DeMarcus Cousins tears ACL

DeMarcus Cousins just cannot catch a break from a health standpoint. The two worst injuries that can derail a basketball player’s career are an Achilles tear and blowing out a knee. Unfortunately, Boogie can now check both of those off his injuries suffered list. After suffering a knee injury Monday during a workout, further evaluation revealed that Cousins had torn an ACL, according to a report from The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania. It’s an unfortunate break for a player in Cousins who was still coming back from the Achilles…

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DeMarcus Cousins injures knee in workout, further testing to come

Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins suffered an injury while working out in Vegas on Monday, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Woj adds the injury was apparently suffered when Cousins banged knees with another player. This is the latest in a series of health obstacles Cousins has faced since tearing his Achilles’ tendon during the 2017-18 season when he was with the New Orleans Pelicans. After he signed with the Golden State Warriors, Cousins played 30 games, averaging 16.3, 8.2 rebounds and 3.6 assists in only 25.7 minutes before suffering…

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DeMarcus Cousins’ goal is to play in all 82 games next season

It is no secret that Demarcus Cousins has been hampered by injuries over the past few season, however the freshly signed Los Angeles Lakers has at least one lofty goal for the 2019-20 campaign. Lakers Nation’s Matthew Moreno reports that Cousins wants to play in all 82 games next season. Cousins also attest his quadriceps that he injured in the playoffs is “100% healed.” He returned from the injury in the Finals but did not resemble the Boogie we have seen in previous years, averaging just 8.3 points 4.7 rebounds…

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DeMarcus Cousins agrees to join Lakers

It may have been a year later than expected, but it appears DeMarcus Cousins will be donning the purple and gold of the Los Angeles Lakers. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports that the two sides agreed to a one-year deal. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed yet. Last season in his 30 regular season appearances with Golden State, Boogie averaged 16.3 points and 8.2 assists and was playing well heading into the playoffs before unfortunately suffering a partially torn quadriceps in the first round against the Clippers. He…

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DeMarcus Cousins available for NBA Finals Game 1

According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins will be available for Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Though Cousins will be available, Warriors head coach wasn’t bullish on him getting any run, as he was unsure if he’d play him, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post. Cousins had been out since Game 2 of the first round when he tore his quadriceps muscles chasing down a loose ball. The initial though was that Cousins was done for quite sometime, with…

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Kevin Durant out for Game 1 of NBA Finals, Cousins questionable

When Game 1 of the NBA Finals tips off in Toronto, Kevin Durant will not be part of the proceedings. According to Nick Friedell of ESPN, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr decisively ended any speculation, stating: “KD’s not playing Game 1.” ESPN’s Rachel Nichols adds that the team has not even decided if he will travel to Toronto. Additionally Nichols reports that center DeMarcus Cousins’ status is now questionable. According to the New York Times’ Marc J. Spears, Cousins participated in non-starters scrimmage at Warriors practice but did not look…

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Steve Kerr says Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins haven’t been cleared for on court activities yet

When the Golden State Warriors hit the court for game one of the Western Conference Finals, DeMarcus Cousins nor Kevin Durant will be in their lineup.  Both All-Stars suffered potential injuries that initially looked like they could keep them out an extended period of time. Cousins suffered a partially torn quadriceps when he was chasing down a loose ball in game 2 of the Warriors’ first round playoff series against the Clippers. When Durant grabbed his lower leg after turning up court after hitting a jump shot, fears of a…

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DeMarcus Cousins’ Quad Injury Diagnosed as Tear

According to reports from The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, the leg injury that Demarcus Cousins suffered last night in the Warriors’ shocking game 2 loss was a torn left quadriceps muscles. Charania also adds that Cousins and the team will see how the injury responds to two weeks of rehab since he does not need surgery before they will have to officially rule him out for the remainder of the playoffs. It is another tough break for Cousins, who was seeing his first postseason action of his career this…

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DeMarcus Cousins reportedly signs with Puma

Puma is certainly not resting on it laurels. As they have re-entered the basketball footwear space, Puma has hit the ground running, signing 2018 NBA lottery picks DeAndre Ayton (1), Marvin Bagley III (2), Kevin Knox (9), and Michael Porter Jr. (14) and first rounder Zaire Smith (16). The brand also added NBA vets Rudy Gay, Terry Rozier and Puma is also making inroads in the WNBA, signing star player Skylar Diggins-Smith. It appears that Puma could be in the midst of making another notable addition to their roster. According…

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DeMarcus Cousins dunks in latest workout video

In DeMarcus Cousins’ last workout video, it showed him effortless draining three point shots. The latest video he posted ha him going through a variety of drills, most ball handling, with some shooting footage from the last video spliced in. He does dunk a few times, but he does appear a bit hobbled and his lower body movements appear stiff as he moves around on the court. It seems that the Warriors timetable for bringing him along slowly seems a lot more plausible and him being back before January seems…

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