Report: Warriors’ DeMarcus Cousins on track to return during Western Conference finals

Report: Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins on track to return during Western Conference finals

  • The Starters: How important is DeMarcus Cousins to Warriors’ title hopes?
  • DeMarcus Cousins, who has been sidelined since April 15 with a torn quariceps muscle, is on course to return to the Warriors during the Western Conference finals, according to Marc Stein of the New York Times.
  • Another reward for the victorious Warriors: League sources say that DeMarcus Cousins – if he maintains his recent progress from a torn quad – is on course to make a return to the Warriors’ active roster during the Western Conference finals.
  • Cousins has been out since Game 2 of Golden State’s first-round series with the Clippers.
  • After Friday’s series-clinching win over the Rockets, the Warriors don’t play until Tuesday night, when they’ll meet either Denver or Portland, who face off Sunday in Game 7.
  • In 30 games this season, Cousins averaged 16.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.5 blocks in 25.7 minutes.