Aaron Cook is a 32 year old 183cm guard from Randallstown, Maryland that has been a professional basketball player since 2007. He played at Hartford (NCAA) from 2002-2006. He played a total of 114 NCAA games and in his senior year played 28 games: 16.4ppg, 4.2rpg, 2.5apg, 1.6spg, FG: 41.9%, 3PT: 39%, FT: 76.6%. In 2006-2007, he started his professional basketball career in the States for the Butte Daredevils (CBA) 35 games: 13.7ppg, 3.5rpg, Assists-2(6.4apg), 1.8spg, FGP: 44.8%, 3PT: 44.4%, FT: 71.6%. In 2007-2008, he moved to Europe to play for Atlas Stal Ostrow Wielkopolski (Poland-DBE) playing 10 games: 5.5ppg, 1.0rpg, 1.1apg, FGP-3(64.7%), 3PT: 44.0%, in Dec.’08 moved to Gothia Basket (Sweden-Basketligan) 18 games: 12.0ppg, 2.9rpg, 4.9apg, 1.8spg, 2FGP: 41.2%, 3PT: 33.0%, FT: 59.1%. In 2008-2009, he played for the Vermont Frost Heaves (PBL) playing 17 games: 10.9ppg, 4.1rpg, 3.1apg, 1.2spg, FGP: 45.5%, 3PT: 34.9%, FT: 73.5%. He came to Germany in the 2010-2011 season and played for the Cuxhaven BasCats (Germany-ProA) playing 15 games: 17.2ppg, 4.9rpg, Assists-1(6.6apg), 1.6spg, FGP: 51.9%, 3PT: 34.7%, FT: 73.0%. In the 2011-2012 season he played for the Mitteldeutscher BC Weissenfels (Germany-ProA) playing 3 games: 5.3ppg, 2.3rpg, 2.3apg, 1.0spg, injured in Oct.’11 and was off for 6 weeks, left in Dec.’11, next month moved to Crailsheim Merlins (Germany-ProA) playing 21 games: 11.7ppg, 2.5rpg, 3.6apg, FGP: 39.4%, 3PT: 40.2%, FT: 76.9%. In the 2012-2013 season he played for the ETB Wohnbau Baskets Essen (Germany-ProA, starting five): 30 games: 10.7ppg, 3.1rpg, Assists-5(5.1apg), FGP: 39.4%, 3PT: 39.7%, FT: 77.5%. He played the last two seasons for the Cuxhaven BasCats (Germany-ProA) and last season played 30 games: 9.2ppg, 3.0rpg, 4.7apg, FGP: 37.2%, 3PT: 32.0%, FT: 68.8%. He spoke to German Hoops about basketball!
Aaron thanks for talking to German Hoops. Where are you at the moment and how was your holiday season?
Hello Miles, I´m currently in Cuxhaven, Germany. My holiday season was celebrated here in Germany and it was good.
What new year resolutions have you set for Aaron Cook the professional player and person?
From a personal standpoint I´ve been focused on learning from past mistakes and ultimately trying to be a better man and husband then I was yesterday. I am a working progress. From a player aspect I´m always training but I´m eating differently at the moment. This is the first time that I´ve focused on what I´m eating and I have seen changes. I feel quicker and my body feels stronger.