HEAT Acquires Daequan Cook From The Philadelphia 76ers In The 2007 NBA Draft
Cook (6-5, 210-pounds), was named as the Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year by the leagues coaches and was named Honorable Mention All Big-Ten by the media in his only season with Ohio State. As a freshman, he appeared in 39 games (one start) for the Buckeyes and averaged 9.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 1.0 assists while shooting .445 percent from the field and shot a team-best .415 percent from three-point range.
He finished fourth on the team in scoring and third in rebounds and owns the Ohio State freshman record for made three-point field goals during a single-season (54) and currently ranks second all-time in three-point shooting percentage among Ohio State freshmen.
Cook was born in Dayton, Ohio and attended Dunbar High School.