Quantcast
Connect with us

DeMarcus Cousins agrees to 1-year deal with Rockets

Rockets, DeMarcus Cousins

Former All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins has agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets.

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Cousins is signing a one-year, non-guaranteed deal. Other details of the agreement with the Rockets, however, were not disclosed.

Before the 2019-20 season, DeMarcus Cousins signed a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. He joined the Purple and Gold in hopes to be part of a team that can compete for a title while also showing he can still produce at a high level in the NBA.

Sadly, Cousins suffered a torn ACL before he could suit up for Los Angeles in a single game. As a result, he was released by the Lakers later in the season as the team went on to win the NBA Finals.

Fast forward to this offseason and Cousins was looking for an opportunity to return to the league. The veteran big man appears to be healthy and ready to contribute to a team next season.

With Cousins joining the Rockets, it’s evident that Houston is taking a new approach to the roster under a new regime. However, it is unknown if Cousins is going to be enough to keep James Harden and Russell Westbrook from wanting out of Houston.

Follow ClutchPoints on Twitter & Instagram, and like us on Facebook. We can also be found on Flipboard where you can subscribe and follow us.

All of our Rockets and other NBA content can be found on the NBA section of the ClutchPoints home page here. For all of our college basketball content, click here.

Follow NBA games live by downloading the ClutchPoints App and heading to the scores tab under the NBA section.

You can listen and subscribe to the Battle for LA podcast on Apple PodcastsSpotify, and Soundcloud. You can also find new episodes of Battle for LA, the ClutchPoints NBA Podcast, and Establish the Pass under the Podcast tab on the ClutchPoints home page.