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In scred, DeMarcus Cousins ​​has done something unheard of for 35 years!

Replacement in Denver, DeMarcus Cousins ​​whips hard to show that he still has his place in the league. In any case, he showed a flash of his enormous talent against Portland, with an extremely rare line of stats! Clearly, the pivot still has it under his feet.

The past few years have not been kind to DeMarcus Cousins, who has played just 98 games in three years. Wracked by injuries, the interior who was once in the Top 3 of the league in his position now finds himself having to fight for small contracts in order to stay in the NBA. Luckily for him, it looks like he found his happiness in Colorado, with the Nuggets retaining him after two 10-day contracts.

In Mile High City, he is obviously not a starter and must above all serve as a stand-in for the reigning MVP, Nikola Jokic. Considered capricious in the past, the pivot adapts well to it for the moment and is quite productive, with nearly 8 points and 7 rebounds per game. At times, he is still able to show the full extent of his talent, as against the Blazers recently. The former Kings and Pelicans was indeed entertained against the players of Rip City, to the point of making history!

DeMarcus Cousins ​​brilliant off the bench for Denver

DeMarcus Cousins ​​had 19 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists against the Blazers tonight.

He is the only NBA player in the past 35 seasons to record that stat line while finishing the game with less than 20 minutes played.

Despite the fact that he comes off the bench, DMC remains capable of putting his opponents through an ordeal. The ex-fifth pick from Kentucky remains extremely technically gifted, and if he can sometimes still annoy by his behavior on the ground, he has rather calmed down. In any case, with the Joker and him, Denver has a hell of a rotation at position 5. Not a bad thing in view of the playoffs, given that their franchise player will be particularly watched on the ground:

Even without a lot of playing time, DeMarcus Cousins ​​is still able to let loose and the Blazers racket has learned that the hard way. With those kinds of performances, he can make the Nuggets keep him beyond the summer!

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