Washington Wizards point guard John Wall was all of us in this moment. The first time Wall heard that DeMarcus Cousins signed with the Warriors, Wall was in a state of pure denial.
The Warriors' signing of DeMarcus Cousins for just $5.3 million sent shockwaves throughout the NBA landscape, and for good reason. One of the best centers in the league when healthy, Cousins averaged 25.4 points, 12.9 rebounds, 5.4 assists, and 1.6 blocks per game in 48 games for the New Orleans Pelicans last season. His season ended abruptly due to a torn left Achilles.
Wall was dumbfounded at first, but he later clarified he understood Cousins' decision. In an interview with the Lexington Herald Leader, Wall said, "
KD's message to fans hating on DeMarcus Cousins:— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 25, 2018
Let 'em hate. pic.twitter.com/R8wzDKxl4U