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USA BASKETBALL NOTES:

  • Gold Medals: 2016 Olympic Games, 2014 FIBA World Cup.
  • Silver Medal: 2007 USA Basketball Men's Youth Development Festival Blue Team.
  • Member of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team that compiled an 8-0 record to capture a third-straight Olympic gold medal from Aug. 6-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Started five of eight games and averaged 9.1 points, a team second-best 5.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game, while averaging 14.8 minutes of action per game. Shot 61.4 percent (27-44) from the field and 82.6 percent (19-23) from the foul line.
  • Member of the 2016 USA National Team that finished its pre-Olympic tour with a 5-0 record. Was the only player to average a double-double with a team fourth-best 12.8 ppg., 10.0 rpg., and shot 67.7 percent from the field. Started three games.
  • Named a member of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team on June 27, 2016.
  • Started for the victorious USA White Team in 2015 Showcase and recorded a team-high 24 points (12-24 FGs), 11 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals in 22:30 of action.
  • Member of the 2014 USA World Cup Team that finished 9-0 and won the gold medal. Came off the bench in all nine games and averaged 9.6 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 1.3 steals, shot a team high 70.2 percent (33-47) from the field, while averaging 13.8 minutes a game..
  • In 2014 World Cup play, recorded 9 points and 10 rebounds in World Cup opener versus Finland; Scored 11 points against Turkey; Accounted for 13 points and 5 rebounds in win over Dominican Republic; Recorded 11 points against Ukraine; Posted 11 points and 7 rebounds versus Mexico; Finished in gold medal game versus Serbia with 11 points and a team high 9 rebounds.
  • Saw action in three exhibition games during the 2014 USA Men's National Team Tour and averaged 5.3 points and 6.3 rebounds.
  • Named a member of the 2014 USA World Cup Team on Aug. 23.
  • Recorded the only double-double in the 2014 USA Basketball Showcase. Finished with 11 points, a game best 11 rebounds and 2 steals in almost 26 minutes of action for the victorious USA White Team in the abbreviated 2014 USA Basketball Showcase in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Named a member of the 2014-16 USA Men’s National Team on Jan. 23, 2014.
  • Recorded 6 points, 7 rebounds and 1 steal in 16 minutes of action for the USA Blue Team in the 2013 USA Basketball Showcase in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Selected a member of the 2012 USA Basketball Select Team that trained against the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team.
  • Named to the USA Junior National Select Team that competed in the 2009 Nike Hoop Summit and recorded 4 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, 1 blocked shot in 18 minutes of action.
  • Participated in the 2007 USA Basketball Men's Youth Development Festival for the USA Blue Team; averaged 9.2 ppg., 10.0 rpg., 1.4 apg., 1.0 bpg. and 1.6 spg. to help USA Blue finish 2-3 record and earn the silver medal.
  • Among all 2007 Youth Development Festival participants, ranked 5th in rebounding, tied for 8th in blocked shots, tied for 13th in steals and 22nd in scoring.

NBA HONORS:

  • Named All-NBA second team in 2015 and 2016.
  • Two-time (2015 and 2016) NBA Western Conference All-Star Team selection.
  • Named a 2016 NBA Western Conference All-Star and finished with 11 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist in 12 minutes of action.
  • Named a 2015 NBA Western Conference All-Star. Recorded 14 points and 7 rebounds in 18 minutes of action.
  • Named to the 2010-11 NBA All-Rookie First Team
  • Played in the 2012 Rising Stars Challenge playing for Team Chuck.

NBA MILESTONES:

  • Ranks among active NBA players (active in 2015-16), 68th in all-time regular season career points (8366), 46th in rebounding (4473), 52nd in blocked shots (484) and 77th in steals (586).


