DeMarcus Cousins

American basketball player

DeMarcus Cousins (born August 13, 1990 in Mobile, Alabama) is a professional basketball player. He plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). His position is center. The Kings chose Cousins with the fifth pick in the first round of the 2010 NBA Draft. Cousins played basketball at the University of Kentucky with the Wildcats.

DeMarcus Cousins
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Cousins with the Golden State Warriors in 2019
No. 15 – Los Angeles Lakers
PositionCenter
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1990-08-13) August 13, 1990 (age 30)
Mobile, Alabama
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High schoolLeFlore (Mobile, Alabama)
CollegeKentucky (2009–2010)
NBA draft2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall
Selected by the Sacramento Kings
Playing career2010–present
Career history
20102017Sacramento Kings
20172018New Orleans Pelicans
2018–2019Golden State Warriors
2019–presentLos Angeles Lakers
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Career highlightsEdit

  • He was selected to the McDonald's All-American team selection in 2009.
  • He was selected to the Jordan Brand High School All-American team selection in 2009.
  • He was named the 2009–10 SEC Freshman of the Year.
  • He was named the Rookie of the Month in July of 2010.