Nuggets plan to stay DeMarcus Cousins for remainder of season?


The Denver Nuggets plan to signal four-time All-Big name middle DeMarcus Cousins to a rest-of-season contract, consistent with Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Cousins, 31, signed with the Nuggets on a 10-day contract in January and later signed two extra 10-day contracts with Denver. In most cases, a participant is authorized to signal simplest two 10-day contracts with any given workforce, however the NBA prolonged that restrict to 3 by the use of a “hardship” exception.

In 8 appearances with Denver, Cousins has averaged 13.1 mins with 6.1 issues and six.3 rebounds. The Nuggets are 6th within the Western Convention with a 33-25 file, however had been with out 6-10 ahead Michael Porter Jr. since November because of a again harm that required surgical operation.

Cousins earned 4 directly All-Big name nods between 2015 and 2018 right through his time with the Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans. In 2019 after a stint with the Golden State Warriors, Cousins signed a one-year take care of the Los Angeles Lakers, however tore his ACL within the offseason and not performed a recreation with Los Angeles.

Since then, Cousins has struggled to stay on an NBA roster and has performed 66 overall video games over two seasons with the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Dollars, and Nuggets.


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