NBA Basketball

Nuggets sign Cousins on 10-day contract

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DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets signed four-time All-Star DeMarcus Cousins to a 10-day contract on Friday to back up Nikola Jokic.

The 6-foot-10 Cousins will be eligible to play in six games for the Nuggets, starting Friday night game against Memphis.

Cousins averaged 9.1 points and 5.8 rebounds in 17 games for Milwaukee, but was released this month as the Bucks wanted to open a roster spot.


Rebounds Per Game
Rank Name RPG
1 R. Gobert, UTA15.0
2 N. Jokic, DEN13.9
3 C. Capela, ATL13.1
4 J. Valanciunas, NOP12.0
5 D. Sabonis, IND11.9
6 G. Antetokounmpo, MIL11.3
7 N. Vucevic, CHI11.1
8 J. Allen, CLE10.9
9 J. Nurkic, POR10.7
10 J. Embiid, PHI10.6
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Blocks Per Game
Rank Name BPG
1 M. Turner, IND2.81
2 R. Gobert, UTA2.28
3 J. Jackson Jr., MEM2.17
4 M. Bamba, ORL2.14
5 R. Williams, BOS2.11
6 E. Mobley, CLE1.71
7 D. Gafford, WAS1.69
8 J. Poeltl, SAS1.54
9 M. Robinson, NYK1.52
10 C. Capela, ATL1.50
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