DeMarcus Cousins RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jalen Rose: ‘Joakim Noah Is A Better Replacement For DeMarcus Cousins Than Dwight Howard’

    Fadeaway World "Albeit Dwight Howard is seen as the favorite player to replace injured DeMarcus Cousins on the Los Angeles Lakers’ roster, some people don’t believe D-12 is the best option for the Purple and Gold. One of those is Jalen Rose, who doesn’t seem Howard as the right fit..." August 21

  • How much money has DeMarcus Cousins lost through major injuries?

    Clutch Points "DeMarcus Cousins has lost his share of dollar bills through the course of the past two years — life-changing amounts of money for an NBA player that was looking to cash in on his first time as a free agent. The Demise Of Carmelo Anthony: From NBA Superstar To Unwanted..." August 21

  • Lakers Shouldn’t Rush to Add DeMarcus Cousins’ Replacement

    Heavy "With the unfortunate injury to DeMarcus Cousins, the Lakers now find themselves exceptionally thin in the big man department. While JaVale McGee should be expected to take on a larger role, the Lakers would ideally like to land another center to help keep Anthony Davis playing the bulk of his..." August 20

  • NBA Rumors: If History Is Any Indication, DeMarcus Cousins Could Have Played His Last Game In The NBA

    Inquisitr "DeMarcus Cousins may have played his final minute in the NBA after his latest devastating injury. The Los Angeles Lakers big man is in danger of missing the upcoming season after suffering an ACL tear, suffering the injury while going through offseason conditioning in Las Vegas. The..." August 16

  • How Can The Lakers Replace DeMarcus Cousins?

    Dime Magazine "The Los Angeles Lakers’ title aspirations took a big hit on Thursday, when it was reported that All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins had suffered an ACL tear. While it was probably unrealistic to expect Cousins to return to his All-Star form next season, there was hope that he’d..." August 16

  • What's Next for Los Angeles Lakers After Losing DeMarcus Cousins to Torn ACL?

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Lakers frontcourt took a hit Thursday with the news that center DeMarcus Cousins suffered a significant knee injury in an offseason workout. Per Shams Charania of The Athletic, Cousins suffered a torn ACL. Cousins was a key signing..." August 16

  • Video shows DeMarcus Cousins suffered torn ACL on non-contact play

    TMZ "TMZ Sports has obtained video of DeMarcus Cousins' devastating ACL injury ... showing the NBA superstar screaming and falling to the court after attempting a routine layup. The 29-year-old L.A. Lakers All-Star was practicing in Las Vegas on Monday ... when his knee gave out while..." August 15

  • Steve Kerr on Demarcus Cousins’ injury: ‘I’m devastated’

    Sportsnaut "The NBA world received some horrible news early on Thursday with reports that former All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins suffered yet another serious leg injury. According to multiple reports that have since been confirmed by Cousins’ camp, the injury-plagued big man suffered a..." August 15

  • DeMarcus Cousins out indefinitely with torn ACL "Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, according to his agent Jeff Schwartz who told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The Lakers big man suffered the injury while working out in Las Vegas on Monday. According to Wojnarowski and Shams..." August 15

  • Lakers DeMarcus Cousins Has Reportedly Suffered A Torn ACL

    The Spun "Los Angeles Lakers new big man DeMarcus Cousins has reportedly suffered a torn ACL injury ahead of the 2019-20 season. NBA insider Shams Charania broke the unfortunate news. “Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins has suffered a torn ACL in his knee, league sources..." August 15

  • Report: DeMarcus Cousins suffers possible knee injury working out

    Yahoo! Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers may have already lost one of their most promising free-agent signings before the season even started. DeMarcus Cousins reportedly injured his knee while working out Monday, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The severity of the..." August 15

  • Klay Thompson on DeMarcus Cousins: ‘I know he’s going to be a huge asset for the Lakers’

    Newark Star-Ledger "Standing 6-11, 270 pounds, DeMarcus Cousins is a huge asset in general. But former Golden State Warriors teammate Klay Thompson believes the four-time All-Star could be huge for the Los Angeles Lakers in an on-court capacity, as well. Thompson revealed to Arash Markazi of The Los..." August 06

  • Making the case for DeMarcus Cousins to start alongside Anthony Davis for the Lakers

