The Clippers lost Game 1 of their playoff series with the Utah Jazz on Saturday night. It was a game they should have won, at home, while the Jazz played without center Rudy Gobert. The Clippers tied the game at 95 with 13 seconds remaining but Joe Johnson came down the court and hit a game winner at the buzzer. Needless to say, Doc Rivers was not happy in his post game press conference when asked if the Clippers shot too soon on their final possession.
Cook is a “leap of faith” prospect. His ability is impressive, but Cook brings a lingering sense of off-field concerns, including his 2015 domestic assault case (found not guilty). He also has battled nagging injuries throughout his career.
Once Cook has made his decision on where to run, his acceleration and jump-cut ability enable him to keep clean from defenders and separate at the second level. Cook needs a few extra steps to make sharp turns and drastic changes of direction due to some stiffness in his hips, but his nimble footwork and speedy acceleration often are enough to mask his questionable flexibility. Cook’s blend of vision, footwork and acceleration gives him the skill set to operate in any scheme. In addition, his ability as a pass-catcher is valuable, and his speed out of the backfield is a real weapon. Cook will need to show improvement as a pass blocker, but Cheap Throwback NFL Jerseys aside from that, he can do anything that’s asked of him.
Describing Williams’ football career as a wild ride would be an understatement. A versatile athlete coming out of high school, Williams signed with Connecticut in 2012 but only NHL Hockey Jerseys accounted for six yards before he was suspended indefinitely for credit card theft. Be for he ended up at Utah, Williams played for ASA College in Brooklyn and received 2014 All-American accolades after he rushed for more than 1,000 yards and seven touchdowns in just seven starts.