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DeMarcus Cousins has torn his ACL

The worst possible outcome for former Kentucky star DeMarcus Cousins has come to fruition.

This morning, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Cousins had injured his knee during a workout in Las Vegas.

Now, Shams Charania of The Athletic is reporting that Cousins’ injury is, in fact, a torn ACL.

According to Wojnarowski, the injury came this morning when Cousins bumped knees with another player, forcing him to leave the court and travel back to Los Angeles for testing.

Cousins signed a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers in July, where he was set to team up with former Wildcat Anthony Davis and NBA superstar LeBron James.

In April, he tore his left quad but was able to return to the court in June to play for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. In January 2018, he tore his Achilles and had to miss an entire year.

Today’s injury means Boogie has torn his Achilles, quadriceps, and ACL in the last 566 days alone.

Prayers to Cousins during this extremely difficult time…

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Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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30 Comments for DeMarcus Cousins has torn his ACL



  1. ColoradoCatFan88
    1:05 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Hate to say it, but this may be the end of his career. Damn



    • RackEmWillie
      1:09 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

      If it’s not the end, then it’s pretty close to it. He’s probably my favorite of the Cal era, and I hate to see him keep having these issues.



    • krautdog
      1:20 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

      My favorite also along with Tyler Ulis!



    • rdcore2
      10:00 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

      God you fat keyboard warriors are idiots. It’s an ACL, he’ll be back in 6 months and may even get back for the playoffs with how motivated he is to shut people up. Guy came back AND PLAYED THROUGH a quad tear for a depleated warriors team and still put up above average numbers. Learn orthopedics basics before you go spouting off misinformation jackass. I’m in it daily – acl is fairly easy at this point to recover from and he didn’t tear a meniscus or mcl/pcl. He will be fine and people like you are cancer



    • Matt10
      7:06 am August 16, 2019 Permalink

      Rdcore, please remember to take your meds



  2. Stinky Pete
    1:05 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Good grief



  3. StillBP
    1:08 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Unbelievable. Hate it for him. Agree w comment 1, I think this is it, unfortunately



  4. Cokely53
    1:11 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Feel awful for Boogie. Hard to imagine him coming back from another major set back but if anyone can it’s him. Good luck big guy.



  5. neat1ky
    1:14 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Unbelievable luck, some players have that black cloud of injuries and I hope Wall doesn’t keep having them as well



  6. J-Dub421
    1:16 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Well, this sucks.



  7. Underdog
    1:16 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Tell me it’s April 1.

    Wtf.

    This is surreal.

    Boogie, if you’re reading this, just bow your head and say thank you thank you thank you to the Lord for blessing you with the talent and time you had to play basketball. I hope you have bought yourself a home and a good annuity or investment so you can earn $10,000 a month for the rest of your life.

    Perhaps a career behind the microphone is what’s in store for you.

    Really enjoyed you.

    All the best.



  8. Bluebloodtoo
    1:32 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    I hope this was a team sanctioned event. Otherwise it might be something that could invalidate his contract.



  9. UKFanSC
    1:36 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Absolutely unbelievable.



  10. BobbyBlue
    1:39 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Dayumm, just unreal !
    Hang in there Big Guy !
    Always been one of my favorite Cats, all time !



  11. Smyrna_Cat
    1:54 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Sad, sad day.



    • aks51567
      6:06 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

      What a jackass thing to say. Moron.



    • aks51567
      6:08 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

      Sorry, this reply was intended for the idiot below with the steroids comment



  12. Angelo
    3:06 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Damn the steroids ???



  13. Arch Stanton
    3:22 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    I hope he put some money away.



  14. J. Did
    3:35 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Reminds me of Moses. Gets to see the promised land….but forbidden from entry.



  15. StuckinLville
    3:46 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    I hate it for him, but like others have said, his career is over. No one will take the risk on him. I can only imagine how he is feeling.



  16. IrishCat
    4:45 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Tough to hear. Imo he was the best big man in the world not very long ago. The timing of these injuries couldn’t have been worse.



  17. 4everUKblue
    6:07 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Cal should hire him as an assistant and to help with recruiting.



  18. runningunnin.454
    6:21 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Hate it for him, big guy with a big heart.



  19. Thetruthshallsetbennyfree
    7:12 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    I hope he placed enough money in the bank to live of of till he finds something else.



  20. Megan
    9:11 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    Yeah, prayers aren’t going to help him, Jack.



  21. rdcore2
    10:11 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

    I don’t know why I bother coming here. I just saw 2 idiots say his career is over and have never stepped foot in an operating room let alone understand basic anatomy. It’s an ACL, not other structural damage. No meniscus, no PCL or MCL. To make you Officespace losers understand he will be back in 6 months with heavy rehab. And because this happened in August not October, there is a strong likelihood he will push to get back by playoffs, get a ring and put his Oscar Meyer on half you keyboard warriors face.

    Yes. Achilles sucked – but he got back through that and those who saw him this year said he was in the best shape of his life – down 20-30 pounds and in superior shape. Achilles is a 2 year recovery so he was right on time. Acl? 6 months with no setbacks and he’s shown nothing but drive to rehab quick and hard – he will be back and as a big man he doesn’t need explosive cuts to be as effective. This isn’t D rose who’s whole life depended on flash cuts and drives (BTW D rose got back to 20 and 8 this year and played not max minutes. If he played the same minutes as KD he would have only averaged 1 point less and 2 rebounds off – that’s what you’d call all star level for those playing)

    Boogie will be back.

    You’ll still be working at Allstate at 54,000 dollars a year.



    • Looother
      11:15 pm August 15, 2019 Permalink

      I don’t know why you bother coming here either…