DeMarcus Cousins finishes USA Select team experience strong

DeMarcus Cousin - photo by Gary A. Vasquez, US Presswire
DeMarcus Cousin – photo by Gary A. Vasquez, US Presswire

Though he plans to stick around to watch the Kings first few games in the upcoming Summer League, DeMarcus Cousins’ weeklong experience with the USA men’s Select Team ended today. And let’s just say that, while it started poorly, it ended well. and USA Basketball types were very complementary of the Kings center.  Here are the final thoughts on the 6-foot-11, 290-pound Cousins from Select Team coach Jay Triano: “He’s a super talent. He can make shots. He gets rebounds. I told him that if he ever gets to where’s he’s in great shape, running the floor, there’s no reason he wouldn’t get be able to get 15 to 20 rebounds a game. He just has a knack for eating up space and he has a knack for the ball. If you get that many rebounds a game, you find yourself in double-digit scoring, too.”

 

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