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DeMarcusCousins

  • position Center
  • height 6-11
  • Weight 260
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Mobile, Alabama

Fifth overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft (Sacramento Kings)

High School

Averaged 24.1 points, 13.2 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 3.2 blocks and 5.1 steals per game his senior season … Earned Parade and McDonald’s All-American honors in 2009 … Finished the McDonald’s All-American Game with 14 points and eight rebounds in 17 minutes of play…A member of the 2009 USA Junior National Select Team … Participated in the Jordan Classic All-Star Game and Nike Hoop Summit … Helped lead LeFlore to state semifinal appearances in 2008 and 2009 … Ranked the second best recruit in the country and the No. 1 power forward by Rivals.com.

Personal

Son of Monique Cousins … Chose UK over N.C. State, Washington, Memphis, UAB and Kansas State.

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