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 5 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 ‘Nervous anxiousness’: Nets players share concerns and hope ahead of NBA restart Revisiting the biggest storylines of the NBA season so far Hollinger: The 9 players I’ll be watching most closely in Orlando, starring Zion Wanna play with these dudes? How 'Delete Eight' can nail offseason NBA reading room: 30 teams, 30 book recommendations Bucks reportedly close practice facility following rounds of COVID-19 testing Report: Devin Booker emerging as possible trade target for Knicks NBA releases scrimmage schedule ahead of Orlando restart JJ Redick: NBA players have 'no comfort level' for resuming the season Heat close training facility after second player tests positive for coronavirus Pacers guard Victor Oladipo opts out of remainder of NBA season in Orlando Victor Oladipo explains his decision to sit out the NBA restart to The Athletic 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.