DeMarcus Cousins is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicansof the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed "Boogie", he played college basketball for the University of Kentucky, where he was an All-American in 2010. He left Kentucky after one season, and was selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft by the Sacramento Kings. In his first season with the Kings, Cousins was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team, and from 2015 to 2017, he was named an NBA All-Star. He is also a two-time gold medal winner as a member of the United States national team, winning his first in 2014 at the FIBA Basketball World Cup and his second in 2016 at the Rio Olympics.DeMarcus has joined the Shock Doctor team to help increase awareness of the importance of premium mouthguard protection during Basketball and other intense physical sports.
height / weight / date of birth:
- 270 lbs.
- August 13,1990
highlights & awards:
- Olympic Gold Medalist
- 3x Time NBA All-Star
- 2x All-NBA Second Team
- Named to the 2010-2011 NBA All- Rookie First Team
- College: University of Kentucky
- Draft: 2010 > Round: 1 > Pick: 5
- NBA Debut: 2010
- Years Pro: 6
- Shoe Size: 16
- Favorite comfort food is chips