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Nuggets plan to maintain DeMarcus Cousins for remainder of season?

The Denver Nuggets plan to signal four-time All-Star heart DeMarcus Cousins to a rest-of-season contract, in accordance with Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Cousins, 31, signed with the Nuggets on a 10-day contract in January and later signed two extra 10-day contracts with Denver. Usually, a participant is allowed to signal solely two 10-day contracts with any given group, however the NBA prolonged that restrict to a few through a “hardship” exception.

In eight appearances with Denver, Cousins has averaged 13.1 minutes with 6.1 factors and 6.3 rebounds. The Nuggets are sixth within the Western Convention with a 33-25 file, however have been with out 6-10 ahead Michael Porter Jr. since November as a consequence of a again harm that required surgical procedure.

Cousins earned 4 straight All-Star nods between 2015 and 2018 throughout his time with the Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans. In 2019 after a stint with the Golden State Warriors, Cousins signed a one-year take care of the Los Angeles Lakers, however tore his ACL within the offseason and by no means performed a sport with Los Angeles.

Since then, Cousins has struggled to stay on an NBA roster and has performed 66 complete video games over two seasons with the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, and Nuggets.

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