From a Warriors’ side, it’s a box of a abounding removing richer. They’ve won a championship 3 of a past 4 seasons with an conflict complicated on fringe sharpened and defense. In a 6-foot-7-inch, 270-pound Cousins, they now have a widespread participation on a low retard as well.
“It’s a opposite dimension,” Myers said. “It’s not something that we’ve ever had as distant as a low-post hazard given I’ve been here. I’m excited. we wish he’s excited.”
Cousins averaged 25.2 points and career highs in rebounds (12.9), assists (5.4) and mins (36.2) with New Orleans before removing hurt. He has been undone by a tedium of rehab though is being discreet in his approach.
“I’m surpassing weekly, that is a positive,” Cousins said. “As distant as a timetable, to be determined. we have to be intelligent about it. I’m in a singular conditions as good where I’m not indispensable right away. Time is kind of on my side so we have a probability to get to 100 percent.
“Making it to a playoffs won’t be an emanate for this organisation obviously. Once a basketball partial comes, all else will take caring of itself.”
A mob of media attended a news conference, flanked by 150 immature fans who were holding partial in a basketball stay hold by Warriors. Cousins answered questions from dual of a youngsters who were fervent to know who his favorite players were flourishing up.
The 27-year-old with a discerning rage and a story of pier adult technical fouls during a fast rate showed a witty side when he joked about a probability of fighting with new teammates Kevin Durant and Draymond Green, dual players with whom he’s had on-court issues in a past.
“Might as well,” Cousins pronounced as a throng laughed.
Cousins incited critical during one indicate when asked about reports that he had been offering a new agreement by New Orleans before signing with Golden State.
“Only me and [Pelicans ubiquitous manager] Dale Demps know what was pronounced on a phone that night,” Cousins said. “We both know a law and I’ll leave it during that.”
As for his new team, Cousins has digested quickly. He played with several members of a Warriors while winning a bullion award as partial of Team USA during a 2016 Summer Olympics.
“Me and Draymond clicked right away,” Cousins said. “We’re dual goofballs that like to fun around a lot. Same with KD and same thing with Steph [Curry]. It’s a good group. we consider we’ll filigree well.”
Until he is medically privileged to play, Cousins will continue to rehab and learn manager Steve Kerr’s system. He’ll also strech out to a Oakland community, something he done a still robe of while in Sacramento personification for a Kings.
“I get out in a ‘hoods,” Cousins said. “I wish to go to a worst, a grimiest places. That’s where we wish to be. Those are customarily a kids or a communities that kind of get left behind or lost about. we feel like we was in that conditions during one point. That’s where my mindset is and that’s what we mount for.”