Cousins has knee scare
SACRAMENTO, CA (TheSpread) – The Sacramento Kings got a scare on Thursday, as DeMarcus Cousins suffered an injury while practicing with Team USA.
Cousins injured his right knee while going for a loose ball according to ESPN, but thankfully the MRI on the knee revealed no structural damage.
“USA Basketball National Team member DeMarcus Cousins suffered a knee-to-knee collision with a teammate during Thursday's USA practice in Chicago. According to USA Basketball team physician Dr. Lisa Callahan (Hospital for Special Surgery/New York Knicks), an MRI was done and revealed no structural damage. Cousins is listed as day to day,” the team said in a statement.
Following the injury to Paul George last month, players and organizations have grown concerned over these franchise players getting seriously injured.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Sacramento Kings have 250/1 odds to win the NBA Finals in 2015. Cleveland is the favorite to win it all with 5/2 odds, while the San Antonio Spurs have 4/1 odds.