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.
Cousins with the Golden State Warriors in 2019
|No. 15 – Los Angeles Lakers|
|Born||August 13, 1990|
|Listed height||6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)|
|Listed weight||270 lb (122 kg)|
|High school||LeFlore (Mobile, Alabama)|
|NBA draft||2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall|
|Selected by the Sacramento Kings|
|2017–2018||New Orleans Pelicans|
|2018–2019||Golden State Warriors|
|2019–present||Los Angeles Lakers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
- 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.