DeMarcus Cousins turns in dominant performance

DeMarcus Cousins - photo by Walter Cornett |
DeMarcus Cousins – photo by Walter Cornett |

Kings center turned in a dominant performance, doubling up with a team-high 34 points and 17 rebounds in his team’s 98-92 victory over the Clippers Sunday afternoon.

Cousins got off to a fast start, tallying 15 points and 10 rebounds in the first 24 minutes of the game. He shot 15 of 23 from the field and 4 of 5 from the free throw line. Six of his 17 rebounds came from the offensive end of the glass. He also chipped in with five assists and three blocks while logging 34 minutes of game action.

Cousins has two double-doubles through three games. He’s averaging 23.7 points, 12.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists while shooting 58.1 percent from the field.