JJTV: Former Dayton Dunbar standout nets NBA three-point shootout win

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Former Dayton Dunbar standout and Miami Heat guard Daequan Cook

Daequan Cook is used to bringing home the hardware.

From an OHSAA state title while at Dayton Dunbar in 2006 to a Big Ten title
in his only season at Ohio State in 2007, Cook added to his trophy case
Saturday winning the 23rd Annual NBA 3-point shootout during All-Star game
festivities.


Daequan Cook is used to bringing home the hardware.

From an OHSAA state title while at Dayton Dunbar in 2006 to a Big Ten title
in his only season at Ohio State in 2007, Cook added to his trophy case
Saturday winning the 23rd Annual NBA 3-point shootout during All-Star game
festivities.

Cook, of the Miami Heat, scored 19 points to Orlando Magic guard Rashard Lewis’ seven points in a tie-breaking round to claim the title.

Cook ranks No. 6 in the NBA this season with 113 three-pointers.

Cook is In his second professional season winning a Big Ten title playing for Ohio State in 2007 and was a member of the National Championship runner-up team.

While at Dunbar, Cook led the Wolverines to a Division II state championship as a senior scoring 49 points in two state Final Four games.

He ranks No. 33 all-time in the OHSAA record book for career points with 2,056.

Below are the video highlights from ESPN of Cook’s three-point shootout championship:

 



 

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