HoopsHype Brian Cook rumors
For a game that wasn’t all that close, there was some chippy play in the Clippers and Blazers Sunday tilt. Chippy enough for the league to take notice and hand out its form of justice — Los Angeles’ Brian Cook has been suspended two games for a harsh flagrant two on Joel Pryzbilla. Portland’s Andre Miller has been suspended one game for “making excessive and unnecessary contact with Blake Griffin of the Clippers.” Cook’s incident came right at the end of the third quarter, Miller’s midway through the fourth. NBCSports.com
The Clippers are close to signing veteran power forward Brian Cook to a two-year, $2.3 million contract, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com's Marc Stein Friday morning. ESPN.com
Marc J. Spears: Clippers sign forward Brian Cook to two-year deal worth about $2.5 million, a league source told Yahoo! Sports. Twitter
Former NBA forward Brian Cook is working to get a contract after being waived by the Rockets in February. Cook turned down an opportunity try out with the Celtics because of the birth of his first child. Cook was the Big Ten Player of the Year in 2003 at Illinois. Boston Globe
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