How DeMarcus Cousins can take final step to becoming an elite NBA big man

DeMarcus Cousins - photo by Tammie Brown |
DeMarcus Cousins – photo by Tammie Brown |

Sacramento Kings’ center  is well on his way to being one of the best big men in the NBA, but, in the coming season, he’ll still have to prove to many that his attitude can work in his favor instead of holding him back.  Look, the young man was a risky draft pick in 2010. He had the skillset to be a talented big man, but had the personality red flags of a Latrell Sprewell, and questions loomed about his commitment to conditioning.  Athletically, the 6’11” University of star could have been the top draft pick. Instead, four teams passed on him before the star-deprived Kings finally took a chance on him with the fifth pick.


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