DeMarcus Cousins gets high marks from Coach K

DeMarcus Cousins - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com
DeMarcus Cousins – photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

From the proverbial chopping block to the head of the class, it has been quite the turnaround for in his Team USA experience this summer.

Or so it might have seemed.

After the center had his latest strong outing in the FIBA World Cup, American coach took an opportunity to clear up the subplot to Cousins’ recent success.

Despite all that chatter during Las Vegas training camp about Cousins possibly missing the cut and Krzyzewski’s prodigy, the Brooklyn Nets’ Mason Plumlee taking his place, the coach whose analysis at the time had sparked all the speculation said that was never the case.

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