Thunder get Cook, 3rd first-round pick

Updated: June 25, 2010, 10:53 AM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

The Miami Heat have traded their way out of the first round of Thursday's NBA draft but, in doing so, cleared more cap space by sending the 18th pick and guard Daequan Cook to Oklahoma City for the No. 32 pick in the second round.

Miami announced the trade Wednesday evening.

The Heat were not enamored with the quality of players in the draft and wanted to clear cap room, a source told ESPN.com. The net result of losing Cook's $2.2 million salary for next season and the value of the ...

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