DeMarcus Cousins RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lakers teammates praise DeMarcus Cousins despite absence due to injury

    Clutch Points "Despite suffering an unfortunate offseason injury, DeMarcus Cousins has been a helpful cog for the Los Angeles Lakers, a valuable one to say the least. The 6-foot-11 giant tore his ACL shortly after being signed by the team, forcing them to acquire Dwight Howard to reinforce their depth at the..." November 26

  • Charges Dropped Against DeMarcus Cousins

    Hoops Rumors "Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins had charges of third-degree harassing communications against him dropped and a misdemeanor case dismissed, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports. The case involved a misdemeanor domestic violence charge involving an alleged..." November 22

  • Lakers have not ruled out possibility of DeMarcus Cousins returning this season

    Bleacher Report "Despite suffering a torn ACL in August, DeMarcus Cousins could play for the Los Angeles Lakers in 2019-20. Head coach Frank Vogel said Sunday the team hasn't "closed the door" on a return at some point this season, per Dave McMenamin of..." October 28

  • NBA Denies Facilitating Surrender of DeMarcus Cousins in Domestic Violence Case

    Sports Gossip "Lakers big man DeMarcus Cousins faces a third-degree domestic violence charge stemming from a threatening Aug. 23rd phone call he allegedly made to the mother of his child, but the warrant on the misdemeanor charge has never been served. Cousins’ ex-girlfriend, Christy West,..." October 02

  • NBA Facilitating DeMarcus Cousins' Surrender In Domestic Violence Case, Police Say

    TMZ "Our NBA sources are adamant no one at the league office reached out to the Mobile Police Department. A Mobile PD spokesperson told us the NBA previously reached out regarding DeMarcus Cousins turning himself in to police. NBA officials are working with the Mobile Police..." October 01

  • Los Angeles Lakers still want to integrate DeMarcus Cousins into team culture

    Heavy "The past few seasons have been tough for DeMarcus Cousins. First going down at the hands of a brutal Achilles’ injury, only to follow that up with a torn quad and now a torn ACL, Cousins has suffered three major lower-body injuries in a span of fewer than two years. Once..." September 23

  • Lakers granted $1.75 million disabled player exception in light of DeMarcus Cousins ACL tear

    Silver Screen And Roll "The Los Angeles Lakers have been granted the disabled player exception, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic, effectively ending DeMarcus Cousins’ season. The team applied for the exception earlier this month following the news that Cousins tore his..." September 19

  • Releasing DeMarcus Cousins was always on the table for Lakers after ACL injury

    Clutch Points "According to Eric Pincus of Bleacher Report, releasing DeMarcus Cousins was always on the table for the Los Angeles Lakers after the center tore his left ACL in a pick-up game in Las Vegas. Cousins, who signed a one-year deal with the Lakers in free agency this offseason, will miss..." September 10

  • Lakers Apply For DPE For DeMarcus Cousins

    Hoops Rumors "The Lakers have applied for a disabled player exception to replace DeMarcus Cousins, league sources tell Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). If it’s approved by the NBA, the exception would be worth $1.75MM. As we outline in our glossary entry on the disabled player..." September 09

  • DeMarcus Cousins’ Ex On Why She Wouldn’t Allow Son To Attend His Wedding

    Total Pro Sports "Things are starting to get a lot more clearer since that damning video dropped. In Late August, DeMarcus Cousins’ baby mama released an audio of him threatening to shoot her because she didn’t allow their son to attend his wedding. “I’m a ask you this..." September 05

  • NBA Rumors: DeMarcus Cousins unable to fly to Alabama to turn himself over to police because of ACL surgery

    TMZ "DeMarcus Cousins is facing a major obstacle in his domestic violence case -- he just underwent knee surgery and is unable to fly to Alabama to turn himself into police, TMZ Sports has learned. As we previously reported, the Mobile Police Dept. confirmed a..." August 30

  • Police issue arrest warrant for Lakers' DeMarcus Cousins

    ESPN "An arrest warrant for Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge has been issued in Mobile, Alabama. The Mobile municipal court website lists a third-degree harassing communications charge against Cousins, but no other..." August 29

  • Ex-GF seeks restraining order against DeMarcus Cousins

    ESPN "A former girlfriend of DeMarcus Cousins is seeking a restraining order against him after she said in court documents and a police report obtained by TMZ that the Los Angeles Lakers center threatened her and has previously choked her. Christy West, according to TMZ, alleges that..." August 27

  • The Lakers Are Investigating The Alleged Audio Of DeMarcus Cousins Threatening The Mother Of His Child

    Dime Magazine "As TMZ reported early on Tuesday, Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins allegedly called his 7-year-old son’s mother, Christy West, to try and get his son to his wedding in Atlanta this past weekend. West said no, and audio of the alleged conversation between the two was obtained by..." August 27

  • Video Leaks of DeMarcus Cousins Allegedly Threatening to Kill Baby Mama Before His Wedding

    Total Pro Sports "This is just not a good look. DeMarcus Cousins is having a terrible summer. After an extreme high of being signed by the Los Angeles Lakers, the big man would go on to tear his ACL and end his 2019-2020 season before it ever began. His smile would return when he..." August 27

  • Matt Barnes says DeMarcus Cousins was dancing, in good spirits at wedding despite ACL injury

    TMZ "DeMarcus Cousins didn't let a torn ACL hold him back on the biggest day of his life ... so says Matt Barnes, who tells TMZ Sports the NBA superstar was dancing and in great spirits at his wedding over the weekend!!! The 29-year-old Lakers center married his longtime girlfriend,..." August 26

  • DeMarcus Cousins Got Married

    Heavy "DeMarcus Cousins married his fiance Morgan Lang on Saturday. Lang and Cousins have been together for at least three years and got engaged last summer. Lang is the owner of the Mobile, Alabama-based clothing line, Body Lang Boutique. The company sells jumpsuits, dresses,..." August 25

  • Steve Nash Believes DeMarcus Cousins Can Make Full Recovery From ACL Injury

    Complex "DeMarcus Cousins will miss significant time once again after suffering a torn ACL this offseason. While some people are doubtful about Boogie's career, Steve Nash has faith in Cousins.  "He shouldn't retire," Nash told TMZ. "He's still a young guy...." August 24

  • 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

    NBA.com "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