If there’s big news coming out of Sacramento, it’s usually about how (a) the team might be leaving; (b) DeMarcus Cousins is in trouble; or (c) Tyreke Evans might be traded. And today, it’s (b). Check below for the full scoop on what Cousins did this time.
This is a guy that was once touted as the best point guard in the league during his tenure as a Jazz.
Clearly, that sentiment was still strong over this past summer when he was heavily pursued by teams, before the coveted guard chose to sign with the Brooklyn Nets for nearly $100 million.
Is it a simple case of a lack of effort for the guard, who has been handsomely paid? Or is it, like he said, the difference between a system that works for him and one that doesn’t? Williams is averaging 16.8 points and 8.2 assists – very solid numbers for most point guards – but he’s also shooting 39.6 percent from the field and 29.4 percent from the 3-point line, all well below his career averages.
Now that this weekly feature has missed its regularly scheduled day for a second straight week, we may just move it to Friday. That will be discussed at the home office.
Last week’s edition of The Bernucca List was “active players whose uniform number is zero.” Reader Kyle Neeley provided the correct answer just under three hours after the list was published.