De Marcus Cousins did something Tuesday night that only Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Elgin Baylor and Oscar Robertson had done before him — record a 40-point, 20-rebound, 10-assist NBA game.
De Marcus Cousins spent six and a half seasons in Sacramento after being drafted 5th overall in 2010, and while he developed into one of the NBA’s elite centers on the floor, the Kings lost 49 games or more every season and his personal performances were often overshadowed by controversy. I was a fool.” Cousins is putting up gaudy numbers so far through four games with the Pelicans this season, averaging 31 points and 12 rebounds a game.
It’s how they internally managed negotiations with the Kings, who ultimately sent Cousins to the Pelicans.
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He is also a two-time gold medal winner as a member of the United States national team, winning his first in 2014 at the FIBA Basketball World Cup and his second in 2016 at the Rio Olympics.
Cousins led Le Flore to the Alabama class 6A Final Four against Hillcrest that beat Austin High School to progress to the state championship; falling short to future college teammate Eric Bledsoe and Parker High School.