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 1 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 Darius Bazley believes his New Balance internship has helped him prepare for the NBA Some see Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen becoming the face of the franchise Eight months after surgery, Pacers guard Victor Oladipo keeping rehab process on down-low Spurs' Derrick White passes first concussion test after hitting head Team USA coach Gregg Popovich keeps stunning exhibition loss in perspective Blazers big man Zach Collins expected to be ready for training camp Dwight Howard will get chance to make good on an old Lakers tweet ‘Nobody wins forever’: Team USA’s stunning loss snaps 78-game win streak Kyle Kuzma out for Team USA; World Cup roster finalized ‘The real thing doesn’t start until China’: Team USA tries to put exhibition loss to Australia in perspective Grizzlies, Dwight Howard agree to buyout After hectic offseason, Bobby Portis ready for anything with Knicks 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.