Golden State Warriors All-Star Center DeMarcus Cousins Diagnosed With Torn Left Quad Muscle And Will Be Out For The Remainder Of The Playoffs

All-Star Center, DeMarcus Cousins have been diagnosed with torn left quad muscle after an MRI was conducted.

Cousins will not be going through surgery and is set to start his rehab for the injury.

The Golden State Warriors were playing against the Clippers when Cousins attained the injury, the GSW blew a 31 point lead and the series is currently tied at 1-1.

Boogie was injured when he was trying to run down a loose ball before it went out of bounds, he then stumbled and went down without any contact.

Grabbing his left quad, Boogie walked off the floor and went to the locker room.

When Steve Kerr was asked about the injury, he said, “There’s a pretty significant quad injury. We’ll get an MRI. But he’s going to be out for… I’ll just say a while because I think it’s unclear right now how long he’ll be out. It’s significant.”

This was the first playoff appearance for DeMarcus Cousins, who is now 28-years-old and his first playoff win was on Saturday, during Game 1 against the Clippers.

Boogie signed a 1 year $5.3 Million deal with the Golden State Warriors last offseason, he missed the first 45 games of the regular season as he was recovering from a ruptured left Achilles tendon, he attained the injury while he was playing for the New Orleans Pelicans in January 2018.

Cousins was picked 5th overall in the 2010 draft by the Sacramento Kings, he is also a 4-time All-Star who averages 21.2 points, 10.9 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.4 steals, and 1.2 blocks per game in his career averages.

The Game 3 will be on April 18, 10:30 P.M. Warriors will be playing against the Clippers at the Staples Center.

 

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