The Basketball Gods Hate Boogie

If you are the kind of person that believes in karma, then perhaps the injury to DeMarcus Cousins on Friday night, as devastating as it is, Achilles rehab for a year, is the consequence for whatever is in Boogie’s past the Basketball God’s just don’t like. His past makes me think Cousins was born on…

Embiid, Cousins, or the Field?

In the middle of the 2015-16 season, when the Golden State Warriors were obliterating friend and foe, it was considered smart to say that the NBA, which has always been about size, was shifting towards small ball as Curry wannabes were in their driveway launching up three pointers with regularity and ignoring everything else about…

Bullies Get Bullied, or Do They?

Although it feels like DeMarcus Cousins is having a career year across the board, really, he is not. His three point shot attempts are way up, his assists are a career high, his midrange shot is going in at a 50% clip. But. He is not posting career highs in points, shots made, offensive rating…

Now We Know: Boogie Isn’t A Savior

The DeMarcus Cousins trade to the Pelicans was a dramatic and frankly shocking event that happened seven days ago. In those seven days the Pelicans were pushed to the front of the 8th seed class by the experts. The x’s and o’s in a Warriors playoff matchup were debated. The Demarcus-[Anthony] Davis duo was canonized…

DeMarcus Cousins, All-Star

It’s been a long road to here. But DeMarcus Cousins will gladly accept the winter pains of traveling in February to show up at his second All-Star game, selected by the coaches, which for Cousins is a beautiful thing. He is being talked about for something other than his behavior, his immaturity and the reckless…