The Hawks have agreed to terms with Quinn Cook to a two-year partially guaranteed contract and the guard will come to training camp next month, according to a person familiar with the situation.
The Hawks are familiar with Cook, who played exceptionally well against them in the Las Vegas Summer League last month. Cook played for the Pelicans’ entry and his performance included a 26-point game against the Hawks in the tournament portion of the event.
Cook, 6-foot-2, went undrafted out of Duke. He appeared in 14 NBA games last season with the Mavericks and Pelicans. He combined to average 5.6 points and 1.9 assists in 13.4 minutes and shot .423 from 3-point range. He was waived by the Pelicans in July after the summer league.
Cook played the past two seasons primarily in the NBA G League for Canton. He was a two-time all-star with the Charge. Last season, he appeared in 39 games and averaged 26.0 points, 6.7 assists and 4.1 rebounds in 38.5 minutes.
The 24-year-old Cook will get guaranteed money for coming to training camp with the Hawks and more if he makes the opening-day roster. The second season of the deal is non-guaranteed with a guaranteed date in July.
Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution earlier this year that he intended to add a third point guard to the roster - either a veteran or a young player to be developed.
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