It is not often that a player can step away from the league for two seasons and then find his way back onto an NBA roster, but Brian Cook, a nine-year veteran who played for the L.A. Lakers and four other NBA teams, is currently giving it his best shot at the Orlando Summer League.
Cook, drafted in the first round by the Lakers over a decade ago, is 33 years old, which makes him...
This is what we live for. Two of the best teams in the nation battling it out for the right to be called national champions in 2014. In the red corner, the Stanford Cardinal, they of one of the strongest college sport pedigrees in the nation, winners of national championships of some kind for an amazing 37 straight years, and winners of this men’s volleyball national championship...
A long NCAA men’s volleyball season has led up to tonight, as four teams do battle for the right to play for a national title. In a pair of regular season rematches, BYU and Stanford met for the fourth time on the year (just think if this had been UCLA and Stanford — could potentially have been their fifth meeting), while the homestanding Loyola Ramblers face Penn State, a team...
The biggest issue I have with Tommy Amaker was his mediocre tenure at Michigan. As an outsider, it always seemed like he underachieved. But to get a more informed opinion on his time in Ann Arbor, I asked blogging pioneer Brian Cook of MgoBlog his thoughts on Amaker. Brian's two cents follow:"Amaker walked into a disaster area at Michigan and did make things better pretty...
The Utah Jazz will bring Brian Cook into training camp.
Cook entered the NBA in 2003 and had his most notable seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Cook was waived by the Washington Wizards late in the preseason last season and then played in Puerto Rico.
September 28, 2013
The Washington Wizards got their roster down to 15 players on Sunday by waiving center-forward Brian Cook and guard Shelvin Mack. Cook had been signed by Washington to a training camp contract on September 17 after averaging 3.1 points and 2.5 rebounds for the Wizards last season. Mack averaged 3.6 points and 2.0 assists as a rookie last season.
Brian Cook, Shavlik Randolph, Earl Barron, and Steven Gray all signed training camp deals and Shelvin Mack has a partially guaranteed-contract.
September 19, 2012
Brian Cook has not received any interest on the free agent market.
September 16, 2012
Brian Cook had a career-high 26 kills as Stanford won its fifth consecutive road match, a four-setter over Cal State Northridge on Saturday night.
Sophomore Brian Cook had a collegiate career-high 17 kills to lead the No. 4 Stanford men's volleyball team to a four-set victory at No. 13 UC Santa Barbara on Saturday night.