Latest DeMarcus Cousins News

Nuggets need more than healthy Murray, Porter to contend

May. 04, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Michael Malone says the Denver Nuggets realize they won't transform into NBA title contenders simply by getting Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr. back on the court. Denver's coach said Wednesday the Nuggets need to vastly improve on defense, whether that's through...

Nuggets eye deep playoff run next season with healthy team

Apr. 28, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The immediate plans for reigning NBA MVP Nikola Jokic center on heading home to Serbia so he can tend to his horses and spend time with the family, which now includes a daughter. “I just hope that I’m going to have — how do you call it — a non-stressful,...

Curry, Warriors hold off Jokic, eliminate Nuggets in Game 5

Apr. 28, 2022 02:16 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Back in the starting lineup at last, Stephen Curry took over late and brought his team back just as he has so many times during Golden State's deep postseason runs. Curry scored 30 points in his return to the starting five and the Warriors beat Nikola Jokic...

Nuggets' Cousins fined $15K for kicking towels into stands

Apr. 26, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nuggets center DeMarcus Cousins has been fined $15,000 for kicking towels into the stands during Game 4 of Denver's first-round playoff series against Golden State, the NBA announced Tuesday. The incident occurred when Cousins returned to the bench after getting...

Curry, Poole, Thompson lead Warriors past Nuggets, 118-113

Apr. 22, 2022 02:23 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Golden State Warriors proved they're good counter punchers, withstanding a fired-up Denver Nuggets team that finally took the fight to them instead of the officials and each other. Stephen Curry and Jordan Poole scored 27 points each, Klay Thompson made six...

Nuggets put bickering aside, trail Warriors 2-0 in series

Apr. 20, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray found himself in the middle of things on the court — as a peacemaker, not a point guard. In street clothes, the injured Murray, who hasn't played in more than a year, had to break up a squabble between Will Barton and DeMarcus Cousins during a timeout...

Curry scores 34 points off bench, Warriors lead Nuggets 2-0

Apr. 19, 2022 02:17 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry drove to the basket with fervor and knocked down a 3-pointer while falling to the ground getting fouled to convert a key four-point play, exhibiting all the signs he's his healthy former self at last. And the raucous home crowd loved every minute...

Poole shines in playoff debut, Curry back as Warriors win

Apr. 17, 2022 00:54 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Coach Steve Kerr suddenly faces a playoff conundrum: start Stephen Curry again for Game 2 of the playoffs for Golden State and move Jordan Poole back to the bench or stick with what worked so well in the opener and be extra cautious with Curry. 'Yeah, we’ll...

Reaves, Monk lead Lakers past Nuggets 146-141 in OT

Apr. 11, 2022 02:58 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Malik Monk had a career-best 41 points and Austin Reaves set career highs with 31 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 146-141 overtime victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night in what might have been Frank Vogel’s final game as coach. ...

Jokic gets 38, leads Nuggets past LeBron-less Lakers 129-118

Apr. 03, 2022 19:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 38 points, 18 rebounds and six assists, and the Denver Nuggets moved into fifth place in the Western Conference with a 129-118 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Will Barton scored 25 points and Aaron Gordon added 24 points and eight...