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DeMarcus Cousins signing contract with Golden State Warriors

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Former Kentucky Wildcats star and New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins has reportedly agreed to a contract with the Golden State Warriors, according to Woj. It’s reportedly a one-year, $5.3 million deal.

Cousins will play on his third team in three years, originally being drafted by and playing seven seasons with the Sacramento Kings before being traded to and playing two seasons for the Pelicans.

The four-time All-Star and two-time All-NBA selection is coming off an Achilles injury suffered in February.

Prior to the season-ending rupture, Cousins was having his best season as a pro. He was enjoying a winning culture in New Orleans with former Wildcat Anthony Davis. The Pelicans were considered to have the potential of wreaking havoc in the spring’s NBA Playoffs.

On Monday, the Pelicans elected to go with a former Wildcat in free agency. However, it wasn’t Cousins making his return. Instead it was Julius Randle who signed a two-year deal worth $18 million.

With Randle joining the Pelicans, it eliminated any chance of a return to New Orleans for Boogie.

Now, in Golden State, he’ll try to not only bounce back from a serious injury but also maintain the maturity he showed last season while contending for a title. Golden State will be the heavy favorite to win it all next season.

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