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 3 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 ESPN bumps Nuggets-Rockets game for debut of Zion Williamson Justise Winslow out at least two more weeks ‘It’s not where you’re from, it’s where you’re at’: The Nuggets are building a title contender brick by brick and it’s working Theo Maledon working his way into the NBA and out of the shadow of his mentor Tony Parker in France Winners and losers from first half of NBA season Knicks have no interest in Andre Drummond trade Longing for Luka: Why Kings fans can’t move on from the Mavs star miss Damian Lillard laughs at Russell Westbrook’s trash talk Winners and losers from Bucks' huge victory over Celtics in Eastern Conference clash Watch: Brandon Ingram posterizes Rudy Gobert on reverse jam Knicks star rookie R.J. Barrett leaves game with ankle injury Report: Nuggets star Jamal Murray expected to miss multiple games with ankle injury 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.