Cook totaled just two points and two rebounds in nine minutes during Friday's 117-107 victory over the Suns. Cook barely saw the floor once again Friday, continuing in his struggles to get on the court. Cook has demonstrated the ability to put up standard-league numbers but with Steph Curry fully healthy, Cook is merely a bench warmer with no value.
Cook did not see the court during Saturday's 115-111 win over the Celtics. Cook hasn't cracked the rotation in consecutive contests. With so many capable ball-handlers on the roster, he's only been earning extended minutes during blowouts lately. Otherwise, Cook has played sparingly, and in the last two games, not at all.
Cook went for 15 points (7-11 FG, 1-4 3Pt), five rebounds and four assists across 20 minutes in the Warriors' 146-109 win over the Bulls on Friday. Cook saw a bit of extra playing time with the game well in hand by halftime, and he made good use of the opportunity. The 25-year-old's minutes were at their highest point since Nov. 26, which led to his best scoring tally since Nov. 23 versus the Blazers. Cook's role unsurprisingly remains modest while Stephen Curry is healthy, but he's capable of lines like Friday's when he sees a bit of extra run due to blowout scenarios.
Cook compiled 13 points (6-9 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 1-1 FT) and two rebounds across 13 minutes in the Warriors' 113-93 loss to the Raptors on Wednesday. With Stephen Curry going just 3-for-12 from the field and coach Steve Kerr pulling his starters in the latter stages of the second half, Cook was able to log some playing time after not seeing the floor in the prior two contests. The third-year guard has slipped back into a bench role since Curry's return from a groin injury Dec. 1, leading to a significant decrease in the fantasy value he'd built up during his stretch of starts in the latter's stead.
Cook will come off the bench Saturday against the Pistons in Steph Curry's return, Rod Beard of The Detroit News reports. As expected, with Curry returning from injury, Cook will resume his usual role off the bench. As a reserve this season, Cook has averaged 8.7 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 15.4 minutes.
Last 7 Games
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