After missing a free throw with 15 seconds left in the 4th quarter, Pelicans’ star Center chases down the offensive rebound.
In the process, Cousins steps awkwardly on his left heel and instantly hits the floor. Cousins had to be carried off the floor and was almost instantly diagnosed with a torn left Achilles.
He will miss the rest of the season and likely (what would have been) his first playoff appearance. Thoughts and prayers go out to DeMarcus Cousins for a speedy recovery. The NBA and the entire sport of basketball lost tonight.
Players and fans all across the community showed their support.
Thoughts out to @boogiecousins! Hope you good big fella. 🙏🏾
— LeBron James (@KingJames) January 27, 2018
All prayers up for big fella @boogiecousins 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽
— Karl-Anthony Towns (@KarlTowns) January 27, 2018
My prayers go out to @boogiecousins 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾
— DWade (@DwyaneWade) January 27, 2018
Hope big fella @boogiecousins is ok!!! Prayers 👏🏼
— Kevin Love (@kevinlove) January 27, 2018