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DeMarcus Cousins

27-Year-Old       New Orleans Pelicans

2017-18 NBA Stats

PTS

31.5

REB

12.5

AST

3.5

STL

1.5

BLK

4.0

2017-18 NBA ROS Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

After six years in Sacramento, relations between the organization and Cousins finally soured and he was traded to the Pelicans at the trade deadline following 55 games with the Kings. Prior to the trade, Cousins had averaged 27.8 points, 10.6 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 1.3 block...

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HT: 6' 11"   WT: 270 lbs   DOB: 8/13/1990  College: Kentucky   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #5 Overall in 2010   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a four-year, $65.61 million contract extension with the Kings in September of 2013. Contract runs through the end of the 2017-18 season. Traded to the Pelicans in February of 2017.

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Cousins totaled 28 points (9-21 FG, 3-9 3Pt, 7-8 FT), 10 rebounds, seven blocks, and two assists in 38 minutes during Wednesday's 103-91 loss to the Grizzlies.

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DeMarcus Cousins NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2010-11 19 SAC 81 28.5 14.1 8.6 2.5 1.0 0.8 0.0 43.0 68.7 3.3 2.7 6.0 0.2 16.7 5.3 12.4 3.4 5.0
2011-12 20 SAC 64 30.5 18.1 11.0 1.6 1.5 1.2 0.0 44.8 70.2 2.7 4.1 6.8 0.2 14.3 7.0 15.6 4.1 5.8
2012-13 21 SAC 75 30.5 17.1 9.9 2.7 1.4 0.7 0.1 46.5 73.8 3.0 3.0 7.0 0.3 18.2 6.4 13.8 4.2 5.6
2013-14 22 SAC 71 32.4 22.7 11.7 2.9 1.5 1.3 0.0 49.6 72.6 3.5 3.1 8.6 0.1 0.0 8.3 16.8 6.1 8.4
2014-15 23 SAC 59 34.1 24.1 12.7 3.6 1.5 1.7 0.0 46.7 78.2 4.3 3.1 9.5 0.1 25.0 8.4 18.1 7.2 9.2
2015-16 24 SAC 65 34.6 26.9 11.5 3.3 1.6 1.4 1.1 45.1 71.8 3.8 2.4 9.1 3.2 33.3 9.2 20.5 7.3 10.2
2016-17 25 NOP 17 33.8 24.4 12.4 3.9 1.5 1.1 2.1 45.2 77.7 3.6 2.2 10.2 5.6 37.5 8.4 18.5 5.5 7.1
2016-17 25 SAC 55 34.4 27.8 10.6 4.8 1.4 1.3 1.7 45.2 77.0 3.8 2.1 8.5 4.9 35.6 9.2 20.3 7.7 10.0
2016-17 25 NOP/SAC 72 34.2 27.0 11.0 4.6 1.4 1.3 1.8 45.2 77.2 3.7 2.1 8.9 5.0 36.1 9.0 19.9 7.2 9.3
2017-18 26 NOP 2 35.5 31.5 12.5 3.5 1.5 4.0 3.0 46.5 81.0 5.0 3.0 9.5 8.0 37.5 10.0 21.5 8.5 10.5
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DeMarcus Cousins NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 2 35.5 31.5 12.0 3.5 2.0 3.5 3.0 45.5 81.0 5.0 3.0 9.0 8.5 35.3 10.0 22.0 8.5 10.5
Last 14 Days 2 35.5 31.5 12.0 3.5 2.0 3.5 3.0 45.5 81.0 5.0 3.0 9.0 8.5 35.3 10.0 22.0 8.5 10.5
Last 30 Days 2 35.5 31.5 12.0 3.5 2.0 3.5 3.0 45.5 81.0 5.0 3.0 9.0 8.5 35.3 10.0 22.0 8.5 10.5

 

2017-18 NBA Game Log   DeMarcus Cousins
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Oct 20 GSW 120-128 33 35 14 5 4 0 6 11 23 10 13 3 8 4 10 5
Oct 18 @MEM 103-91 38 28 10 2 0 7 4 9 21 7 8 3 9 2 8 4
DeMarcus Cousins Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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DeMarcus Cousins – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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True Shooting Percentage

60.3%

True Shooting % in 2017-18

In 2017-18, DeMarcus Cousins has a true shooting percentage of 60.3%.