NBA NOTES:

  • Completed in 2015-16 his 6th NBA season, all with the Sacramento Kings.
  • Has played in 415 NBA regular season games, started 393 times, has averaged 20.2 ppg., 10.8 rpg., 2.7 apg., 1.4 spg., 1.2 bpg., while shooting 46.0 percent from the field and 72.8 percent from the foul line.
  • Played and started 65 games in 2015-16, averaged a career-high 26.9 ppg. (4th in NBA), 11.5 rpg. (5th in NBA), 3.3 apg., 1.6 spg. (22nd in the NBA), 1.4 bpg. (20th in the NBA), shot 45.1 percent from the field, and 71.8 percent from the foul line. Ranked 6th in the NBA in efficiency (26.7).
  • Recorded 47 double-doubles in 2015-16 to rank 6th in the NBA.
  • Named to the 2010-11 T-Mobile NBA All-Rookie First Team after averaging 14.1 ppg (.430 FG%, .167 3pt%, .687 FT%), a team-high 8.6 rpg, 2.5 apg, 1.05 spg, and 28.5 mpg in 81 games (started 62).
  • Set in 2010-11 a new Sacramento-era rookie record for total rebounds in a season (699), surpassing Lionel Simmons' mark of 697, set in 1990-91.
  • Drafted by Sacramento as he fifth overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. Became an early entry candidate after one collegiate season at the University of Kentucky.

COLLEGIATE NOTES:

  • Led Kentucky in 2009-10 to a 35-3 record, Southeastern Conference regular season and tournament titles, and the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight. It marked Kentucky's 50th NCAA Tournament appearance.
  • Earned Associated Press First Team and John R. Wooden All-American honors.
  • As a freshman at the University of Kentucky, played in 38 games (started 37) and averaged 15.1 ppg., 9.8 rpg, 1.0 apg., 1.0 spg., 1.8 bpg., and 23.5 mpg., and shot 55.8 percent from the field.
  • Named the SEC Freshman of the Year and garnered All-SEC first team honors.
  • Honored as a finalist for the 2010 Wooden Award and the Oscar Robertson Trophy (given to the nation's top player by the USBWA).
  • Led the Southeastern Conference with 20 double-doubles, eclipsing the previous UK freshman record of 11 held by Chris Mills (1988-89).

PERSONAL NOTES:

  • Born August 13, 1991.
  • Son of Monique and Jessie Cousins.
  • Has one brother, Jaleel, and four sisters, Ryan, Jessica, Jesslyn and Auriel.
  • Attended LeFlore Magnet High School (Alabama) senior and junior years and earned Parade and McDonald's All-American honors in 2009.


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USA Basketball Statistics

TEAM
G/S
MIN/AVG
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
PTS/AVG
AST
BLK
STL
2016 OLY 8/5 118/14.8 27-  44 .614 0-  0 .--- 19-  23 .826 46/  5.8 73/   9.1 13 3 4
2016 MNT 5/3 90/18.0 21-  31 .677 1-  1 1.000 21-  32 .656 50/10.0 64/ 12.8 5 3 4
2015 MNTX 1/1   23/23.0 12-  24 .500 0-  6 .000   0-    0 .--- 11/11.0 24/ 24.0 3 0 3
2014 WC 9/0 124/13.8 33-  47 .702 0-  0 .--- 20-  30 .667 50/  5.6 86/   9.6 9 6 12
2014 MNT 3/0   42/14.0   7-  16 .438 0-  0 .---   2-    4 .500 19/  6.3 16/   5.3 3 2 4
2014 MNTX 1/1   26/26.0   2-    4 .500 0-  0 .---   7-    8 .875 11/11.0 11/ 11.0 0 0 2
2009 HSUM 1/1   18/18.0   1-    6 .167 0-  0 .---   2-    4 .500 5/  5.0 4/   4.0 4 1 2
2007 YDF-Blue 5/4 119/23.8 19-  64 .297 0-10 .000   8-   17 .491 50/10.0 46/   9.2 7 5 8
Totals
33/15
560/17.0
122-236
.517
1-17
.059
79-118
.669
242/ 7.3
324/   9.8
44
20
39

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