Steve Kerr on DeMarcus' 1-year deal with the W's:“We made no bones about it when we signed him. This is a 1-year deal and we're not going to have money to sign him next year so we'd like to help him win a championship and sign a great contract somewhere else. That's the reality."
— Logan Murdock (@loganmmurdock) November 1, 2018
Cousins, who is still recovering from a ruptured Achilles tendon, actually initiated contact with Golden State this past summer after it became clear to him there was no future in New Orleans.
He eventually agreed to a one-year deal with the reigning champs.