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SportNBA Says DeMarcus Cousins Fouled Marc Gasol in Final Minute of Game 5

12:40  12 june  2019
12:40  12 june  2019 Source:   si.com

NBA Finals: Warriors big man DeMarcus Cousins available for Game 1

NBA Finals: Warriors big man DeMarcus Cousins available for Game 1 NBA Finals: Warriors big man DeMarcus Cousins available for Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Warriors coach Steve Kerr told reporters that Cousins, who suffered a torn quad muscle in the first round of the playoffs, will play Thursday night against the Toronto Raptors. Cousins returned to the practice floor last Thursday in an effort to return the floor. At that time, the team said that Cousins would be available “at some point” during the Finals. Cousins hasn’t played since April 16, when he injured his left quad in Game 2 of the Warriors’ opening round series against the Los Angeles Clippers.

Last Two Minute Report says this should have been a foul on DeMarcus Cousins at the rim against Marc Gasol pic.twitter.com/kxnwi7WrfE. Additionally, the report states that the officials correctly ruled that DeMarcus Cousins committed offensive goaltending with 1:59 remaining and that Cousins set a

— The NBA says Toronto’s Marc Gasol should have been given two free throws with 49 seconds left of Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto, a game that the Gasol was fouled by the Warriors’ DeMarcus Cousins on a drive, the NBA said in its Last Two Minute Report that was issued Tuesday.

NBA Says DeMarcus Cousins Fouled Marc Gasol in Final Minute of Game 5© Screenshot via @NBA

The NBA said DeMarcus Cousins fouled Marc Gasol in a crucial moment of Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday.

In the Last Two Minutes Report from Monday, the NBA determined Cousins should have been called for a foul with 49 seconds remaining in the game.

The play came after Klay Thompson hit a go-ahead three-pointer for the Warriors and Golden State was up 106–103.

DeMarcus Cousins admits his conditioning has been an issue in NBA Finals

DeMarcus Cousins admits his conditioning has been an issue in NBA Finals DeMarcus Cousins has had some stretches of play during the NBA Finals where he looks like his old self, but there have been other times when he looks extremely rusty. That was to be expected after he suffered a torn quad muscle less than two months ago, and the All-Star big man admits he is dealing with some conditioning issues. Cousins said this week that he has been trying to “push through” and simply doesn’t know how his body will react from day to day. “I’m still at the point where I’m trying to train my legs to be at that level 100 percent of the time. I just haven’t had time to focus on that,” Cousins admitted this week, via Anthony Slater of The Athletic.

Last Two Minute Report says this should have been a foul on DeMarcus Cousins at the rim against Marc Gasol pic.twitter.com/kxnwi7WrfE. Additionally, the report states that the officials correctly ruled that DeMarcus Cousins committed offensive goaltending with 1:59 remaining and that Cousins set a

DeMarcus Cousins vs. Marc Gasol -- two former All-Stars facing off, both in search of their first championship ring. Four games into the 2019 Durant, meanwhile, he has spent the first four games of The Finals offering tips, giving pep talks and leading cheers for a Warriors team that has lost three

The Warriors held on to win 106–105 and forced a Game 6. The Raptors lead the series 3–2, and Game 6 will be Thursday at Oracle Arena.

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NBA Says DeMarcus Cousins Fouled Marc Gasol in Final Minute of Game 5

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