Demarcus Cousins, a well-known American basketball player, is nicknamed as “Boogie.” During his collegiate career, he was a member of the Kentucky Wildcats. He left Kentucky after one season and was drafted by the Sacramento Kings in the NBA draught in 2010. From 2015 through 2018, he was selected to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. He’s also been chosen to the NBA’s All-Star team.
DeMarcus Cousins was born in the city of Mobile, Alabama, on August 13, 1990. Jessie and Monique Cousins are his parents. Jaleel is his only brother, and he has four sisters. His younger brother is a professional basketball player as well.
He went to Leflore Magnet High School, which is close to his house.
During his senior year of high school, he was named to the Parade All-American team after averaging eight rebounds and 14 points. In Portland, he also participated in the Nike Hoop Summit 2009. He was committed to Alabama Birmingham on February 28, 2008, but did not sign an intent contract. In 2009, he opted to leave UAB and commit to Memphis. He was taken as the 5th overall selection in the NBA draught 2010 by the Sacramento Kings on April 7, 2010. He signed a $7 million rookie deal with the organization on July 7, 2010. He was a member of the team till 2017, and he also competed in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.He signed with the New Orleans Pelicans on February 20, 2017, for a one-year contract. He was also the only NBA player, after Kareem Abdul, to have 20 rebounds, 40 points, and ten assets at the time. He was diagnosed with a torn Achilles tendon and had to undergo surgery. He joined the Golden State Warriors and signed a one-year contract for $5.3 million after receiving no meaningful offers from other clubs. On July 6, 2019, he signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.Demarcus also played for the United States national team, winning a gold medal in the FIBA Basketball World Cup.In addition, he and his USA team won a gold medal in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He signed a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 6, but he tore his ligament during practices, and the team dismissed him on February 23, 2020.
He married Morgan Lang, his longtime lover, on August 24, 2019, in the year 2019. He and his wife have two children. When a video of Demarcus threatening to murder his ex-girlfriend was leaked, he became embroiled in a dispute. After a few days, the allegations of domestic violence against him were withdrawn. He keeps a low profile when it comes to his personal life.
J Demarcus Cousins, who was born on August 13, 1990, is 31 years old today, January 23, 2022. He stands 2.11 meters tall and weighs 122 kg.
Demarcus Cousins has a net worth of roughly $45 million as of January 2022, which he has accumulated from his basketball career. He receives an annual salary of $18 million and made roughly $45 million in sponsorships and salaries in 2018-19. He is one of the world’s highest-paid athletes. DeMarcus Cousins has a large fan base throughout the world, and he has played for three clubs so far: the Golden State Warriors, the New Orleans Pelicans, and the Sacramento Kings. He has loved basketball since he was a youngster, which is why he is such a fantastic player today. He never allowed his failures demotivate him; instead, he awoke with renewed vigor and enthusiasm for his sport.