Report: Pelicans Demarcus Cousins suffers torn Achilles - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Report: Pelicans Demarcus Cousins suffers torn Achilles

Demarcus Cousins/File (Source: New Orleans Pelicans) Demarcus Cousins/File (Source: New Orleans Pelicans)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

The Pelicans won their fourth straight game tonight against Houston but suffered a big loss.

According to ESPN, Demarcus Cousins suffered a torn Achilles that will end his season.

Head coach Alvin Gentry confirmed after the game that Cousins will have an MRI to get the severity of the injury.

The injury comes just as the Pelicans were hitting their stride this season. They’ve won seven of their last eight games.

Cousins was averaging 25.4 points and 12.9 rebounds a game on the season.

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