DeMarcus Cousins Is Officially A 3-Point Threat Now

Published on October 29th, 2015 by Astramskas, David | 1,704 views

He warned you all summer. Even before DeMarcus Cousins was “joking” that he was a shooter during training camp, he was showing off his range in summer exhibition games.  In September, Cousins made 5 3-pointers in a half during the Kentucky vs UNC Alumni Charity Game.  A month before that game, Boogie was on fire from downtown and scored a ridiculous 91 points during Eric Bledsoe’s Back-To-School Charity game.

On Wednesday night against the Clippers – a team Cousins says he “honestly hates” – he connected on 4 of 5 3-pointers on his way to a team-high 32 points. Unfortunately, he also had 8 turnovers before fouling out in the loss.

So the big question is: Is DeMarcus Cousins a legit 3-point threat now?  Well, he only made 1 out of 12 in the preseason and the 4 3-pointers last night matches his best season total which was way back in 2012/13.  I guess we will just have to wait and see but if he does become a threat from 3, then Boogie just might become the scariest player in the league…he might already be that if you consider his temper but i’m talking about just skills.


About the Author

David Astramskas,

Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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