Despite signing DeMarcus Cousins within the offseason, the Golden State Warriors have been with out the star all season because of a lingering Achilles tendon harm from again in January of final yr. This previous week, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr defined that Cousins is aiming for a January 18th return. Now, in accordance with ESPN, Kerr is speaking about what Cousins position shall be when he comes again.
“He’ll begin,” Kerr defined to reporters on Thursday. “I will begin him. After that, all the things’s on the desk. We have to determine what the rotations will appear to be, 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 a substitute of the 18th, though the latter was a date that was agreed upon by the coaching workers.
“It was a battle between myself, the coaching workers, the fellows on the high,” Cousins said. “Eventually all of us obtained on the identical web page and we settled for that date.”
When Cousins comes again, the Warriors will change into 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.