DeMarcus Cousins, entering his fourth NBA season, is expected to be the center of attention for the Kings, but he will face tough assignments nearly every game. With Tuesdays announcement of this seasons schedule, here are what could be Cousins five most difficult assignments.
Home: Dec. 15, Feb. 25
Road: Dec. 31, Jan. 22
Howard hopes to become one of the best centers in the NBA; Cousins could have his hands full.
Home: Nov. 17, Jan. 29
Road: Jan. 17
The reigning Defensive Player of the Year will not be an easy matchup on either end of the floor.
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Road: Dec. 29, Feb. 1
Home: March 21
Duncan is listed as a power forward, but more times than not hes playing center and giving Cousins all he can handle.
Road: Jan. 14
Home: Jan. 24
Hibbert anchors the Pacers defense and has flustered Cousins in the past with his size. Cousins shot 9 for 27 in a game against the Pacers early last season.
Road: Jan. 15, March 16
Home: March 1, April 13
Pekovic figures to give Cousins problems with his physical style. In three seasons, Pekovic has been one of Cousins more difficult matchups.