Warriors coach Steve Kerr expects DeMarcus Cousins to return Thursday against Pacers
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr told local reporters on Tuesday he expects center DeMarcus Cousins to return to the lineup on Thursday when the Dubs host the Indiana Pacers.
Boogie is dealing with a sore right ankle. Cousins underwent an MRI on Monday and the results came back negative.
Steve Kerr says he expects DeMarcus Cousins to return from his minor foot issue on Thursday at home vs Pacers.
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) March 19, 2019
The Warriors lost to the Spurs on Monday. They should be able to take care of business on Tuesday versus the Timberwolves, who will be without Derrick Rose, Jeff Teague and Robert Covington.
In 21 games this season, DeMarcus Cousins is averaging 15.6 points, 7.9 rebounds and 3.6 assists per contest. The four-time All-Star is shooting 46.6 percent from the floor, 24.6 percent from beyond the arc and 77.7 percent from the free-throw line.
The Warriors are 16-5 with Cousins in the lineup. Boogie has six double-doubles on the season. He scored a season-high 27 points last Saturday versus the Houston Rockets.
Golden State is tied with the Denver Nuggets for the best record in the Western Conference at 47-22. No one expects the Warriors to lose once the playoffs start, though.
This team just has too much firepower.