"This is a dream come true for me and for my family, and I feel blessed," Cook said. "I've always dreamed of making it to this level. It's a goal I've been working towards my whole life. I'm looking forward to being a Laker. It will be a great opportunity to learn from two of the best players in the league in Shaq and Kobe and also to learn from the best coach in the NBA, Phil Jackson."
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