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SportReport: DeMarcus Cousins feared to have torn quad

08:30  16 april  2019
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DeMarcus Amir Cousins (born August 13, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

When DeMarcus Cousins crumpled to the floor on Friday night late in the fourth quarter, medical professionals around the NBA suspected one of the worst injuries a player can suffer: the torn Achilles tendon.

Report: DeMarcus Cousins feared to have torn quad© Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

There is great concern that DeMarcus Cousins may have suffered a torn quad during Game 2 of the LA Clippers-Golden State Warriors first round playoff series on Monday night.

Cousins went down with a non-contact injury early in the first quarter while chasing a loose ball. He limped off the court and into the locker room and did not return to the game.

Cousins will undergo an MRI on his quad, but for now, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski says there is fear Cousins tore his quad.

David J. Chao, a sports medical analyst and former Chargers team doctor, delineated the different kinds of tears and the impact they could have. He says a torn quad muscle would be a short-term injury, while a torn quad tendon could require surgery.

Video of Cousins walking into the locker room showed his left quad visibly bunched up as he walked.

Cousins is only in his third month back in action for the Warriors after returning from his torn Achilles’ tendon. He is averaging 16.3 points and 8.2 rebounds per game this season.

Steve Kerr on DeMarcus Cousins: ‘There’s a pretty significant quad injury’

Steve Kerr on DeMarcus Cousins: ‘There’s a pretty significant quad injury’ Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins went down with a quad injury that head coach Steve Kerr said is 'pretty significant.'

DeMarcus Cousins ' season has ended early after suffering a torn left achilles.

Devastating blow for DeMarcus Cousins , who would've made his first trip to the playoffs and entered free agency off his most successful pro season. But now that Cousins is done for the year, the Pelicans will have to lean on All-Star Anthony Davis, point guard Jrue Holiday via Bleacher Report .

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Report: DeMarcus Cousins feared to have torn quad

NBA team exec: DeMarcus Cousins’ injuries ‘cost him $150 million’.
DeMarcus Cousins’ past two seasons have been cut short due to serious injuries, and one NBA team executive speculated uncertainty over the star’s long-term health will cost him upwards of $150 million in free agency. 

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