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers will be entering this upcoming season with what many may consider to be somewhat of a contingency lineup. They took their shot (and failed) on Kawhi Leonard, and in truth, it’s hard to blame them for giving it a go. However, the problem is that in the process, the..." July 28

  • DeMarcus Cousins says offseason is ‘one for the books’, nothing like it has happened ever

    Clutch Points "It is without question that we were all blessed with one of the greatest offseasons of all time. New Los Angeles Lakers recruit DeMarcus Cousins could not agree more, as he has gone out to say that this year’s edition of the offseason has been “one for the..." July 20

  • DeMarcus Cousins used to trash talk Warriors’ Alen Smailagic

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Alen Smailagic spent the 2018-19 season with the G League's Santa Cruz Warriors, and says he learned a new English word from former Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins while the former All-Star was there for a rehab assignment. In a recent profile from The Athletic, the 18-year-old..." July 14

  • Lakers big man DeMarcus Cousins says quad injury is 100 percent healed, sets lofty goal for himself next season

    CBS Sports "DeMarcus Cousins signed another one-year deal this offseason -- this time with the Los Angeles Lakers -- and he's setting some lofty goals for himself as he plays for his fourth NBA team in the past four seasons. His goal for the 2019-20 season? To play 82 games --..." July 11

  • DeMarcus Cousins already looking skinny this summer

    Larry Brown Sports "DeMarcus Cousins has battled injuries over the past two years that have destroyed his value as a free agent, and it would appear the big man is committed to being in better shape entering next season. Cousins, who recently signed a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, looks like..." July 11

  • DeMarcus Cousins wants to play 82 games next season

    247 Sports "DeMarcus Cousins only got $3.5 million to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason. That is a paltry salary for a former All-Star, but Cousins has such a long history of injuries that teams were simply afraid to make a long-term investment in him financially. Cousins tore his..." July 11

  • DeMarcus Cousins Wanted To Play With Anthony Davis Again Because They ‘Made Each Other Better’

    Dime Magazine "The first five minutes of free agency this summer was absolute pandemonium, and things only got wilder and more confounding as the week pressed on. The NBA landscape underwent a seismic shift — both literal and figurative — as more superstars switched teams in a shorter period than..." July 11

  • Lakers’ DeMarcus Cousins Reveals Change From No. 0

    Hot New Hip Hop "DeMarcus Cousins will get a fresh start in the 2019-20 NBA season, as he recently signed a one-year, $3.5 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, following his lone season with the Golden State Warriors. Cousins, who has battled injuries ever since tearing his achilles in January 2018,..." July 09

  • Can DeMarcus Cousins get back to relevance with the Los Angeles Lakers?

    Clutch Points "There was a time when Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins was viewed as one of the best players in all of basketball. He was a 28 and 12 guy who could beat you up in the post, step out and make three-pointers and create for his teammates. But now, Cousins has reached a point..." July 08

  • The Lakers’ key to cohesiveness this season might be DeMarcus Cousins

    Los Angeles Times "The big decisions for the Clippers in free agency were a breeze. Kawhi Leonard was the plan, and if it took getting Paul George to secure him, it was fairly easy for the Clippers to do whatever it took to get that done. The Lakers’ choices, though, were much tougher and..." July 08

  • DeMarcus Cousins Has Chance to Regain Star Status With the Lakers

    The Big Lead "DeMarcus Cousins didn’t see free agency going like this. After a solid — albeit short — season with the Golden State Warriors, Cousins was expecting to ink a big contract this summer. With a tepid market out there, Boogie opted to bet on himself, agreeing to a one-year deal..." July 07

  • Lakers Can Still Sign DeMarcus Cousins

    Heavy "It is a disappointing day for L.A. Lakers fans who not only lost out on Kawhi Leonard, but the All-Star will be playing in the same building for their in-town rival. The Lakers could rebound by making a run at DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins. ESPN’s Bobby Marks reported that the..." July 06

  • Lakers To Sign DeMarcus Cousins

    The Score "The Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a one-year deal with former All-Star DeMarcus Cousins, his agent told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Continuing to fill out the roster around LeBron James and Anthony Davis, the Lakers are also re-signing Rajon Rondo to a two-year deal,..." July 06

