Heat Signs Charles Cooke to 10-Day Contract
MIAMI, FL - The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Charles Cooke to a 10-day contract. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Cooke has been assigned to the HEAT's G League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce, and will be available for tonight's game against the Salt Lake City Stars.
Cooke, who was originally signed by the HEAT earlier this season on October 7, has appeared in 37 games with the Skyforce this season, appearing in 37 games (22 starts) averaging 14.2 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.00 steals and 31.0 minutes while shooting 47.6 percent from the field, 35.2 percent from three-point range and 77.6 percent from the foul line. Additionally, he appeared in one preseason game with Miami totaling one point, two rebounds and a block in 10:37 minutes of action before being waived on October 11.
Cooke, who signed a two-way contract with New Orleans on August 1, 2017, split last season between the Pelicans and the Greensboro Swarm and the Salt Lake City Stars of the G League. In 25 G League games (10 starts) last season, he averaged 12.7 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.40 steals and 25.3 minutes while shooting 45.2 percent from the field. He also appeared in 13 NBA games with the Pelicans, totaling six points, two rebounds, an assist and a steal in 38 minutes of action.
• Discuss this story on the NBA G League message board...
NBA G League Stories from March 15, 2019
- Blue Coats Fall to Bulls on Road - Delaware Blue Coats
- Christian Wood Comes up Big in Fourth to Give Herd Win over Magic - Wisconsin Herd
- Stars Win Fifth-Straight with Victory at Skyforce - Salt Lake City Stars
- Crawford Leads Hustle Past Oklahoma City for Third Straight Win - Memphis Hustle
- Windy City Bulls Clinch Spot in 2018-19 NBA G League Playoffs - Windy City Bulls
- Skyforce Woes Continue in Ninth Straight Loss - Sioux Falls Skyforce
- Record Crowd Witnesses Drive Victory - Grand Rapids Drive
- Strong 4th Lifts Red Claws over Nets - Maine Red Claws
- Elie Okobo Recalled from Northern Arizona Suns - Northern Arizona Suns
- Heat Signs Charles Cooke to 10-Day Contract - Sioux Falls Skyforce
- Austin Spurs to Host Youth Sports and Fan Appreciation Games - Austin Spurs
- Stockton Kings Become "Stockton Asparaguys" to Celebrate Country Themed Game - Stockton Kings
- Knicks Visit Conference Leading Rival Nets Saturday - Westchester Knicks
- San Antonio Recalls Chimezie Metu from Austin Spurs - Austin Spurs
- Swarm, Allegacy Raise $2,450 for Backpack Beginnings - Greensboro Swarm
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.
Other Recent Sioux Falls Skyforce Stories
- Skyforce, Sanford Power Basketball Academy to Host Youth Basketball Camp
- Skyforce Announces Five Priority Dates for 2019-20 Season
- Two-Way Players Maten, Robinson Selected to All-NBA G League Teams, All-Rookie Team
- Best in the West: Vipers Lock in First Round Bye with Win over Skyforce
- Blue Soars Past Skyforce