What's going on with Boogie Cousins?

Asked By: Imad Legorpe | Last Updated: 13th May, 2020
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Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, the team confirmed Thursday afternoon. News of the injury was first reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. According to Wojnarowski, Cousins suffered the injury after "bumping knees" with another player.

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Also, what happened to Boogie Cousins?

Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins suffers torn ACL Four-time NBA All-Star DeMarcus Cousins, who signed with the Los Angeles Lakers this summer, has suffered a torn left ACL. Cousins' agency, Excel Sports, confirmed to USA TODAY that the center underwent tests Thursday to confirm the diagnosis and will need surgery.

Beside above, how long will Cousins be out? Four nights later, on Jan. 26, Cousins ruptured his left Achilles tendon. That injury knocked him out for 357 days, a pittance in the grand scheme of things.

Also know, why is cousins not playing today?

The tests revealed a torn ACL, which will sideline Cousins indefinitely. Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins has suffered a possible knee injury and will undergo further testing today in Los Angeles, league sources tell ESPN. According to Wojnarowski, Cousins suffered the injury after "bumping knees" with another player.

Will Boogie Cousins play this season?

Cousins is indeed expected to miss the entirety of the 2019-2020 regular season, but Lakers head coach Frank Vogel held out hope that Cousins could return for the playoffs—should the Lakers be fortunate enough to make it that far.

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Will DeMarcus Cousins return this season?

Lakers News: DeMarcus Cousins Could Still Play This Season After Torn ACL Injury. Despite tearing his ACL in August, Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins has not been ruled out for the entire 2019-20 season. Vogel today: "He's going to start working into a little bit of a light warmup stuff.

Will DeMarcus Cousins come back?

According to a report by Bleacher Report, Cousins will be back with the Lakers soon after suffering a torn ACL in August. He's not expected to contribute any time soon but it will be good to see him back around the league following the tough stretch he's experienced in recent months.

Is DeMarcus Cousins still on the Lakers?

DeMarcus Cousins is reportedly ruled out for season, plans to rehab with Lakers. It sounds like DeMarcus Cousins was never going to suit up for the Lakers this year after all, and will remain around the team while they use his roster spot elsewhere.

What team does cousins play for?

United States of America

Why was DeMarcus Cousins not playing?


Cousins hasn't played in a game since suffering a left quadriceps tear on April 15 during the first round. It was just his second career playoff game.

How much is DeMarcus Cousins net worth?

DeMarcus Cousins has a net worth of $25 million USD. He signed a 1-year $3.5 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers in July 2019. The contract is fully guaranteed. His biggest contract to date was a 4-year $62 million extension with the Sacramento Kings.

Are cousins out for playoffs?

LOS ANGELES -- DeMarcus Cousins could end up playing for the Los Angeles Lakers this season after all. Lakers coach Frank Vogel said L.A. has not ruled out the possibility of Cousins, who underwent offseason surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee, coming back to play should the Lakers make a playoff run.

Which Achilles did DeMarcus Cousins tear?

The New Orleans Pelicans will be without All-Star big man DeMarcus Cousins for the rest of the season after Cousins suffered a torn left Achilles tendon Friday. Cousins had to be helped off the floor after suffering the injury in the closing seconds of the Pelicans' 115-113 home victory against the Houston Rockets.

Will DeMarcus cousins play in the finals?

Game 1 of the 2019 NBA Finals is set for Thursday night in Toronto, and Warriors coach Steve Kerr has announced that DeMarcus Cousins is active and will be available to play. He has less than two games of playoff experience in his career.

Will Kevin Durant play this season?


Steve Kerr Confirms Kevin Durant Will Miss 2019-20 Season with Achilles Injury. He scored 11 points in just 12 minutes before suffering the Achilles injury. Durant has one year left on his current contract provided he picks up a $31.5 million player option. If not, he will become a free agent.

Where did DeMarcus Cousins go?

DeMarcus Cousins
Free Agent
High school LeFlore (Mobile, Alabama)
College Kentucky (2009–2010)
NBA draft 2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall
Selected by the Sacramento Kings

How old is DeMarcus Cousins?

29 years (August 13, 1990)

Is Johnwall injured?

Washington Wizards star John Wall will miss approximately the next 12 months with a ruptured left Achilles tendon after "slipping and falling" in his home, the team said in a news release on Tuesday. Wall underwent season-ending surgery on his left heel on Jan.

Will John Wall play this season?

John Wall is currently slated to return to the court for the 2020-2021 season, as team owner Ted Leonsis said "[Wall] probably won't play at all next year" this summer. In 32 games played last season, Wall averaged 7.7 field goals, 3.6 rebounds, 8.7 assists and 20.7 points per game.

Will Klay Thompson play this season?


How long will Klay Thompson be out? Thompson will not play the remainder of the 2019-20 season. The Warriors announced on Feb. 20 that Thompson is "on track with his rehabilitation timeline" and expected to return for the team's 2020-21 training camp.