The news: Nuggets will sign DeMarcus Cousins ​​on a 10-day contract

DeMarcus Cousins ​​is reportedly close to finding a new home, with the Denver Nuggets planning to sign the big man on a 10-day contract. according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania.

The 31-year-old gave up the Milwaukee Bucks this week to open a roster and create a strong center rotation in Denver behind reigning MVP Nikola Jokic.

He would also meet former coach Mike Malone, who was at the Sacramento Kings in 2013-14.

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Cousins, who has struggled with injuries in recent seasons, split the split between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers last season after missing the entire 2019-20 season due to an ACL injury.

He was productive in Milwaukee, averaging 9.0 points and 5.8 rebounds in 17 games (five starts).

According to Marc Spears of The Undefeated, Cousins ​​will first meet with Nuggets President Tim Connelly “before the contract is officially offered.”

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