Quinn Cook Career

Nadine Caridi

Quinn Cook career in basketball is as bright as any other players of National Basketball Association (NBA). Quinn Cook career started professionally from 2015 and is still running. In other words, his actual playing career started from 2015.


Quinn Cook is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Cook played for Canton Charge from 2015 to 2017. He played for Dallas Mavericks in 2017 and he has been playing for New Orleans Pelicans from 2017 till now. Cook is recognized as one of the outstanding players.


Quinn Cook was born on March 23, 1993, in Washington, D.C., United States. Cook was born to father Ted Cook and mother Janet Cook. Cook has got a sister named Kelsey Cook.

Early life and education

Quinn Cook career is something very aspiring. Quinn Cook career has a keen foundation from his high school and college days. Cook went to Oak Hill Academy situated in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia. However, his high school career started DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland. Cook is known to play his freshman, sophomore and junior seasons at DeMatha. Cook announced that he would be transferring to Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia during the summer prior to his senior season. He became the point guard. Cook was named the Washington Post All-Met Player of the Year following his junior season. He became the first junior in 30 years to receive the award and was the only junior to be named 2010 All-Met first team. Cook earned the popularity even more after he was named to the Washington Post 2009 All-Met third team, the only sophomore to be listed among the ‘09 All-Met teams.

Cook was named a Second Team All-American by Maxpreps following his senior season at Oak Hill Academy. For the university education, Cook went to Duke University. Cook was affiliated with The Duke Blue Devils men's basketball which is the college basketball program representing Duke University.

Career and net worth

Going deep into Quinn Cook career, we can see that he has earned many acknowledgments and recognitions. This is the main reason why Quinn Cook biography is one of the popular searches on the internet when it comes to professional basketball players.

Cook has been formally affiliated with Duke after he signed his letter of intent to play basketball at Duke on November 4, 2010. He announced live in live on ESPNU. He chose Duke over Villanova, UCLA, and North Carolina and had a valid reason behind it. Quinn Cook career entails much recognition. Cook was ranked the #38 player by ESPNU, the #38 player by Rivals.com and the #37 player by Scout.com coming out of high school. Cook was actually a part of a five-player recruiting class for Duke in 2011. According to ESPNU, Duke's 2011 class was the second best-recruiting class in the entire country. Cook had some major struggle in his college career as he suffered from a knee injury that he suffered during the summer before his freshman year. Cook's debut in a Duke uniform was October 14, 2011, at Duke's annual Countdown to Craziness. Cook played for Canton Charge from 2015 to 2017. He played for Dallas Mavericks in 2017 and he has been playing for New Orleans Pelicans from 2017 till now.

Some of Quinn Cook career highlights include NBA D-League Rookie of the Year (2016), All-NBA D-League First Team (2017), All-NBA D-League Third Team (2016), NBA D-League All-Rookie Team (2016) etc.

All those successes when he is still in his mid- twenties, Quinn Cook net worth might have increased significantly however, Cook net worth has not been disclosed yet. Even though his net worth has not been made public it is certain that the Cook being one of the notable players in D-League, it is safe to assume that Quinn Cook falls in the high tier of the classification. The salary for these players is $25,000 but there are some players who earn even more.

Personal life and spouse

Quinn Cook personal life does not seem to have much major ups and downs but Quinn Cook personal life has been one of the hot topics after looking at one of the Quinn Cook twitter posts which stated,’ Think it's time for a girlfriend. No more stallin. RiP DAD!’ This has been tweeted on 5th September 2011. There is no official evidence of Quinn having a girlfriend but it has been reported that Cook has been dating Daffini Evans, who is a fitness model by profession.

Awards, achievements, and recognitions

We could simply make a long list of Quinn Cook awards and achievements. Some of them include NCAA champion (2015), Second-team All-American – SN (2015), Second-team All-ACC (2015) etc and yes, of course, Quinn Cook twitter account is active and anyone can follow him.

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