DeMarcus Cousins Rumors: "There Is No Market For Him"

Free agent center DeMarcus Cousins remains on the open market, while many teams in need of a big have already addressed their needs. Even the Golden State Warriors have re-signed center Kevon Looney to a three-year, $15 million deal. 

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski there simply is no market for Cousins right now.

Says Woj:

“I think he thought, he hoped, some big market teams would strike out, they’d have cap space, and he could get a one-year, 12, 15, 18, 20 million dollar deal. That’s not happening. The mid-level exception he got in Golden State last year, I don’t think that’s there for him.”

Cousins, 28, was projected to ink a max contract during the 2017-18 season but he simply has not looked like his old self since tearing his achilles in January 2018. The six-time All Star averaged 16.3 points, 8.2 rebounds and 3.6 assists in 30 regular season games with the Dubs, but he suffered a torn quad in the opening round of the playoffs and was a shell of himself in the Finals against Toronto.

Both Los Angeles franchises, the Clippers and Lakers, still have max cap space…

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