Cooke Signs Two-Way Contract With Pelicans

By: Roberto De La Rosa-Finch – Online Editor

Cooke playing in NBA Summer League.

Charles Cooke, former Dayton guard, has agreed to a two-way contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, according to a report by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Monday.

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Cooke wasn’t drafted in June but played with the Minnesota Timberwolves in the NBA Summer League where he averaged 10 points in five games.

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Two-way contracts allow players to play up to 45 days in the NBA but they spend most of the season in the NBA G League (formerly the D League).

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With improvement Cooke may see floor time in the NBA this season.

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