DeMarcus Cousins Scores 40 Points, Grabs 22 Rebounds in 123-114 Win over Nuggets

Zac Wassink@https://twitter.com/ZacWassinkFeatured ColumnistDecember 7, 2017

New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins tallied a game-high 40 points and 22 rebounds in leading the home team to a 123-114 win over the Denver Nuggets at Smoothie King Center on Wednesday. 

Cousins was a handful at both ends of the court throughout the evening, converting 12 of 25 attempts from the field and accumulating 15 defensive boards and four blocks. He also shot 2-of-6 from beyond the three-point arc and drained 14 of 21 free throws. 

His latest double-double puts him in a category of his own for the season, and he joined an exclusive NBA club: 

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