The Canton Charge, powered by the NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers, announced today that guard Quinn Cook has rejoined the team following the completion of his 10-day contract with the Dallas Mavericks. The team has also waived guard/forward Chris Evans due to season ending injury.
Cook (6-2, 180, Duke) played in five games with the Mavericks and averaged 5.4 points on .440 shooting with 2.4 assists in 15.4 minutes per game. He was named Most Valuable Player of the 2017 NBA Development League All Star Game and is averaging 26.1 points, 6.7 assists, 4.0 rebounds, 1.1 steals and 38.9 minutes in 35 games (all starts) with the Charge this season. He scored a franchise single game record 49 points in a win over Texas on December 7th and dished out a franchise record 16 assists in a victory over Long Island on February 8th. Cook was also an All-Star and the NBA D-League Rookie of the year with the Charge in 2015-16.
Evans played in 33 games with the Charge this season (28 starts) and averaged 17.7 points on .449 shooting with 5.2 rebounds and 1.9 steals in 34.4 minutes per game. The Charge roster now stands at 12 with 10 active players and two inactive players.
Canton returns home for a game against the Austin Spurs (San Antonio Spurs) Saturday, March 11th at 1:00 p.m. Come see Pozzie and all his pals cause mayhem for Mascot Day, with the first 500 fans ages 14 & under getting a Charge mini basketball hoop set presented by U.S. Safety Gear! Groups of 20 or more can take part in unforgettable fan experiences such as halftime performances, anthem buddies, high five tunnel, benchwarmers, and more! For Charge Nation Memberships, game day promotions and up-to-date information, head to www.CantonCharge.com or call 866-444-1944.
The Canton Charge are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Majority Owner and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. The group also owns and operates the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League and the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League, both of which play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.