Cousins Determined to Make Team USA
DeMarcus Cousins believes he can do this. Actually, he believes he will do this: Dominate the competition during Team USA’s training session early next month in Las Vegas. Impress coach Mike Krzyzewski. Defy the odds, overcome the skeptics, and convince USA Basketball czar Jerry Colangelo to slip him a plane ticket to the 2012 London Games.
The Beatles? Double-decker buses? The original Tower Bridge? Becoming the first King to meet the queen?
“I’m not going there (Las Vegas) just to practice,” Cousins reiterated Monday after meeting briefly with local media. “I can make that team.”