No doubt it wasn’t the season the shippers had hoped to have yet. At 17-21, the team is 12th in the West and eight games out of first place. There was a point in this season when Anthony Davis looked like an MVP candidate and the injury derailed that season. The Lakers are desperate for some depth in their forward talent and are reportedly bringing in DeMarcus Cousins for a workout.
Cousins is an 11-year NBA veteran and last played for the Denver Nuggets last season averaging 9/6/2. Despite the possibility of Davis’ return in the next week or so, the Lakers could still use some veteran depth from a center like Cousins.
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It has been reported that the Lakers will bring in DeMarcus’ relatives for a workout
According to sources, Cousins is working out six days a week in Vegas to stay ready for the current situation. As of yesterday in the NBA, teams are now allowed to sign up to 10 free agents. Daily contracts. Chris Haynes of Bleacher Report had the reported exercise documented.
“Four-time NBA All-Star DeMarcus Cousins is expected to work out for the Los Angeles Lakers sometime next week,…” The official date has yet to be determined. – Chris Haynes
He last played last season in April in a five-game playoff loss to the Warriors. Center Thomas Bryant’s role with the Lakers has increased this season as they need depth down low. If Cousins joins the Lakers, he and Bryant could be a good duo off the LA bench.
Cousins He was a member of the Lakers in 2019-20, but suffered an ACL injury and was waived by the team in February to earn a spot on the roster. If they do end up signing him, this will be his second stint with the team, but he still hasn’t made his Lakers debut in purple and gold.