HEAT Acquires 32nd Pick in 2010 NBA Draft

Team Trades Daequan Cook and 18th Pick to Oklahoma City

MIAMI, 6/23 – The Miami HEAT have announced that they have acquired the 32nd pick in the 2010 NBA Draft from the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for guard Daequan Cook and the HEAT’s 18th pick in the 2010 NBA Draft.

Cook appeared in 179 games (26 starts) during his three-year NBA career with the HEAT, averaging 8.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 0.42 steals and 22.2 minutes while shooting 36.8 percent from the floor, 35.8 percent from three-point range and 84.8 percent from the foul line. During the 2009-10 season, he appeared in 45 games (three starts) and averaged 5.0 points (.320 FG%, .840 FT%), 1.8 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 0.31 steals and 15.4 minutes. He was the winner of the 2009 Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout at All-Star Weekend in Phoenix.

Cook was originally selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round (21st overall) of the 2007 NBA Draft. His draft rights were acquired by the HEAT along with Philadelphia’s 2009 second-round draft pick and cash considerations for the draft rights to Jason Smith (20th overall) on June 28, 2007.

The HEAT currently has the 32nd, 41st, 42nd and 48th picks in the 2010 NBA Draft.

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