News: DeMarcus Cousins scored 19 points Wednesday, going 6 of 17 from the field, as the New Orleans Pelicans lost to the Atlanta Hawks 94-93. Cousins grabbed 14 rebounds and had seven assists, tallying a plus-minus of -1 in his 35:11 on the floor. He added two blocks and one steal. Cousins went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.
Impact: Cousins has been held under 20 points in three straight games, the first time that's happened since late November. He's countered by dominating the glass and passing the ball with precision, having recorded at least 14 rebounds and and five assists in four consecutive outings. The fantasy demon continues to live up to his elite status by averaging 23.3 points, 14.6 rebounds, five assists, 1.9 blocks and 1.7 steals over an 11-game tear.