With the 49ers out of the way, this seems like the new match made in heaven for Cousins.
Salary cap space isn’t great in Arizona and it’s part of the reason the team lost important players like Calais Campbell and Tony Jefferson in free agency. But the Cardinals would have a lot more room to work with if Carson Palmer retires after the year, nullifying his $20.625 million cap hit.
But, Jarrett Jack hit a long jumper and Lee added two free throws and the Knicks were able to hold on down the stretch.
“Fourth quarter, too many mental breakdowns. Lack of discipline to give Tim Hardaway Jr. three straights 3’s and he was the one guy we were supposed to be running off the line,” said Nuggets’ Head Coach Mike Malone. “So, just poor game awareness.”
They are, however, 0-2 at home this season, falling to Boston and Houston despite holding second-half leads.
Rookie guard/forward Ben Simmons generated 24 points, nine assists and seven rebounds to lead seven players in double figures in Monday’s rematch with the Rockets. Center Joel Embiid finished with 22 points, nine boards and five assists.
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot and Dario Saric added season highs of 17 and 14 points, respectively, but the Sixers committed 21 turnovers and saw the Rockets cut a 14-point third-quarter deficit to one with 3:06 left in the game.
With both teams skating 4-on-4 in the third period thanks to penalties on Calvert and Brad Marchand, Torey Krug caught Bobrovsky moving side to side and made it 3-2 at 10:26. Assists went to Kevan Miller and Pastrnak.