forward, has averaged 20 points, 10 rebounds and 4.6 assists in the G-League Bubble for Iowa in seven games.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 24, 2021
Cook appeared in 93 career games at Iowa, averaging 14.1 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists in his three seasons with the Hawkeyes. In his final year (2018-19), the forward averaged 14.5 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. He was an All-B1G selection that year.
Since leaving college, Cook has played in 13 NBA games, averaging 4.2 minutes, 1.8 points and 1.1 rebounds per game.