  • Miami Heat were also interested in signing DeMarcus Cousins

    Clutch Points "DeMarcus Cousins has had a roller coaster ride over the last couple of seasons. After signing with the Golden State Warriors and rehabbing a good portion of last season from a torn Achilles, Cousins returned only to suffer a quad injury in the playoffs. He was able to come back for the NBA..." July 06

  • DeMarcus Cousins recruitment billboard to Spurs pops up in San Antonio

    Clutch Points "Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins is still in the market, but one team — at least the players and its fans — seems interested in signing him. San Antonio Spurs fans put up a billboard in Texas recruiting Boogie to the Spurs. The perpetrator of this billboard,..." July 05

  • NBA free agency rumors: DeMarcus Cousins waiting to see what Lakers do

    NBC Sports Bay Area "A year and two days after he shocked the NBA by agreeing to a contract with the Warriors, former Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins remains on the market. Cousins reportedly spoke with San Antonio Spurs wing DeMar DeRozan and “some star players of other teams,” according..." July 05

  • NBA Rumors: 5 Best Destinations For DeMarcus Cousins

    Fadeaway World "It’s been almost a week since free agency started and, according to the latest reports, there are still no takers for DeMarcus Cousins, up to the point where he even changed his agent on the brink of his slow market. Everybody’s underestimating Cousins right now and they..." July 05

  • Should Heat sign DeMarcus Cousins?

    Hot Hot Hoops "Just after the Miami Heat traded Hassan Whiteside, some have wondered if Miami should go after another mercurial center — DeMarcus Cousins. Cousins signed a one-year, $5.3 million contract with the Golden State Warriors last year. He was..." July 04

  • Interim Wizards GM Tommy Sheppard recently spoke with DeMarcus Cousins in Las Vegas

    Clutch Points "It’s been three days since NBA free agency opened, and one of the bigger names who remain without a team at this point is former All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins. He played for the Golden State Warriors last season, but it doesn’t look like the team is interested in re-signing..." July 04

  • Three Teams That Should Take a Chance on DeMarcus Cousins

    The Big Lead "With free agency in full bloom, the market for DeMarcus Cousins has not lived up to expectations. With four days having passed since the start of free agency, Cousins’ market appears to be weaker than expected. According to ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski, the market..." July 03

  • DeMarcus Cousins could have to settle for minimum contract

    Sportsnaut "How the mighty have fallen. It was just 18 months ago that former All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins was looking at north of $200 million in free agency. We already know what has transpired since. Cousins suffered a torn Achilles as a member of the New Orleans Pelicans back in..." July 03

  • DeMarcus Cousins fires longtime agent as he searches for new team

    New York Post "Days after NBA free agency opened, DeMarcus Cousins still doesn’t have a new team, but he does have a new agent. Cousins changed representation from Jarinn Akana to Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports, per the New York Times’ Marc Stein, presumably a result of his..." July 03

  • Report: Spurs’ DeMar DeRozan has been in contact with DeMarcus Cousins

    Clutch Points "With the free-agent frenzy now in full swing, Golden State Warriors big man DeMarcus Cousins is still one of the few big names still available on the market. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, there are some teams intrigued by Cousins, and he has actually been contact..." July 03

  • 3 Reasons Why The Lakers Should Sign DeMarcus Cousins

    Fadeaway World "According to WOJ per ESPN, there does not seem to be a market for DeMarcus Cousins. Despite a few hiccups in terms of his health, Cousins was a formidable 4th option for the Warriors. This past season his technicals were down as he definitely experienced growth. Cousins falls into the..." July 03

  • Sources: Mavs do not plan bid on Boogie Cousins in Free Agency

    247 Sports "The Dallas Mavericks entered into the NBA free agency with needs across the board, perhaps the most glaring of which being in the frontcourt, where 23-year-old Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis seemingly stands alone as a starting-caliber big man.  Despite that assumption,..." July 03

  • NBA Rumors: L.A. Lakers Remain ‘Top Option’ For DeMarcus Cousins In 2019 Free Agency

    Inquisitr "Last summer, All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins took a huge pay cut to join the star-studded Golden State Warriors with the hope of winning his first NBA championship title and rebuilding his value. Unfortunately, things didn’t go as Cousins expected. Aside from failing to take home the..." July 02

