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DeMarcus Cousins

26-Year-Old    C,PF    Sacramento Kings

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

26.9

REB

11.5

AST

3.3

STL

1.6

BLK

1.4

2016-17 NBA Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

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 average...

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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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DeMarcus Cousins Contract Information:

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.

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Cousins has lost upwards of 20 pounds this offseason, Jason Jones of The Sacramento Bee reports.

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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 Projections 26 SAC 72 34.9 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for DeMarcus Cousins

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2015-16 NBA Game Log   DeMarcus Cousins
Calculate Stats Over Any Time Period Just click on any two dates to see the stat averages.
Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 13 @HOU Did Not Play
Apr 11 @PHO Did Not Play
Apr 9 OKC 32 15 7 3 2 1 2 7 24 1 4 0 3 3 4 6
Apr 7 MIN Did Not Play
Apr 5 POR 38 30 9 1 2 3 6 11 21 7 11 1 4 0 9 2
Apr 2 @DEN Did Not Play
Apr 1 MIA Did Not Play
Mar 30 WAS 32 29 10 4 5 4 5 11 18 6 9 1 1 1 9 3
Mar 28 @POR Did Not Play
Mar 27 DAL 28 20 12 5 2 0 3 7 12 6 10 0 1 2 10 2
Mar 25 PHO 28 29 11 1 0 1 1 9 18 10 14 1 3 2 9 3
Mar 23 @MIN Did Not Play
Mar 21 @CHI 35 19 18 3 1 2 8 6 14 7 7 0 1 4 14 3
Mar 20 @NYK 37 24 20 4 1 2 1 11 23 1 2 1 3 5 15 1
Mar 18 @DET 35 31 10 3 2 1 2 11 21 9 11 0 3 2 8 5
Mar 16 NOP 34 20 12 5 2 2 4 8 21 4 4 0 2 1 11 2
Mar 15 @LAL 36 22 8 3 3 4 3 4 10 13 15 1 1 0 8 2
Mar 13 UTA 35 31 10 5 2 2 1 10 23 8 11 3 6 2 8 5
Mar 11 ORL Did Not Play
Mar 9 CLE 36 29 11 2 2 0 4 8 22 12 18 1 6 2 9 5
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Mar 7 @NOP 41 40 16 4 4 1 5 16 29 8 9 0 3 2 14 4
Mar 5 @SAS 36 31 9 3 1 0 4 10 20 10 15 1 3 3 6 5
Mar 3 @DAL 36 22 13 5 1 2 4 9 17 4 8 0 2 2 11 3
Mar 2 @MEM 34 18 16 6 3 2 7 7 18 3 6 1 3 8 8 5
Feb 29 OKC 34 35 12 3 4 0 6 14 33 7 11 0 4 7 5 3
Feb 26 LAC 37 26 15 9 2 2 7 7 20 10 14 2 5 5 10 3
Feb 24 SAS 39 22 10 2 1 0 3 8 23 4 9 2 4 2 8 3
Feb 23 @DEN 36 39 9 2 1 2 3 14 24 9 12 2 2 2 7 3
Feb 19 DEN 39 37 20 2 1 4 6 12 20 12 15 1 1 1 19 4
Feb 10 @PHI 36 28 12 5 2 0 4 8 18 12 17 0 2 4 8 5
Feb 8 @CLE 29 14 8 3 0 1 2 5 14 4 6 0 1 0 8 4
Feb 7 @BOS 36 31 7 6 0 0 5 11 25 6 8 3 6 0 7 4
Feb 5 @BKN 40 24 10 10 2 0 3 9 18 2 3 4 4 0 10 2
Feb 3 CHI 37 30 11 4 3 2 6 12 25 6 11 0 3 3 8 2
Feb 1 MIL Did Not Play
Jan 30 @MEM 31 17 14 1 3 2 6 3 17 10 14 1 3 5 9 2
Jan 28 @NOP 41 26 10 6 1 5 6 11 24 4 6 0 1 0 10 2
Jan 26 @POR 32 17 5 4 0 0 2 4 21 9 17 0 2 1 4 2
Jan 25 CHA 46 56 12 4 1 2 7 21 30 13 16 1 3 1 11 6
Jan 23 IND 39 48 13 2 1 0 5 17 29 13 20 1 2 2 11 4
Jan 21 ATL 39 24 16 5 3 2 6 10 25 3 4 1 1 4 12 4
Jan 20 @LAL 35 36 16 3 1 1 2 13 22 10 12 0 0 6 10 5
Jan 16 @LAC 33 19 13 6 0 2 5 6 14 6 7 1 2 3 10 5
Jan 14 @UTA 39 36 17 1 1 1 4 10 21 14 21 2 2 5 12 2
Jan 13 NOP 37 32 12 1 1 0 4 13 30 3 4 3 8 2 10 4
Jan 9 GSW 30 33 10 1 3 0 2 12 27 7 9 2 6 1 9 4
Jan 7 LAL 32 29 10 7 1 1 3 8 12 11 13 2 3 1 9 5
Jan 5 @DAL 49 35 17 4 6 1 10 15 30 3 6 2 6 3 14 5
Jan 4 @OKC 38 33 19 1 0 2 1 11 27 9 10 2 4 4 15 2
Jan 2 PHO 27 32 9 1 2 0 1 11 15 9 11 1 2 2 7 3
Dec 30 PHI 34 21 11 1 0 3 5 4 10 13 20 0 2 1 10 6
Dec 28 @GSW 12 7 4 2 2 0 0 3 9 1 3 0 1 2 2 5
Dec 27 POR 37 36 6 2 1 2 5 12 26 10 12 2 7 2 4 3
Dec 23 @IND 35 25 16 1 0 3 5 8 19 9 10 0 1 3 13 2
Dec 21 @WAS 32 22 8 3 3 1 3 8 22 5 7 1 3 3 5 2
Dec 20 @TOR 32 15 9 5 2 4 2 5 13 4 8 1 1 1 8 3
Dec 18 @MIN 37 24 12 4 4 1 5 11 25 2 3 0 3 4 8 4
Dec 15 HOU 33 26 12 0 2 1 4 7 17 10 14 2 4 1 11 4
Dec 10 NYK 37 27 11 2 2 0 3 12 25 3 4 0 2 3 8 5
Dec 8 UTA 37 23 12 6 1 0 5 8 14 6 10 1 3 2 10 6
Dec 6 @OKC 36 13 10 0 3 1 1 5 20 3 9 0 3 3 7 2
Dec 5 @HOU 27 14 9 3 0 2 3 4 16 6 7 0 3 1 8 6
Dec 3 BOS 25 16 7 4 0 1 4 4 17 6 8 2 5 4 3 5
Nov 30 DAL 38 31 9 6 0 1 2 10 24 10 10 1 8 1 8 2
Nov 28 @GSW Did Not Play
Nov 27 MIN Did Not Play
Nov 25 @MIL Did Not Play
Nov 23 @CHA 31 30 11 1 1 3 4 13 21 2 4 2 6 1 10 5
Nov 21 @ORL 40 29 12 6 3 3 4 8 19 13 15 0 2 0 12 2
Nov 19 @MIA Did Not Play
Nov 18 @ATL 34 24 12 3 0 0 3 7 20 9 11 1 5 3 9 4
Nov 15 TOR 41 36 10 3 1 3 3 12 22 9 12 3 6 1 9 3
Nov 13 BKN 35 40 13 1 0 1 1 13 27 12 13 2 4 6 7 6
Nov 11 DET 38 33 9 1 0 1 4 11 21 7 11 4 5 1 8 3
Nov 9 SAS 32 21 12 3 2 1 4 5 20 11 15 0 4 4 8 2
Nov 7 GSW Did Not Play
Nov 6 HOU Did Not Play
Nov 4 @PHO Did Not Play
Nov 3 MEM Did Not Play
Oct 31 @LAC 15 13 9 1 1 0 2 6 14 1 2 0 3 2 7 3
Oct 30 LAL 28 21 11 3 0 2 0 5 15 11 14 0 2 3 8 3
Oct 28 LAC 35 32 13 3 0 1 8 10 21 8 11 4 5 3 10 6

