DeMarcus Cousins is putting up statistics that led commissioner Adam Silver to believe that he was a worthy injury replacement for Kobe Bryant on the Western Conference All-Star squad.
He was at it again on Tuesday during Sacramento’s blowout loss to the Warriors, at least in terms of his defense. Here we have Cousins remaining motionless as his man sprints to the rim, where Stephen Curry finds him for an alley-oop off of a sideline out of bounds play.
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Sacramento did lose by 25, and it’s unclear what the time and score were at the time of this play. But this is (at least) the second time this season Cousins has quit on his teammates, which makes you wonder if Adam Silver regrets choosing him over Damian Lillard for that open All-Star spot.
[via John Schuhmann of NBA.com]