DeMarcus Cousins Injury: Updates on Kings Star’s Achilles and Return

October 31st, 2015 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

Sacramento Kings head coach George Karl announced that center DeMarcus Cousins exited Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers with a "strained right Achilles." The 25-year-old is considered day-to-day, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. 

Continue for updates. 

Latest on Cousins' Playing Status vs. Grizzlies, Suns Monday, Nov. 2 Bill Herenda of KFBK AM reported Cousins is "likely" to sit out against the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday and the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday.

Cousins Has History with Achilles Injuries Sunday, Nov. 1's Jeff Stotts provided an overview of Cousins' history of Achilles injuries:

Cousins Is Essential to Young Kings Simply put, Cousins has emerged as one of the NBA's most versatile and valuable players over the past few seasons. 

During a 2014-15 campaign that saw Cousins battle viral meningitis and an array of ankle and leg injuries, the big man averaged 24.1 points, 12.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.7 blocks and 1.5 steals while being named to his first All-Star team.

And while the Kings were largely overlooked ...

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