After three years in the number zero, DeMarcus Cousins will be back in jersey #15 with the Los Angeles Lakers this coming season.
Cousins wore zero during his two seasons in New Orleans, then again in Golden State this past year. It was an injury-riddled run in zero, so hopefully the return to his old number marks the beginning of a return to form. He wore #15 while in Sacramento, during college at UK, and even back in high school at LeFlore High School in Mobile, Alabama.
Cousins announced the switch with a subtle tweet on Tuesday:
— DeMarcus Cousins (@boogiecousins) July 9, 2019
With LeBron James giving up his #23 so Anthony Davis can wear it, two of L.A.’s biggest stars will be wearing their UK numbers: