Just last week, people thought DeMarcus Cousins could see the court for the Los Angeles Lakers in the play-off round. The cousin will now have to continue his recovery as a free agent, having never played a game for Los Angeles.
The Lakers plan to abandon cousins to open a spot on the list, according to numerous reports on Friday. Then the team planned to sign with Markieff Morris after him Reach an acquisition agreement with Detroit Pistons.
The cousin signed with the Lakers as a free agent in July in a one-year discount deal, worth $ 3.5 million. He then suffered an ACL tear in August while working in Las Vegas and was restored during the regular 2019-20 season.
Lakers coach Frank Vogel declined to resolve reports on Friday before Los Angeles played Memphis Grizzlies at the Staples Center. Asked if he could explain the forward-thinking office's process of abandoning cousins, Vogel said, "I don't have any comments on rumors and reports."
The cousins still attended the Lakers' walk, before the match and then hugged the officials on their way to the changing room. He briefly left the room in the changing room before going to the player's waiting room.
Last week at the All-Star Game in Chicago, Vogel said Cousins were "on the right track" to return in the playoffs. However, Vogel seemed to push back when he recounted the cousin's condition on Thursday.
Vogel said: "I'm not sure where he is with exactly what he does every day." "I still know him …