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MINNEAPOLIS — DeMarcus Cousins will sit out when the Warriors (47-22) go to the Minnesota Timberwolves (32-38) on Tuesday, marking the second consecutive recreation he’ll miss due to a sore proper ankle.
The Warriors additionally listed veteran Shaun Livingston (relaxation) and rookie ahead Jacob Evans (sickness) as questionable. After lacking Monday’s loss in San Antonio due to dental work, Andre Iguodala is listed as possible.
The Warriors don’t take into account Cousins’ harm to be severe after MRI outcomes taken on Monday got here out clear. However they’ve exercised warning with any illnesses their star gamers have. Although the Warriors stress that Cousins’ newest harm is just not associated to his surgically repaired left Achilles tendon, they wish to preserve his workload on back-to-backs and make sure that any accidents don’t trigger Cousins to overly compensate on his left Achilles.
Given Cousins’ absence, Andrew Bogut may begin once more for the second consecutive night time after posting seven factors and 7 rebounds in his 19 minutes in Monday’s recreation in San Antonio. It seems possible that Bogut’s minutes will stay restricted, although, whereas he’s recovering from jetlag. After spending the previous yr taking part in with the Sydney Kings of Australia’s Nationwide Basketball League, Bogut agreed to a deal Warriors about two weeks in the past, secured a piece visa after which took a 15-hour flight this previous weekend from Sydney to the Bay Space.
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