Former NBA middle DeMarcus Cousins got here out with some controversial opinions as he talked to Kevin Garnett on SHOWTIME Basketball.
DeMarcus Cousins is now a free agent after being launched by the Denver Nuggets who opted to not renew his contract final yr.
The 32-year-old has turned his again on an NBA return for now as he indicators for a Puerto Rican group.
Cousins was closely linked with a transfer to the Taiwanese league the place 37 yr previous former Los Angeles Laker, Dwight Howard, presently performs.
He shone between 2010 and 2018 averaging 25 factors per recreation with the Sacramento Kings and the New Orleans Pelicans.
Cousins makes a daring assertion
The NBA outcast spoke out about how he charges himself as compared with different facilities within the league.
“I am presently the third finest middle within the league, little doubt. Yeah man, proper now I am the third finest inside participant within the NBA,” he stated to indicate host Kevin Garnett.
DeMarcus maintained that solely Nikola Jokic and Joel Embiid are presently higher than him out of all present NBA facilities.
Cousins considers himself to be a greater middle than the likes of NBA stars Karl-Anthony Cities, Bam Adebayo and Anthony Davis.
Cousins sustained an harm to his achilles which marked the start of the top for the middle who was one of many largest prospects of the last decade.
In accordance with Adrian Wojnarowski, Cousins has signed with the Guaynabo Mets of the Puerto Rico Skilled Basketball League.
The 32-year-old middle will play there this spring in an try to pave his method again to the NBA.
Gamers with an NBA background who’ve signed for a group in Puerto Rico through the years
- Demarcus Cousins
- Norris Cole
- Terrence Jones
- David Stockton
- Hassan Whiteside
- Brandon Knight
- Tyreke Evans
- Earl Clark
- Ed Davis
- Greg Monroe
- Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
- Elfrid Payton
- Eric Paschall