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Last season, he averaged a career high in shots from distance and converted a respectable 36.9 percent on catch-and-shoot three-pointers.
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He’s clearly not the smartest guy you’ll find on or off the court, and he already tends to react very poorly to different situations on the floor and lose his temper in concerning fashion. Like those versatile scorers, Cousins can hit the three-point shot with touch and consistency. The entryway opens up onto a three-story tall window that frames views of the pools. The finished product is a massive L-shaped tank replacing what was once the living room mini-bar. Though Cousins proved capable of creating his own shot, he was at his best when crashing the glass. Going from one of the top programs in college basketball to one of the worst teams in the NBA has to be discouraging for a player, but ultimately this is on Cousins’ shoulders more than anyone. He asked us like five times if we were being serious. After Tuesday’s shootaround, Warriors coach Steve Kerr told reporters that Cousins remains on track to suit up for Friday’s game. Cary Edmondson, USA TODAY Sports Fullscreen 2013: Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) reacts after a play against the Memphis Grizzlies. He’s about to turn 42, now in his 21st season, and he doesn’t jump quite like the guy being shown on overhead screens.
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We all want each other to succeed.” If Golden State scores big with a healthy Cousins, credit Santa Cruz with the assist. Cousins ranked among the top four in personal fouls for the fourth straight season and picked up a league-high 16 technicals. For now, it seems safe to assume the big man will make his season debut in late January. But even if the Warriors’ greatness ultimately emerges, it is largely because of that greatness that upper-tier teams across the league have aggressively upgraded their rosters.Assuming they can get healthy by the playoffs (that might be a reckless assumption), they could very well be Golden State’s biggest threat again, at least in the West. There’s still plenty of time for Cousins to turn things around at just 20 years old, and while it may be unfair to put such high expectations on a player this young, it’s somewhat deserving given where he was taken in the draft combined with how productive a player he was at the collegiate level. Looking at Synergy Sports Technology’s quantified statistics paints an accurate picture of the story. Bill Streicher, USA TODAY Sports Fullscreen Nov. 28: Thunder forward Paul George rises up for a one-handed slam during the second half against the Cavaliers in Oklahoma City.