Rockets Release DeMarcus Cousins

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Rockets Release DeMarcus Cousins 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:58 pm

The Houston Rockets have released DeMarcus Cousins.


The Rockets guaranteed Cousins' $2.3 million salary for the season last week.


Cousins will find another team to sign with when he clears waivers.

Via Shams Charania/The Athletic

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Re: Rockets Release DeMarcus Cousins 

Post#2 » by Liam_Gallagher » Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:44 pm

He'll be a Laker by Friday. He'll help their depth and size as it's been an issue so far.

G - Shroder/Caruso
G - Pope/THT
F - James/Matthews
F - Davis/Kuzma/Morris/Antetankoubmpo
C - Gasol/Harrell/COUSINS/Kakok
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Re: Rockets Release DeMarcus Cousins 

Post#3 » by Mr__detective » Tue Feb 23, 2021 5:26 pm

Can some team claim him from the waiver?
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Re: Rockets Release DeMarcus Cousins 

Post#4 » by donaldtrump_00 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:04 pm

I mean if he's already got the ring with LA then why not go to the warriors again. He actually let them down more than the Lakers. Plus gets some playing time.
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Re: Rockets Release DeMarcus Cousins 

Post#5 » by TheCage4 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:27 pm

I still do not understand why the Rockets guaranteed his deal only to let him go. Is it cap related?
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Re: Rockets Release DeMarcus Cousins 

Post#6 » by donemilio21 » Wed Feb 24, 2021 12:04 am

He could have been on the 2nd year of a massive contract similar to John Walls, if he hadn't been head case and forced his way out of Sacramento. He probably lost $150M because of that.

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