Former Cat DeMarcus Cousins on being a ‘Rising Star’

DeMarcus Cousins - photo by AJ Mast | APKings center said today he is “excited” about being one of the 18 players selected to play in the Feb. 24 Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star Weekend.  “It’s going to be a event, there’s going to be a lot of people there,” Cousins said. “Playing with the other ‘Rising Stars,’ it’ll be a lot of fun.”  Cousins, who is averaging 15.3 points and 11.5 rebounds this season, played in last year’s Rookie-Sophomore game and finished second behind Wizards guard for MVP honors.


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