The Warriors are about to get even scarier.
Despite signing DeMarcus Cousins within the offseason, the Golden State Warriors have been with out the star all season as a consequence of a lingering Achilles tendon harm from again in January of final 12 months. This previous week, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr defined that Cousins is aiming for a January 18th return. Now, in response to ESPN, Kerr is speaking about what Cousins function might be when he comes again.
“He’ll begin,” Kerr defined to reporters on Thursday. “I am going to begin him. After that, every thing’s on the desk. We have to determine what the rotations will seem like, what number of minutes he can play. We’ll need to mess around with the minutes, the mixtures, the units.”
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Kerr has acknowledged that Cousins is considering returning on Wednesday, January 16th as an alternative of the 18th, though the latter was a date that was agreed upon by the coaching employees.
“It was a battle between myself, the coaching employees, the blokes on the high,” Cousins said. “Eventually all of us bought on the identical web page and we settled for that date.”
When Cousins comes again, the Warriors will grow to be even stronger in a convention they’ve dominated during the last 4 seasons. Golden State is second within the Western Conference with a report of 27-14.