DeMarcus Cousins Finished in Houston

DeMarcus Cousins and the Houston Rockets have decided to part ways as the team is looking to open up some minutes for their younger players. The 30-year-old Kentucky has appeared in 25 games so far this season, averaging 9.6 points and 7.6 rebounds. 

Per reports, the Rockets reportedly want to go smaller once injured starter Christian Wood returns from an ankle injury. The team will fully guarantee Cousins' $2.3-million salary before releasing him, according to Charania.

The Los Angeles Lakers and the Toronto Raptors are going to be pushing hard for Cousins so expect to see the big-man headed towards a championship contender once he's freed from the Rockets.

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