DeMarcus Cousins ââis reportedly close to finding a new home, with the Denver Nuggets planning to sign the big man to a 10-day contract, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania.
â Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January 9, 2022
The 31-year-old was waived by the Milwaukee Bucks this week to open up a roster spot and in Denver he would form a strong central rotation behind reigning MVP Nikola Jokic.
He would also reunite with former coach Mike Malone who was with the Sacramento Kings in 2013-14.
Cousins, who has struggled with injuries in recent seasons, split time last season between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers after missing the entire 2019-20 season with an ACL injury.
He was productive during his time in Milwaukee, averaging 9.0 points and 5.8 rebounds in 17 games (five starts).
According to Marc Spears of The Undefeated, Cousins ââwill first meet with Nuggets President Tim Connelly “before a contract is officially offered.”
Cousins ââis expected to meet with Nuggets president Tim Connelly before a contract is officially offered, sources say. Cousins ââalso played for Nuggets head coach Michael Malone with the Sacramento Kings and had a strong relationship with him.
â Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpears) January 9, 2022