Quinn Alexander Cook is an American professional basketball player. Currently, he plays for the Sacramento Kings of the NBA. In the 2011 class, he was one of the top-rated basketball recruits. Quinn has won the 2015 NCAA national championship and two NBA championships in 2018 and 2020. He was a player for the Duke Blue Devils, Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks, the New Orleans Pelicans, and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Quinn was named to the 2009–10 USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team. He was also a player of the 2009 USA U16 National Team and the 2010 USA U17 World Championship Team. Further, Quinn earned the 2009 FIBA Americas U16 World Championship gold medal and, for the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship, qualified the U.S.
Quinn Cook Early Life:
Quinn was born on 23 March 1993 in Washington. Currently, he is 29. From his toddler days, he started playing basketball, and by 10, he was playing organized basketball.
Quinn’s parents supported him in childhood, always accompanied him to games, and encouraged him to participate in school-level events.
Quinn is fond of playing volleyball and tennis and further loves watching football.
Quinn Cook Family Background:
Quinn was born to Janet and Ted Cook. His father used to run a lemonade stand at United Station, and he was also a popular fast food runner. His father was close to him. Ted passed away when Quinn was in his first season, and it was difficult for him to go through. Quinn’s father was a big fan of the Los Angeles Lakers.
Quinn Cook Education:
Quinn enrolled at DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland, and started his high school career. He played his freshman, junior, and sophomore seasons here. During his high school career, team Stags had an 85–18 record, and they finished as the first ranked team in Maryland state during Quinn’s junior season. Further, on All-Met’s third team, he was named Washington Post All-Met Player-of-the-Year and was invited to participate in the fifth annual Boost Mobile Elite 24 competition, starting his senior year.
Before his senior season, during summer, Quinn announced that he would transfer to Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia. During his senior season at Oak, he led the Warriors to a 31–4 record, 10.9 APG, averaging 19.1 ppg, 2.5 steals. As the season ended, he was named a Second Team All-American by MaxPreps. Further, Quinn played in the 2011 McDonald’s All-American Game.
On 4 November 2010, he signed his letter of intent to play basketball at Duke University. His enrolling news at Duke University was announced through a live broadcast on ESPNU, as he chose Duke over UCLA, Villanova, and North Carolina. The reason for choosing Duke was coach K. When he left high school, he was ranked the #38 player by ESPNU and Rivals.com, whereas by Scout.com, he was the #37 player.
Quinn for Duke in 2011 was a part of a five-player recruiting class, and according to ESPNU, he was the second-best recruiting class in the country. Other players were Austin Rivers, Marshall Plumlee, Alex Murphy, and Michael Gbinije.
The Duke’s traveled to China and Dubai the summer before his freshman season, but Quinn sat out all four exhibition games as he suffered a lingering knee injury the summer before his first year. On 14 October 2011, he debuted with the Blue Devils at Duke’s annual Countdown to Craziness. Quinn scored 7 points and passed for two assists in his first game. During his freshman season, Quinn’s career-high was 14 points, which he achieved on 19 December 2011 against UNC Greensboro. He was a player of the 2015 NCAA national champion Duke team; his score averaged 15.3 points and 2.6 assists per game.
Quinn Cook Physical stats:
Quinn stands 6 ft 2 in tall and weighs around 80kg. He has nice curly black hair and attractive dark brown eyes. About his physics, he has an athletic build; Quinn takes good care of his health and maintains his height-weight ratio.
Quinn Cook Birth Signs:
Quinn’s sun and star sign are Aries. Further, his birth flower is the Daffodil. His birth sign element is Fire, and the opposite sign is Libra.
Quinn Cook Net worth:
Quinn is one of the NBA’s largest players. Several teams have signed his multi-million dollar contracts. Further, his estimated networth should be $500 Million.
Quinn Cook Relationship Status:
Quinn is currently single. He was once in a relationship with Bria Nicole, a visual artist, and illustrator of modern lifestyle imagery. The affair was for a short time. The couple was first spotted on social media in 2019 while on holiday at the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Quinn Cook Career:
Quinn joined the Oklahoma City Thunder for Cleveland Cavaliers for the Las Vegas Summer League and the Orlando Summer League. He then signed with the Cavaliers in September 2015, and later on 24 October, he was waived by the team after appearing in six preseason games. On 30 October, he was acquired by the Canton Charge of the NBA Development League as an affiliate player of the Cavaliers. On 14 November, Quinn made his professional debut in a 106–99 loss to the Maine Red Claws. He recorded 15 points, one assist, one rebound, and one steal in 36 minutes.