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DeMarcus Cousins NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2010-11 19 SAC 81 36.0 17.8 10.9 3.2 1.3 1.1 0.0 43.0 68.7 4.2 3.4 7.5 0.3 16.7 6.7 15.7 4.3 6.3
2011-12 20 SAC 64 36.0 21.4 13.0 1.9 1.7 1.4 0.0 44.8 70.2 3.1 4.9 8.1 0.3 14.3 8.3 18.4 4.8 6.9
2012-13 21 SAC 75 36.0 20.1 11.7 3.1 1.7 0.9 0.1 46.5 73.8 3.5 3.5 8.2 0.3 18.2 7.6 16.3 4.9 6.7
2013-14 22 SAC 71 36.0 25.3 13.0 3.2 1.7 1.4 0.0 49.6 72.6 3.9 3.4 9.6 0.1 0.0 9.3 18.7 6.8 9.3
2014-15 23 SAC 59 36.0 25.4 13.4 3.8 1.6 1.8 0.0 46.7 78.2 4.5 3.3 10.1 0.1 25.0 8.9 19.1 7.6 9.7
2015-16 24 SAC 65 36.0 28.0 12.0 3.4 1.6 1.5 1.1 45.1 71.8 4.0 2.5 9.4 3.4 33.3 9.6 21.3 7.6 10.6
2016-17 25 NOP 17 36.0 26.0 13.2 4.1 1.6 1.2 2.3 45.2 77.7 3.9 2.3 10.9 6.0 37.5 8.9 19.7 5.9 7.6
2016-17 25 SAC 55 36.0 29.1 11.1 5.1 1.4 1.4 1.8 45.2 77.0 3.9 2.2 8.9 5.1 35.6 9.6 21.3 8.1 10.5
2016-17 25 NOP/SAC 72 36.0 28.4 11.6 4.8 1.5 1.4 1.9 45.2 77.2 3.9 2.2 9.4 5.3 36.1 9.4 20.9 7.6 9.8
2017-18 26 NOP 2 36.0 31.9 12.7 3.5 1.5 4.1 3.0 46.5 81.0 5.1 3.0 9.6 8.1 37.5 10.1 21.8 8.6 10.6
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DeMarcus Cousins NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2010-11 19 SAC 81 2309 1143 699 204 85 68 3 43.0 68.7 268 217 482 18 16.7 432 1004 276 402
2011-12 20 SAC 64 1950 1160 703 102 93 75 2 44.8 70.2 170 265 438 14 14.3 448 999 262 373
2012-13 21 SAC 75 2289 1280 746 199 108 55 4 46.5 73.8 225 222 524 22 18.2 482 1036 312 423
2013-14 22 SAC 71 2298 1614 831 207 109 91 0 49.6 72.6 251 218 613 7 0.0 591 1191 432 595
2014-15 23 SAC 59 2013 1421 747 210 90 103 2 46.7 78.2 254 185 562 8 25.0 498 1066 423 541
2015-16 24 SAC 65 2246 1748 747 214 101 92 70 45.1 71.8 249 158 589 210 33.3 601 1332 476 663
2016-17 25 NOP 17 574 414 211 66 25 19 36 45.2 77.7 62 37 174 96 37.5 142 314 94 121
2016-17 25 SAC 55 1891 1528 583 266 75 74 95 45.2 77.0 207 115 468 267 35.6 505 1118 423 549
2016-17 25 NOP/SAC 72 2465 1942 794 332 100 93 131 45.2 77.2 269 152 642 363 36.1 647 1432 517 670
2017-18 26 NOP 2 71 63 25 7 3 8 6 46.5 81.0 10 6 19 16 37.5 20 43 17 21
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DeMarcus Cousins NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2010-11 19 SAC 81 28.5 48.4 43.2 12.3 16.2 0.8 15.2
2011-12 20 SAC 64 30.5 49.9 44.9 7.1 11.8 0.6 20.3
2012-13 21 SAC 75 30.5 52.4 46.7 12.1 13.7 0.9 20.0
2013-14 22 SAC 71 32.4 55.5 49.6 10.8 13.1 0.8 25.9
2014-15 23 SAC 59 34.1 54.5 46.8 11.9 14.4 0.8 27.6
2015-16 24 SAC 65 34.6 53.8 47.7 10.3 11.9 0.9 26.7
2016-17 25 NOP 17 33.8 56.4 51.0 13.3 12.5 1.1 27.9
2016-17 25 SAC 55 34.4 56.2 49.4 14.5 11.3 1.3 28.7
2016-17 25 NOP/SAC 72 34.2 56.2 49.8 14.3 11.6 1.2 28.5
2017-18 26 NOP 2 35.5 60.3 53.5 10.1 14.4 0.7 34.5
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DeMarcus Cousins: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cousins tweaked his ankle but is expected to play a regular dose of minutes in Wednesday's season opener against the Grizzlies, Christian Boutwell of The Advocate reports.

