One day after LeBron James agreed to join the Los Angeles Lakers, the Golden State Warriors made a big splash of their own. The Warriors reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free-agent center DeMarcus Cousins, multiple sources confirmed to NBCSportsBayArea.com Warriors Insider Monte Poole.
Confirmed: As reported by Yahoo and ESPN, DeMarcus Cousins is headed for the Warriors. Midlevel exception. Wouldn't happen unless All-Stars were on board. This sends waves around the league.— Monte Poole (@MontePooleNBCS) July 3, 2018
Cousins, who played parts of the last two seasons with New Orleans Pelicans after a 2017 trade from the Sacramento Kings, suffered a torn Achilles tendon in January. The 27-year-old was the No. 5 overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft.
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