Home Sports Basketball ‘What a blow for him, for the Lakers’: DeMarcus Cousins’ crushing injury... SportsBasketball ‘What a blow for him, for the Lakers’: DeMarcus Cousins’ crushing injury draws sympathy from Team USA August 16, 2019 2 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp LOS ANGELES — As the Team USA men’s basketball squad held its latest session at the Lakers’ gorgeous practice facility Thursday, this brutal revelation was on ironic display: All of the players on that floor were getting the chance that DeMarcus Cousins will now miss out on. They were all playing in the Lakers’ hoops offices, working in this place where they so proudly boast about those 16 trophies that sit in the window sills above the hardwood. This is where Cousins was supposed to have his latest renaissance, to show the basketball world that he could make it all the way back from this awful string of injuries — the Achilles tendon tear with New Orleans in February 2018, the quadriceps tear with Golden State that he endured before having some marvelous moments in the Finals — and return to form alongside LeBron James, Anthony Davis & Co. And now, yet again, there’s this: A serious setback that could cost Cousins the entire season, this time an ACL… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Wizards interested in keeping Davis Bertans long-term Watch: Bradley Beal posterizes opponent on ruthless, one-handed slam Isola: Carmelo Anthony, Knicks talked about a return, possibility of attracting Durant and Irving last summer Watch: Raptors release video tribute before Kawhi Leonard's return Bulls forward Otto Porter Jr. to miss at least four more weeks Kyrie Irving's injured shoulder ensures he'll miss out on contract bonus LeBron James focused on mental fitness after losing ‘love for the game’ in 2011 Knicks want to hire Jason Kidd to lure Giannis Antetokounmpo? NBA Style Power Rankings Week 7: The champ has a mean counterpunch Kevin Love reportedly wants to be traded to Blazers Trade exceptions for Wizards, Cavs expire Former first-round pick Miles Plumlee expected to sign with Chinese team LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.