DeMarcus Cousins received ‘zero offers’ from other National Basketball Association teams

04 July, 2018, 02:58 | Author: Isabel Grant
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DeMarcus Cousins is signing with the Golden State Warriors in a stunning free agency move. That caused an unhappy, just-give-them-the-trophy-now reaction among more than a few National Basketball Association fans when they learned of the Cousins news, and they were not alone.

Cousins couldn't fully know how that injury would change the market for his services until free agency began. Cousins joins Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green on a team that will have more star power than any in National Basketball Association history. The 27-year-old Cousins played in New Orleans for coach Alvin Gentry, a top assistant for Steve Kerr when the Golden State won the 2015 championship - the franchise's first title in 40 years - and still a close friend and confidant of Golden State's head coach. That slide should end with Durant, Curry, Green, Thompson, Andre Iguodala and Cousins potentially worth that many wins above replacement themselves (17) by themselves based on last year's performance - and that was with Curry missing 31 games due to injury and Cousins missing 34.

Adding Cousins, though, is not the same as All-Star forward Kevin Durant coming on board as a free agent two years ago, even though public reaction via social media has portrayed it that way.

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Sources say Cousins may not play in an actual game until around Christmas. Sports book BetmyBookie wildly overreacted to LeBron James agreeing to a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers and briefly made the Lakers the favorites to win the title early Monday.

In terms of how he fits in off the court, while Cousins can be volatile, the Warriors have a strong culture that can withstand potential turbulence. For reference, the Warriors led the league with 110.4 points in 2017-18. One of the best players in the league.

Knicks' Enes Kanter showed off some impressive editing skills by photoshopping NBA Commissioner Nate Silver in a Warriors jersey, while Cleveland big man Larry Nance Jr tweeted a gif summing up the feelings of many of his colleagues. He can't hold on to the ball as long as he has with other teams, either - his average time of possession is 2.6 seconds, nearly double the time of Bell (1.7) and Pachulia (1.5) in 2017-18.



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