Cousins agreed to a $5.3 million, one-year contract as he continues to recover from a season-ending torn Achilles tendon injury he suffered January 26. After getting the blessing from Durant, Curry and Green, Cousins said, he called Myers after 5 p.m. and told him he would accept the Warriors' midlevel exception.
Philadelphia re-signed free agent sharpshooter J.J. Redick to a one-year deal Monday, worth $12-13 million, according to ESPN.
Payton and Randle certainly don't bring the star power that comes with veterans like Rondo and Cousins, but the Pelicans are hoping they can step in and keep the squad on the winning track.
"This is my ace of spades", Cousins said.
"He called it his chess move".
Cousins' manager had hinted something huge was afoot just minutes prior to this breaking news.
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Siddharth Kaul was in the Indian squad for the home ODIs against Sri Lanka in December, but was not picked ahead of Kumar-Bumrah. Meanwhile, 31-year-old Punjab-born off-spinner Simranjit Singh will enjoy the spotlight of playing against his erstwhile nation.
Now that they have James already, the Lakers certainly don't have as much of a need to trade for Kawhi.
- As he has long desired, DeMarcus Cousins will finally get a chance to play for a victor once he's healthy from a torn left Achilles tendon.
One of the best players in the league. He can pass, is a decent outside shooter for his size, and is a great rebounder. Even putting aside the new health questions, he's too good at what he does, and too comfortable doing it, to fully address his shortcomings and transform himself into the leader of a contender. "If Cousins returns to form, the Warriors may have to adjust to Cousins' game, but they'll become even more dominant and versatile than they've been the past four seasons".
Warriors centers like Zaza Pachulia, JaVale McGee, Kevon Looney and Jordan Bell are useful in their roles, but they simply don't have the same ability to impact the game like Cousins. While the future appeared bright with Cousins and Davis, there was talk in New Orleans that the Pelicans were better without Cousins after they advanced to the West semifinals.
And three, possibly giving up both McCollum and/or Nurkic sets the Blazers back as a team, no matter what form Cousins returned in. "But for me, I'm shooting to be ready for training camp".
The one-year, $5.3 million deal wasn't the biggest money move on Day 2 of the National Basketball Association free agency period, but the most intriguing.