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DeMarcus Cousins reunited with Anthony Davis, Los Angeles Lakers set the All-Star trio

DeMarcus Cousins reunited with Anthony Davis, Los Angeles Lakers set the All-Star trio

After plan A with Kawhi Leonard collapsed, Los Angeles Lakers immediately recruited a series of names to complete the formation in just 24 hours.

DeMarcus Cousins will work with Anthony Davis and LeBron James to create the All-star trio at Staples Center. He only received a small amount of US $ 3.5 million in a year with Los Angeles Lakers. This salary is even lower than the $ 5.3 million DeMarcus Cousins received from the Golden State Warriors last season.

DeMarcus Cousins after a year of healing has returned to playing in Golden State Warriors in January. He played 30 games for the Oracle Arena team but missed most of the NBA play-off stage because of quadriceps muscle injuries.

In the last NBA season, four-time striker All-star scored an average of 16.3 points and 8.2 rebounds per game. However, DeMarcus Cousins only achieved a successful three-point throw at 27.4%, the lowest figure since the 2014/15 season.

At Los Angeles Lakers, DeMarcus Cousins will reunite his former teammate Anthony Davis. The duo had nearly a year of playing together at the New Orleans Pelicans until DeMarcus Cousins had Achilles tendon rupture in January 2018. After that, Anthony Davis wore DeMarcus Cousins shirt to play the All-star game.

Los Angeles Lakers also recruited another player from Golden State Warriors Quinn Cook. The defender agreed to stick with the Yellow - Purple troop for 2 years with a salary of 6 million dollars. Besides, JaVale McGee, Rajon Rondo and Alex Caruso both agreed to stay with Staples Center.