Quinn Cook surpassing Duke teammates
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Quinn Cook surpassing Duke teammates

Three years later his NBA stock is ahead of stalled one-and-dones

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Congratulations, Quinn Cook. But also, damn you, Quinn Cook.

Congratulations for working your way through the NBA’s G-League to the big time with the NBA’s Golden State Warriors.

But damn you for validating Duke’s path to the 2015 NCAA title with three one-and-done freshmen. You gave life to Duke continuing to follow Kentucky as an NBA combine with one-and-done freshmen. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

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