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Quinn Cook has been a remarkably steady fill-in for the injured Stephen Curry D.J. Fluker Color Rush Jersey , and the Golden State Warriors rewarded the former two-way guard with a new contract Tuesday. The 25-year-old Cook, who has impressed his coaches and teammates with his growth and poise on and off the court, had to sign an NBA contract before the playoffs begin this weekend to be eligible. He received a two-year deal.Going into Tuesday’s regular-season finale at Utah, Cook had reached double figures in scoring in 14 straight games.”I’m thankful for the opportunity. I’m just humbled, and it’s just more motivation for me to help this team out as much as possible,” Cook told beat reporters in Salt Lake City. ”I know they believe in me. It’s just more motivation to get better as a teammate, as a player and just keep growing.”He was averaging 17.5 points, 4.1 rebounds, 4.9 assists and nearly one steal per game in 35 minutes during that 14-game stretch while shooting 53 percent and 50.7 percent from 3-point range.Earlier this season, he became the first G League player to shoot at least 50 percent from the field, 40 percent on 3s and 90 percent from the free throw line.”I knew he had it in him. I knew he was an NBA player that was looking for an opportunity to validate that and take advantage of his talent and his skill and his confidence,” said Curry, the two-time MVP nursing an injured left knee. ”I’ve learned a lot from him and about him since he’s been here. Nothing really wavers him. He’s comfortable in his own skin and his ability. He knows he can help us out there and so he’s been doing that. For somebody to take advantage of their opportunity like he has and understand there’s so much pressure on him to keep his foot in the door Youth B.J. Hill Jersey , it doesn’t seem like he’s playing like that. It’s just like he’s meant to be here.”Cook’s good-natured approach off the court has been noticeable, too. He goes around Oracle Arena before games with a smile shaking hands with ushers, security and others to introduce himself.”First thing it’s a reminder of is that everybody in this league can play,” coach Steve Kerr said. ”Sometimes it’s just opportunity. It doesn’t surprise me at all what Quinn’s doing. We’ve watched him in the G League all year lighting it up. We watched him in practice here. He’s one of our best shooters. And all of a sudden he’s playing 40 minutes, this is what he can do. It’s great to have this kind of depth.”Congratulations for Cook came in via social media.”Deserved!!!! He paid his dues,” Dwyane Wade posted on Twitter.Cook continually appears more at ease running the offense and dishing out the ball to an All-Star roster – not to mention looking for his own shot and knocking it down with confidence.”When I first got up here in December, I had no practice, I wasn’t in training camp, nothing,” Cook said recently. ”Obviously, just to get thrown in the starting lineup and game situations, it’s new at first, but I’ve been up two months now. Every game I get more comfortable. Obviously Jets Elite Jerseys , playing now and getting more comfortable every possession. I think that the guys around me help me to get comfortable every day.”—Kole Calhoun, Luis Valbuena and the Los Angeles Angels seem to be hitting their way out of a long funk.Valbuena homered twice, Calhoun connected for the second consecutive game and the Angels defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 8-5 on Thursday night.The Angels have won two straight after dropping seven of eight. They handed the Blue Jays their ninth loss in 10 road games.Calhoun launched a two-run homer off John Axford (1-1) in the fourth inning to put the Angels ahead 4-3. The right fielder went 1 for 3 with a walk, scoring on Martin Maldonado’s double in the sixth, and is 4 for 10 in three games since returning from a stint on the disabled list because of a strained oblique muscle.”He looks so calm, so comfortable out there. I think he’s seeing the ball much better, more plate coverage. All the things that lead to positive results seem to be in his game,” Angels manager Mike Scioscia said of Calhoun, who was hitting .145 before the injury.Valbuena made it 6-3 with his two-run shot to center field in the fifth, and added a solo drive to right in the seventh. It was his eighth career multihomer game.The streaky Valbuena was 5 for 40 over his previous 11 games and hadn’t homered in his last 18. Valbuena went deep twice in that game at Detroit on May 29, and Scioscia had thought that would mark the beginning of a turnaround.He has the same belief now, and is willing to trade any barren stretches for when Valbuena gets in a groove.”If you look at Luis’ track record, he gets real hot and at times he gets cold Authentic Ryon Healy Jersey ,” Scioscia said. ”There’s no doubt there is more OPS in his game, especially against right-handed pitching. Once he finds it, he usually swings the bat like he did the second half of last year, and that’s something we’re going to need.”Even the Angels’ erratic bullpen did its part, as Noe Ramirez (3-3) retired all eight batters he faced – striking out four – after relieving John Lamb in the fourth. Justin Anderson got his third save.Lamb, a late replacement for injured Los Angeles starter Tyler Skaggs, went 3 1/3 innings. Lamb gave up three runs, six hits and one walk in his first career start at home.For the Blue Jays, they couldn’t remedy their road woes despite home runs from Randal Grichuk, Lourdes Gurriel and Kendrys Morales.”They got a couple big homers off Ax. I mean, he’s been dominating left-handers all year, and two leftys got him today. We hung around, but we just couldn’t get anything going late http://www.eaglesauthorizedshops.com/authentic-josh-sweat-jersey ,” Toronto manager John Gibbons said.TROUT AT 1,000Mike Trout went 0 for 2 with three walks in his 1,000th career game, ending his hitting streak at eight games. Trout, who has reached base in 31 of 47 plate appearances over his last nine games, was the designated hitter and is not expected to be used in the outfield during the four-game series because of a sprained right index finger.TRAINER’S ROOMBlue Jays: Toronto starter Aaron Sanchez was pulled after the first inning due to a bruised right index finger. The Blue Jays said X-rays did not reveal any further injury. ”He’d been pitching pretty good lately, but hopefully this isn’t a big deal,” Gibbons said.Angels: Skaggs was scratched because of tightness in his right hamstring. Scioscia said there’s a chance Skaggs could start Sunday.UP NEXTBlue Jays: RHP Marco Estrada (4-6, 4.66 ERA) tries for his third straight win. Estrada has allowed three runs in 18 2/3 innings over his last three starts.Angels: LHP Andrew Heaney (3-5, 3.64) has won three of his last four starts at home, including a one-hit shutout against Kansas City on June 5.— Adidas Jaromir Jagr Jersey 

 

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