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DeMarcus Cousins’ Left Quad is Reportedly Torn

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This sucks.

DeMarcus Cousins’ Tuesday morning MRI revealed the worst possible news. The NBA All-Star reportedly has a torn left quadricep.

There’s a small silver lining. Shams reports the injury will not require surgery. If it responds well after two weeks of rehab, he could potentially return in time for the NBA Finals.

Boogie’s bad news comes after playing in just one playoff game and some change with the Golden State Warriors. Signed to a one-year deal after suffering a torn Achilles, Cousins could be looking for a new home in free agency following another injury.

Godspeed to Cousins on his recovery.

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Article written by Nick Roush

"Look upon the doughnut, and not upon the hole." @RoushKSR

4 Comments for DeMarcus Cousins’ Left Quad is Reportedly Torn



  1. Bobbum Man
    2:16 pm April 16, 2019 Permalink

    My favorite player of all time, hate it so much for him to have to miss what he’s been waiting for all along which is the playoffs.. not to mention having to dive back into another rehab etc.. best wishes big fella



  2. RealCatsFan
    3:06 pm April 16, 2019 Permalink

    Wow, looking at the pictures of his quad all bunched up, I cannot see how that would not require surgery.



  3. Ridge Runner
    3:31 pm April 16, 2019 Permalink

    Get well Big Cuz!



  4. J. Did
    5:27 pm April 16, 2019 Permalink

    Bad day, bad news. I feel for Big Cuz. First, the Achilles…..now a Quad. The timing is sinister. Could this be a life lesson in continuance for the young fella. For perseverance – or pivot? Only he knows. I like a good fighter.