On 5 February 2016, he was named for the 2016 NBA D-League All-Star Game, the East All-Star team, and was replaced by the injured DeAndre Liggins. On 11 April, he was named Rookie of the Year. Further, at the season’s end, Quinn was named to the All-NBA D-League Third Team and the All-Rookie Team.
In July same year, he joined the NBA D-League Select Team for the 2016 NBA Summer League. On 24 September 2016, he signed with the New Orleans Pelicans and was waived on 22 October after three preseason games. On 1 November, he was recaptured by the Canton Charge. On 18 February 2017, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, he was named the MVP of the 2017 D-League All-Star Game after earning 18-point, 12-assist double-double records.
On 26 February 2017, Quinn signed a 10-day contract with the Dallas Mavericks, and the next day, he made his NBA debut, recording two points, two assists, and two rebounds off the bench in 17 minutes in a 96–89 win over the Miami Heat. On 7 March 2017, it was his best game as a Maverick, earning 10 points in a total score of 122–111 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
On 8 March 2017, after the 10-day contract expired with the Mavericks, Quinn returned to the Charge.
On 19 March 2017, Quinn signed a 10-day contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. He signed a second 10-day contract on 29 March and, on 8 April, a rest-of-season contract. Further on the same day, he scored 22 points with three assists, a career-high with grabbing a rebound in a total score of 101–123 loss to the Golden State Warriors. He was waived by the New Orleans Pelicans on 25 July 2017.
Quinn was signed for training camp by the Atlanta Hawks and was waived on 13 October 2017. On 17 October 2017, he signed a two-way contract with the Golden State Warriors, and on 13 November 2017, he was recalled to the team. Quinn got his first NBA start on 6 December 2017, against the Charlotte Hornets. He scored eight points, including three assists and three rebounds, in 22 minutes. On 16 March 2018, Quinn scored a career-high 25 points with three steals, four rebounds, and three assists in a 93–98 loss to the Sacramento Kings. The next night, on 17 March 2018, he scored another career-high 28 points along with four rebounds and four assists in a 124–109 win over the Phoenix Suns. On 29 March 2018, Quinn scored another career-high 30 points, four rebounds, and three assists in a 107–116 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. As Stephen Curry had some injuries, he remained a key for the Golden State Warriors. As a result, on 8 April 2018, the Warriors signed him to a two-year deal. On 14 April 2018, Quinn made his debut in the NBA playoffs, coming off the bench with five points, four rebounds, two assists, plus a block in a 113–92 blowout win over the San Antonio Spurs. Later in the Western Conference Finals, The Warriors made the 2018 NBA Finals by defeating the Houston Rockets in 7 games. Later, after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in four games, The Warriors won the NBA Championship.
The Warriors reached the 2019 NBA Finals but were defeated in 6 games by the Toronto Raptors. On 28 June 2019, the Warriors extended Quinn, making him a restricted free agent but invalidated the offer on 3 July.
On 6 July 2019, he signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. He won his second NBA championship by defeating the Miami Heat six games in the 2020 NBA Finals. On 19 November 2020, the Lakers waived him. On 4 December 2020, Quinn re-signed with the Lakers, and on 24 February 2021, he was waived by the Lakers.
On 12 March 2021, Quinn signed a 10-day contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers and another on 22 March 22.
On 23 September 2021, he signed with the Portland Trail Blazers, and later but was waived on 16 October after two preseason games.
On 26 October 2021, he signed with Lokomotiv Kuban of the VTB United League and was with them till the end of the 2021–22 season. On 28 December, he parted ways with the team. He averaged 5.5 points, 2.7 assists, and one rebound per game in six games.
On 23 February 2022, after Quinn signed an NBA entry contract, he was acquired off of waivers by the Sacramento Kings.
Quinn Cook Social Appearance:
Quinn is active on all social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Youtube. He has more than 947K, 197.4K, and 220K on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, respectively; the profile and the cover picture are different on all accounts making his profile unique. Many of the posts are of his match-playing clicks, pictures with his team, and some clicks with dear ones and friends. On Youtube, he has more than 5.22K subscribers. Here you can find his Twitch streams, basketball videos, etc.
Quinn Cook got his sports passion from his father. Further, with his parent’s support, Quinn started his basketball journey. He is one of the best NBA players and is known worldwide. He says hard work does pay off, and dreams do come true. We should not stop trusting ourselves. We wish Quinn all the best for his brighter future.