DeMarcus Cousins – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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Also Listed As:  #3 Center

1.  DeMarcus Cousins

2.  Omri Casspi

3.  Anthony Tolliver

4.  Matt Barnes

5.  Rudy Gay

6.  Skal Labissiere

7.  Kosta Koufos

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True Shooting Percentage

53.8%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, DeMarcus Cousins had a true shooting percentage of 53.8%.

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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 Projections 26 SAC 72 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for DeMarcus Cousins

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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 Projections 26 SAC 72 2513 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for DeMarcus Cousins

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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 Projections 26 SAC 72 34.9 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for DeMarcus Cousins

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DeMarcus Cousins: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cousins will play for Team USA during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Cousins will sit out the Kings' final two games of the season Monday against the Suns and Wednesday against the Rockets for rest, Sean Cunningham of ABC 10 Sacramento (KXTV) reports.

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Cousins will sit out Thursday's game against the Timberwolves for rest purposes, Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee reports.

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Cousins tallied 30 points (11-21 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 7-11 FT), nine rebounds, three blocks, two steals, and one assist over 38 minutes in Tuesday's 115-107 loss to the Blazers.

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Cousins is expected to reenter the starting lineup at center for Tuesday's tilt with the Trail Blazers.

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Cousins (suspension) won't play in any of the Kings' remaining three road games this season, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

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Cousins has officially been suspended for Friday's game against the Heat after receiving his 16th technical foul of the season in Wednesday's win over the Wizards, Marc J. Spears of ESPN.com reports.

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Cousins (foot) said after Wednesday's win over the Wizards that he would sit out Saturday against the Nuggets, Sean Cunningham of ABC 10 Sacramento (KXTV) reports.

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Cousins (rest) will be held out of Monday's game against the Blazers.

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Cousins is unlikely to play in Monday's game against the Trail Blazers, Sean Cunningham of ABC 10 Sacramento (KXTV) reports.

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Cousins (knee) contributed 29 points (9-18 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 10-14 FT), 11 rebounds, an assist, and a block over 28 minutes in Friday's 116-94 victory over the Suns.

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Cousins (knee) will play and start at center in Friday's matchup with the Suns.

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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.