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Cousins scored 22 points (8-19 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 4-5 FT) while adding nine rebounds, nine assists and two blocks in 36 minutes during Sunday's preseason win over the Bulls.

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Cousins posted 14 points (4-10 FG, 1-3 3 Pt, 4-6 FT), four rebounds, two assists and a blocked shot across 14 minutes in Friday's 102-91 loss to the Thunder.

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Cousins collected 20 points (6-11 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 7-9 FT), 10 rebounds, five assists, two steals and one block across 33 minutes during Tuesday's 113-109 loss to the Bulls.

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Cousins (Achilles) will not play during the Pelicans' season finale Wednesday against the Trail Blazers.

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Cousins (Achilles) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Lakers.

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Cousins (Achilles) won't play Saturday against the Warriors.

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Cousins (Achilles) has been ruled out for Friday's game against the Nuggets, Chris Dempsey of Altitude Sports reports.

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Cousins is listed as questionable for Friday's game against the Nuggets due to a sore right Achilles.

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Cousins scored 30 points (10-22 FG, 3-8 3Pt, 7-8 FT) and added 14 rebounds, nine assists, two blocks and one steal across 36 minutes in Tuesday's 134-131 loss to the Nuggets.

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Cousins collected 26 points (8-16 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 8-8 FT), 18 rebounds, three assists and one block across 42 minutes during Sunday's 117-110 loss to the Bulls.

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Cousins posted 37 points (12-21 FG, 5-8 3Pt, 8-11 FT), 13 rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocked shots over 35 minutes in Friday's 117-89 win over the Kings.

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2016-17

While the Kings failed to reach the playoffs for the sixth time in as many seasons as he's been in the league, Cousins turned in the best statistical production of his career in 2015-16, despite his strained relationship with former coach George Karl. The 26-year-old averaged a career-high 26.9 points per game and developed a three-point shot, going 70-for-210 (33.3%) from long range after having only attempted eight treys the season before. Cousins remained as temperamental as ever, accruing a league-leading 17 technical fouls and serving a pair of one-game suspensions along the way, but staying healthy was a bigger issue for the bruising big man, who played in only 65 games while missing contests due to Achilles, back and ankle issues. He's now sat out 10-plus games in four of the last five seasons, which has been just about the only thing that has put a damper on Cousins' otherwise outstanding fantasy production. For evidence of the dominance Cousins' is capable of providing when he's healthy and focused, look no further than his numbers from the month of January, during which he averaged 31.5 points, 12.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.6 steals, 1.3 blocks and 1.3 three-pointers per game while shooting 48 percent from the floor over 15 contests. Cousins' tendency to engage in emotional outbursts and clash with authority has often left the Kings' front office wondering if he's truly someone the team can build around, but the franchise appears committed to seeing if new coach Dave Joerger can get the most out of the enigmatic star. For his part, Cousins seems to be fully committed to building on last season's career year, as he dropped weight in the offseason for conditioning purposes and gained valuable experience in a winning culture while suiting up for the United States squad during the 2016 Summer Olympics. It might not be enough for him to turn the Kings into playoff contenders in 2016-17, but Cousins seems poised to churn out another stat-stuffing campaign regardless of how his team performs.

2015-16

This past NBA season saw Cousins establish himself as one of the top centers in the NBA after playing for Team USA over the summer and earning his first NBA All-star bid. Although limited to just 59 games for Sacramento, Cousins still managed to take his game to another level in his fifth season. In 34 minutes per game, he averaged 24.1 points, 12.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists, and 1.7 blocks while shooting 78 percent from the line, all of which were career-highs. Cousins is a matchup nightmare on the offensive end, mixing his ability to bully opposing big men inside while being able to knock down jumpers as far out as 20 feet. His primary weakness remains his knack for piling up unnecessary fouls. New GM Vlade Divac has attempted to get him help in the form of Rajon Rondo and Marco Belinelli. The addition of rookie Willie Cauley-Stein should help keep Cousins out of foul trouble and allow him to be more efficient offensively, but that also likely cuts into his rebounding and block totals. Still just 25 years old, Cousins may assert himself as an All-NBA first team selection this upcoming season.

