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Warriors vs. Spurs: DeMarcus Cousins will continue to play around 25 minutes until All-Star break

As the Warriors face the Spurs tonight after an extended rest, Steve Kerr discusses DeMarcus Cousins’ minutes.

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The Golden State Warriors will face the San Antonio Spurs tonight in a game that will probably mean less than the average regular season game.

The Spurs have already announced that they’ll be resting their stars, which means the Warriors should be expected to coast to a victory. Both LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan will be out for the Spurs, whose starting lineup looks to pale in comparison to the Warriors on paper.

As Warriors coach Steve Kerr said, they’re not planning to give anyone the night off.

However, the game will hold significance for DeMarcus Cousins, who is still working his way back into full form as a NBA regular after suffering an Achilles injury last year. Steve Kerr expects Cousins to continue playing around 25 minutes per game at least until after the 2019 NBA All-Star break.

Cousins has averaged 22.7 minutes per game in just seven games so far this season so he’s still got more to give down the road.

Feel free to leave your thoughts on Cousins or the game overall in the comments below.

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