Video: DeMarcus Cousins goes coast to coast for the throwdown

Wednesday January 1st, 2014

Of all the thrills of the NBA game, so few compare to that of watching a power forward or center wildly push the ball in transition. The levels of risk and reward involved are so high that entertainment comes virtually guaranteed; if a play doesn't end in a chuckle-worthy, head-shaking turnover, it's likely to make for a fantastic highlight. Some bigs accomplish that much with the idiosyncratic polish of their handle, but on Tuesday DeMarcus Cousins sealed his coast-to-coast sequence with power alone.

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