  • Why DeMarcus Cousins could re-sign with the Warriors in free agency

    NBC Sports Bay Area "DeMarcus Cousins became an unrestricted free agent on Sunday, and he still is available on the open market. The Knicks reportedly contemplated giving Boogie a "considerable" one-year contract if they missed out on Kevin Durant. Well, they lost the KD..." July 02

  • DeMarcus Cousins reportedly has no market in free agency

    Larry Brown Sports "DeMarcus Cousins joined the Golden State Warriors on a one-year deal last summer hoping to prove he was recovered from an Achilles injury before cashing in on a massive free agent contract, but to say things did not go as planned would be an understatement. Now, the big man may be looking for..." July 02

  • NBA Rumors: Why DeMarcus Cousins Considering Celtics Appears Unlikely

    NESN "The Boston Celtics still need some frontcourt help, and DeMarcus Cousins needs a place to play. Sounds like a perfect match, right? Well, let’s pump the brakes. Cousins is coming off a one-year stint with the Golden State Warriors, which he spent a good chunk of..." July 02

  • Lakers May Have Free Agency Path to Stealing DeMarcus Cousins

    Heavy "Coming off a rehab year after his Achilles’ tear, the injury bug wasn’t kind to DeMarcus Cousins as he suffered another setback by tearing his quad in the playoffs. While Cousins would return to action later in the Warriors playoff run, he wouldn’t look quite the..." July 02

  • NBA Rumors: Two Teams Expected To Meet With DeMarcus Cousins

    Fadeaway World "In the first day and a half of free agency, we have seen more deals and contracts than we could have imagined. The number of stars available is quickly dwindling, but there is one name that has yet to be signed: DeMarcus Cousins. The 28-year-old star had a roller-coaster season for..." July 02

  • DeMarcus Cousins open to Kings reunion, but team isn't

    NBC Sports Bay Area "With forward Harrison Barnes just about signed, sealed and delivered, the biggest item on the Sacramento Kings' free agent to-do list is a starting center. The names at the top of the list are Al Horford and Dewayne Dedmon, a league source has confirmed to NBC Sports..." June 30

  • Knicks weighing 'considerable' one-year offer for DeMarcus Cousins if they miss on Kevin Durant, report says

    CBS Sports "The New York Knicks have gone from the perceived front-runner to sign Kevin Durantto perhaps the biggest long shot among teams with the means to do so. That could quickly change if Kyrie Irving chooses the Knicks, but the leader to land him remains the Brooklyn..." June 27

  • NBA Rumors: DeMarcus Cousins Is ‘On The Knicks’ Radar’ Ahead Of Free Agency Period

    Inquisitr "After suffering a quad injury in the first round of this year’s NBA playoffs, Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins wasn’t quite able to rebuild his market value like many league observers had expected. Still, he put up good numbers in limited playing time in the 2018-19..." June 26

  • Blake Griffin calls DeMarcus Cousins ‘soft,’ Boogie responds

    Sportsnaut "The NBA offseason is officially here, ladies and gentlemen. Here’s your evidence: Blake Griffin and DeMarcus Cousins got into a Twitter spat on Monday. It all started when Griffin called out Cousins as being as soft as Charmin toilet paper. June 24

  • Could DeMarcus Cousins reunite with Anthony Davis on the Lakers?

    Clutch Points "Back in the 2016-17 season, the New Orleans Pelicans traded for superstar center DeMarcus Cousins, forming a devastating duo with Anthony Davis. Sadly, the two didn’t get to spend much time on the court together. After trading for Cousins at the All-Star break, the Pelicans..." June 23

  • Four Most Overrated NBA Free Agents

    The Big Lead "The 2019 NBA free agency class is one of the strongest in recent memory. Although the NBA Finals is still in full swing, free agency rumors are swirling as the June 30th start date rapidly approaches. Among the top-tier free agents include the likes of Kevin..." June 18

  • 'I Doubt He Gets What He Wants': What's DeMarcus Cousins Worth Now?

    Bleacher Report "You didn't need a background in coaching to notice the play that carried the Toronto Raptors to their title-clinching win. It was simple, yet it had also given the Golden State Warriors fits all series, and never more so than in the second half of Game 6. The Raptors ran it over..." June 18