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Thunder makes Daequan Cook a restricted free agent

BY DARNELL MAYBERRY, Staff Writer, dmayberry@opubco.com Published: June 27, 2011

But Cook averaged 6.4 points on 45 percent shooting from behind the 3-point line upon his return to the rotation. His effectiveness provided a much needed boost to a Thunder team that was one of the worst 3-point shooting teams early in the season. With Cook in the lineup for most of the second half of the season, the Thunder shot 36.6 percent from 3-point range after the All-Star break, three percentage points higher than its pre All-Star average.

“He's not a guy that got a ton of opportunity but was ready and prepared when that opportunity came about,” Thunder general manager Sam Presti said of Cook at the end of the season.

Because of the NBA's expiring collective bargaining agreement, teams cannot come to terms on new contracts with players until a new labor agreement is reached.


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