Cousins expected out when Team USA faces Brazil Saturday

Cousins expected out when Team USA faces Brazil Saturday
August 16, 2014, 6:30 am
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DeMarcus Cousins is one of 17 finalists vying for one of Team USA's 12 roster spots. (AP)

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DeMarcus Cousins could have make a great case for his inclusion on Team USA for the World Cup on Saturday — he would be one of the USA’s reserve big men and the USA’s going to have to deal with Brazil’s front line of Nene, Tiago Splitter and Anderson Varejao.

But after banging knees with Kenneth Faried on Thursday Cousins was on the court Friday taking jump shots. Still limping a little, but taking jump shots, according to reports out of practice.

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