April 5, 2015; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) dribbles the basketball against Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) during the second quarter at Sleep Train Arena. The Jazz defeated the Kings 101-95. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
DeMarcus Cousins and the Trailing Three
Assuming it can be consistent, I LOVE the idea of Cousins taking the trailing three. When George Karl suggested he was implementing a fast-faced offense, I was more than skeptical.
After all, how can you maximize the potential of your best player (banging out in the low post) if he’s the last one up the court (which seems like a boon on the shot clock, mind you). But rest assured, with the development of Boogie’s long ball, the Kings will be dangerous if opposing bigs have to respect his shot.
I’d still like to see Boogie crash boards a little harder and establish himself in the post when he gets the chance.
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