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DENVER (AP) New Orleans forward DeMarcus Cousins will sit Friday night against Denver with tendinitis in his right Achilles.
The hard-to-cover Cousins is coming off a monster game against the Nuggets on Tuesday night, when he had 30 points and 14 rebounds in a 134-131 home loss.
Cousins missed a game with left knee soreness/bruised rib and two more due to a sprained right ankle since being acquired from Sacramento in late February. He sat another due to an NBA suspension.
In addition, Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said forward/center Anthony Davis won't play his customary 36.3 minutes per game, especially with New Orleans playing Saturday at Golden State.
Updated April 7, 2017