Steve Kerr: DeMarcus Cousins Will Start Immediately

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Steve Kerr: DeMarcus Cousins Will Start Immediately 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:37 am

Steve Kerr said that DeMarcus Cousins will be in the starting lineup once he returns from his Achilles injury.


Cousins is targeting a January 18th game against the Clippers as his return date, although Kerr mentioned that he could come back as early as the 16th against the Pelicans. 


Kerr added that he has yet to figure out a rotation or how many minutes Cousins will play. 


"I'll start him. After that, everything's on the table. We have to figure out what the rotations will look like, how many minutes he can play. We'll have to play around with him — the minutes, the combinations, the sets. We haven't had a player like him here before," said Kerr.

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Post#2 » by CJLoizzi » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:15 am

Of all pics they used this one for him lol
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Post#3 » by Tiny ball » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:30 am

This is going to piss Some one off.
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Post#4 » by HeatBeast » Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:39 am

He's one of the best centers in the league. Yeah he's coming off injury, but he can start and still be limited. Smaller minutes is the key. Minutes should grow as he gets in tune with his level of play after a handful of games. Starting him is what I'd do.

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Post#5 » by random_hero891 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:12 am

CJLoizzi wrote:Of all pics they used this one for him lol

I feel like this picture is an accurate representation of the current situation.
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Post#6 » by spree2kawhi » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:59 am

That must have always been the deal. Who's even surprised?
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Post#7 » by Heat_team02 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:41 pm

Reminds me of the Wayne Gayle edit of the Warden's laugh on Natural Born Killers.
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Post#8 » by tribulations » Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:44 pm

random_hero891 wrote:
CJLoizzi wrote:Of all pics they used this one for him lol

I feel like this picture is an accurate representation of the current situation.


This just feels like a big WWE circus show :lol:
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Post#9 » by The_Hater » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:30 pm

Tiny ball wrote:This is going to piss Some one off.


Like who exactly? Kevon Looney and his 26 career starts over 4 seasons?

Starting Couins makes complete sense because Kerr wants to get him as many reps with the top players as he can to develop chemistry.
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Post#10 » by Tim Horton » Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:10 pm

whoa ominous look on his face.

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Re: Steve Kerr: DeMarcus Cousins Will Start Immediately 

Post#11 » by DarkHawk » Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:14 pm

Makes sense to start him. He'll be loose from pre-game shootaround and warm-ups. Don't want his Achilles to tighten up on the bench.
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Post#12 » by zimpy27 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:50 pm

I wonder whether it was smart coming back from injury with a team looking to 3-peat and not resign you the following season.

GSW have nothing to lose on the gamble of injuring cousins further.
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Post#13 » by The Laker Kid » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:07 pm

In other breaking news, Lebron will also start when he comes back.
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Post#14 » by SlimD235 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:52 pm

Tiny ball wrote:This is going to piss Some one off.

Yeah. Kevon Looney. LOL
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Post#15 » by EvanZ » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:41 pm

SlimD235 wrote:
Tiny ball wrote:This is going to piss Some one off.

Yeah. Kevon Looney. LOL


It's saving Kevon Looney from wear and tear. He should be grateful. I'm also pretty sure Kevon Looney is not capable of emotion. :lol:
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Re: Steve Kerr: DeMarcus Cousins Will Start Immediately 

Post#16 » by PizzaSteve » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:34 pm

Will be a flashback to old big starting look, like with Bogut and Zaza. Warriors have done less mobile good passing P&R saavy big many times, and it will work. Boogie will excel and even hobbled match zaza in effectiveness. Zaza always left early and Bell or Looney to come in will sub in with Iggy/Livingstone for a defensive faster, small ball with length look with KD, Klay ( "curry chatting with Boogie on bench)
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Re: Steve Kerr: DeMarcus Cousins Will Start Immediately 

Post#17 » by Pickled Prunes » Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:51 pm

EvanZ wrote:
SlimD235 wrote:
Tiny ball wrote:This is going to piss Some one off.

Yeah. Kevon Looney. LOL


It's saving Kevon Looney from wear and tear. He should be grateful. I'm also pretty sure Kevon Looney is not capable of emotion. :lol:

Looney, Jerebko and Damion Jones all understand who Boogie is. There will be no hurt feelings.
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Post#18 » by EvanZ » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:49 pm

Pickled Prunes wrote:
EvanZ wrote:
SlimD235 wrote:Yeah. Kevon Looney. LOL


It's saving Kevon Looney from wear and tear. He should be grateful. I'm also pretty sure Kevon Looney is not capable of emotion. :lol:

Looney, Jerebko and Damion Jones all understand who Boogie is. There will be no hurt feelings.


I mean Looney deserved to start way more than Damian Jones and he never got mad.
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Post#19 » by triple_threat » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:06 am

says Kerr the most overrrared coach in the NBA
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Post#20 » by LOBoom1 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:20 am

This is obviously the way to go. Dude averaged 25 12 and 5 before he got injured and people worried about KEVIN LOONEY. Pfffffff
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