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Breaking: The Big Blow For The New Orleans Pelicans

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After just being announced as an starter for the 2018 NBA ll-Star game, bad news strikes where it always hurts most: the injury front.

And for Pelicans' Center DeMarcus Cousins, news just broke that he may have suffered one of the worst sports injuries of all. In a heart-breaking report by Adrian Wojnarowski, DeMarcus Cousins will miss the remainder of the season with a torn left Achilles.

For the Pelicans, it's a huge blow to their playoff hopes and puts a big burden on their plans in the future. For DeMarcus, it is an injury that will impact him for the rest of his career.

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We'll see what will be the next move for the Pelicans and who will replace Cousins in the starting lineup but it's a really big problem for them after they have 8-2 in the last 10 games.

Cousins is a free agent this summer, and he has an amazing season with 25.4 points, 12.9 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.6 blocks per game.