Shams Charania: The Miami Heat have signed guard Charle…

Shams Charania: The Miami Heat have signed guard Charles Cooke of G League Sioux Falls to a 10-day contract, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Cooke spent last season with New Orleans.

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The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Charles Cooke and guard DeAndre Liggins and waived Marcus Lee and Malik Newman. As per club policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed. Cooke, who signed a two-way contract with New Orleans on August 1, 2017, split last season between the Pelicans and the Greensboro Swarm and the Salt Lake City Stars of the NBA G League. In 25 G League games (10 starts) last season, he averaged 12.7 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.40 steals and 25.3 minutes while shooting 45.2 percent from the field. He also appeared in 13 NBA games with the Pelicans, totaling six points, two rebounds, an assist and a steal in 38 minutes of action.
Michael Scotto: The New Orleans Pelicans will not tender Charles Cooke a qualifying offer, a league source told The Athletic. He will become an unrestricted free agent as a result. Cooke appeared in 13 games for the Pelicans this season.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Undrafted Dayton guard Charles Cooke has agreed to a two-way contract with the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources tell ESPN.
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