(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist The little engine that could finally threw a gear.
The Chicago Bulls might have been the most heartwarming tale going this postseason, but it's over. Unlike the bedtime story, fumes and spare parts get you only so far in the NBA. It was always a matter of when - not if - they'd fall apart.
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CHICAGO – The Bulls had six players score in double figures and shot the lights out from 3-point range in a 118-92 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday at the United Center. Oddly enough, Chicago started the night ranked last in the NBA in made 3-point baskets per game, with 4.6. The Bulls signed 3-point specialist Daequan Cook, recently released by Houston, on Sunday. ...
Daequan Cook cleared waivers from the Rockets on Friday.
The Chicago Bulls announced Sunday that they signed guard Daequan Cook. Cook was released by the Houston Rockets on Thursday. He averaged 3.4 points in 16 games with Houston. Cook, out of Ohio State, was the No. 21 overall pick in the 2007 draft by the Philadelphia 76ers, who traded him to the Miami Heat. He has also played for the Oklahoma City Thunder. He won the 3-point...
Guard Daequan Cook has signed with the Chicago Bulls.
Cook played 16 games for the Houston Rockets this season before being released Thursday. He averaged 3.4 points in 10.3 minutes.
Cook was the 21st pick in the 2007 draft out of Ohio State by the Philadelphia 76ers before being traded to the Miami Heat. He has also played for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The 6-foot-5 Cook won...
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January 06, 2013
Is there a team out there hit harder by injuries than the Chicago Bulls? Maybe, maybe not. Now, ask yourself this; Is there a team out there that has responded and adapted to injury issues as well as the Bulls? Probably not. Chicago has managed to overcome Derrick Rose's injury and numerous injuries to the rest of the team and stay in contention. As part of their continued...
According Marc Stein of ESPN, Daequan Cook’s agent, Mike Conley Sr. has made it official and says the 6-foot-5 guard is indeed signing with Bulls now that he’s cleared waivers as 5 PM.
The Houston Rockets recently waived the 3-point specialist to free up roster space and save money. After being put on waivers, no one claimed the him at his $3.1 million salary but it wasn’t...
The Houston Rockets signed guard-forward James Anderson to a multiyear deal on Wednesday and released guard Daequan Cook. Anderson was waived by San Antonio on Dec. 20. In 10 games this season with the Spurs, Anderson averaged 3.4 points and 1.4 rebounds. His best game came against Miami on Nov. 29 when he had nine points, four rebounds and three assists in 20 minutes. A 2010...
The Rockets did not complete the signing of forward James Anderson on Monday in time for Anderson to be put on the roster for their game against the Hawks.
Anderson was in the locker room before the game hoping to get word by the 5 p.m. deadline to suit up.
The Rockets will cut Daequan Cook to create room to sign Anderson.
via Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, sources say the Houston Rockets will sign guard James Anderson Sunday. Anderson has played 10 games for the Spurs this season and has spent all 3 years of his career with the organization since being drafted 20th overall (Oklahoma State) in the 2010 draft.
According to Jonathan Feigen, Anderson is expected to be signed for 3 years. The team will likely...
Tomorrow marks exactly a month since the blockbuster trade that sent OKC’s James Harden, Cole Aldrich, Daequan Cook and Lazar Hayward to Houston in return for Kevin Martin, Jeremy Lamb and picks. Now that the dust has settled, the Rockets will take on the Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena tomorrow night in the 1st matchup between the teams this season. So are the Thunder treating...
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James Harden and the Rockets reportedly agreed on a contract extension just three days after the guard was traded from the Thunder.
On Saturday October 27, the Oklahoma City Thunder traded fan favorite James Harden to the Houston Rockets after failing to reach an agreement on a contract extension. In addition to Harden, the trade also sent Cole Aldrich, Daequan Cook and Lazar Hayward to Houston in exchange for guard Kevin Martin, rookie Jeremy Lamb, two first-round The post Farewell James Harden appeared first...
When the Houston Rockets and Detroit Pistons kick off their seasons in Detroit, the Rockets will take the floor with a new star acquired just four days earlier.
James Harden makes his Rockets debut Wednesday night after a trade few - if anyone - saw coming.
After Oklahoma City was unable to agree to a long-term extension with the NBA's reigning Sixth Man of the Year, Houston...
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October 29, 2012
After a sloppy NBA Finals, James Harden will not have a chance to redeem himself in Oklahoma City.
The Thunder have dealt the visually flamboyant Sixth Man of the Year to the Houston Rockets for guards Kevin Martin and Jeremy Lamb, two first-round picks and a second-round pick.
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The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to send G James Harden, along with Cole Aldrich, Lazar Hayward, and Daequan Cook, to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Kevin Martin, Jeremy Lamb, and future draft picks.
Adrian Wojnarowski and Marc Stein both just let us know about the breaking news.
Wow. Well, that was pretty random. Harden and GM Sam Presti have been in discussions about...
According to ESPN, and in a decently shocking move The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded James Harden to the Houston Rockets.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded James Harden, Daequan Cook, Lazar Hayward and Cole Aldrich to the Houston Rockets for Jeremy Lamb, Kevin Martin and future draft picks, a source told ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard.
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Perry Jones III could begin to take some of the minutes that had been going to Daequan Cook in the Oklahoma City Thunder rotation.
COLUMBUS, Ohio Jared Sullingers two years at Ohio State culminated when his name was called with the 21st overall pick by the Boston Celtics in the first round of the 2012 National Basketball Association Draft Thursday at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Sullinger is the eighth Buckeye coached by Thad Matta, head coach at Ohio State, selected in the annual professional draft...
Fan Drew Hooper loves the Oklahoma City Thunder so much, he decided to turn his car into a tribute to the team.
Hooper is an artist and told The Oklahoma he had been thinking about painting his 1996 Suzuki X-90 for a while. He says it wasn’t until he had lunch with his cousin before the playoffs began that he decided to make the move.
Inspired by the talk with his cousin, Hooper...
Kevin Durant scored 32 points, reserve Daequan Cook had all 19 of his points in the fourth quarter and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Sacramento Kings 118-110 on Tuesday night to win their first game since top bench player James Harden took an elbow to the head.
Durant extended his lead in a tight NBA scoring race with the Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant despite sitting...
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April 24, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant scored 32 points, reserve Daequan Cook had all 19 of his points in the fourth quarter and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Sacramento Kings 118-110 on Tuesday night to win their first game since top James Harden took an elbow to the head.
Durant extended his lead in a tight NBA scoring race with the Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant despite...
Kevin Durant scored 32 points, reserve Daequan Cook had all 19 of his points in the fourth quarter and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Sacramento Kings 118-110 on Tuesday night to win their first game since top James Harden took an elbow to the head.
Durant extended his lead in a tight NBA scoring race with the Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant despite sitting out the entire...
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April 24, 2012
Starting point guard Mike Conley is out for the Memphis Grizzlies' game at Oklahoma City.
Coach Lionel Hollins said Monday night that Conley will miss his second straight game. He was also out for the Grizzlies' 99-95 win at Milwaukee on Saturday with a sore right ankle.
Memphis is in a grueling stretch of its schedule, playing nine out of 11 games on the road. The game...
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April 02, 2012
Oklahoma City Thunder shooting guard Daequan Cook will be sidelined for two to three weeks with a knee injury.
Cook suffered a mild MCL sprain in the fourth quarter of Tuesday's loss to the Utah Jazz.
The 24-year-old Cook has averaged 5.7 points and 2.4 rebounds this season.