DeMarcus Cousins didn’t exactly get off to a great start this season. The Sacramento Kings big man was rumored to be on his way out after a few run-ins with coach George Karl.
Well, it seems Cousins and Karl have put their differences behind them, and the young center is playing the best basketball of his career.
DeMarcus Cousins has 30 pts and 10 reb in 8 of his 12 games this month. In the other 4 games, he has averaged 26.0 pts, 11.8 reb.— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) January 26, 2016
On Monday, Cousins followed up a career-high 48-point performance with an NBA season-high 56 points against the Hornets in a 129-128 loss. The back-to-back games put him in some elite company.
Back-to-Back Games with 45 Points & 10 Rebounds -- Last 30 Seasons— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) January 26, 2016