After serving as a two-way player for the New Orleans Pelicans last season, Charles Cooke III joined the Skyforce as an affiliate player for the 2018-19 campaign. Though Cooke III came off the bench in the early portions of the season, he burst onto the scene over the last three months, earning an NBA Call-Up to the Miami HEAT on 3/15/19.
In a season highlighted by numerous career-highs, Cooke III finished the year averaging 14.4 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. Check out the full recap of Cooke III’s season below.
Signed 10-day Contract with the Miami HEAT on 3/15/19
OFFICIAL: The Miami HEAT have signed G Charles Cooke to a 10-day contract. Cooke has been assigned to the @SFSkyforce and will be available for tonight's game against the Salt Lake City Stars. https://t.co/sPFw3NKzGa
— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) March 15, 2019
Season Quick Hits
Scored 10+ points on 28 occasions.
Scored 20+ points on 12 occasions.
Scored 30+ points on one occasions.
Led team in scoring three times.
Led team in rebounding twice.
Led team in assists twice.
Recorded new career-highs in assists, steals, blocks, three-point field goals made, free throws made and minutes played this season.
Exploded in 12 games during the month of January, averaging 20.4 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists while shooting 58.0 percent from the field and 52.9 percent from three-point range.
2018-19 Season Highs:
Points: 31, vs. Oklahoma City 1/13/19
Rebounds: 9 (2x), at Texas 3/2/19
Assists: 6, vs. Oklahoma City 1/13/19 *
Steals: 4, vs. Santa Cruz Warriors 1/22/19 *
Blocks: 3 (2x), at at Rio Grande Valley 3/9/19 *
FGM: 12, vs. Oklahoma City 1/13/19
3FGM: 6, vs. Austin 1/2/19 *
FTM: 8, at Oklahoma City 3/19/19 *
Minutes: 44:52, vs. Salt Lake City 1/30/19 *
* New Career High