2014-15

The 2013-14 season saw Cousins firmly establish himself among the league's elite frontcourt players. Coming off of a 2012-13 campaign in which he averaged 17.1 points and 9.9 rebounds, Cousins upped his all-around production, boosting his scoring more than five points per game (22.7) while averaging career-highs in rebounds (11.7) and assists (2.9). He also shot a career-best 50 percent from the field and converted nearly 70 percent of his attempts within three feet of the rim. Arguably the year's biggest All-Star snub, Cousins finished the season with the fifth-highest PER (26.1) in the league, and ranked among the top five in rebounds per game, total rebound percentage, defensive rebound percentage (first), and usage rate. Despite the vast all-around improvement, Cousins' career continues to be overshadowed by lingering character issues. It's well-known that he's among the league's most intense competitors, but he often draws criticism for allowing his emotions to spill over onto the court. Cousins ranked among the top four in personal fouls for the fourth straight season and picked up a league-high 16 technicals. Still, he hasn't let his emotions affect his production, and he figures to again be among the top fantasy forwards/centers this season. The Kings may be a few years away from contending, but after a strong summer with Team USA at the FIBA World Cup, Cousins' stock is higher than ever.

2013-14

The enigmatic and supremely talented Cousins didn't hit that next gear that many pundits expected in his third season, instead taking a slight step back from his stellar sophomore campaign, but he was still able to put together a very solid campaign. Cousins finished the year with averages of 17.1 points, 9.9 rebounds and 1.4 steals in 31 minutes per game. His shooting percentages both started trending in the right direction, as Cousins posted career-best marks of 47 percent from the floor and 74 percent from the line. But the biggest question mark with Cousins remains the maturity issues that have plagued him in the past. The Kings are under new management with a new owner and coach taking over the reins. The new brass have been vocally supportive of Cousins all offseason and plan to build around the talented 23-year-old going forward. Given his erratic ways in the past, there's certainly some risk involved with Cousins, but his talent level is topnotch, and he still has the potential of developing into a truly elite big man for both the Kings and fantasy squads.

2012-13

While all the question marks that have surrounded Cousins about his character and maturity throughout the years are still legit, thereís no mistaking heís an elite-level talent after his sophomore campaign with the Kings. After an up-and-down rookie campaign, Cousins turned into a double-double machine in 2011-12, finishing the season with averages of 18.1 points, 11.0 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 1.2 blocks in under 31 minutes per game. His play only got stronger as the season went on, as he averaged 19 or more points each of the final three months of the regular season. Despite the breakout, Cousins still needs to improve his decision making, which led to a 44.8 percent shooting percentage, 2.7 turnovers and 4.0 fouls per game. With smarter play, he should see extra playing time. Talent-wise, though, itís tough to argue with what Cousins has to offer. He has an array of low-post moves, while also being able hit outside shots or take similar sized big men off the dribble. After the firing of Paul Westphal early last season, itís clear the Kings are committed to building around Cousins. Given his vast amount of potential, fantasy owners should consider doing the same.

2011-12

The volatile big man out of Kentucky had the up-and-down rookie campaign most expected Ė falling in and out of favor with Kings coach Paul Westphal, but looking like a dominant post presence and future All-Star when properly motivated. Cousins finished the season with averages of 14.1 points, 8.6 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.1 steals and 0.8 blocks. He struggled with his efficiency across the board, though, shooting just 43.0 percent from the floor and 68.7 percent from the line while turning the ball over 3.3 times per game. Cousinsí immaturity also was evident in his 4.1 fouls per game as his mistakes on the defensive end of the court often led to foul trouble. Despite these obvious concerns, itís hard not to get excited about Cousinsí future. He has an array of post moves that will enable him to be one of the better scorers on the block once he matures and becomes more efficient. While the Kings have other big men like J.J. Hickson and Jason Thompson on their roster, Cousins remains the only post player on the team with the potential to be a franchise-type player. This could be the last time he comes at a discount on draft day.

2010-11

Thanks to character and work ethic concerns, Cousins fell to No. 5 in this year's draft, where Sacramento happily snatched him up. He dominated at times during Summer League play, averaging 16.2 points and 10.8 rebounds, flashing an impressive midrange game combined with good strength down low. However, he faded badly, shooting just 20 percent (9-for-45) from the floor over the final three games in Las Vegas, which highlights the concerns about his conditioning. He also seemed aloof and was reluctant to take coaching advice at times Ė so red flags remain. The hope is Cousins will be motivated to prove himself in the NBA after hearing so much criticism and falling to the fifth pick. With such a young roster, the Kings will certainly give him all the playing time he can handle right from the start. Cousins has the physical tools to be a double-double machine, but there's hardly a guarantee he lives up to his vast potential.