Cousins registered 19 points (7-18 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 4-5 FT), 23 rebounds and four assists across 43 minutes in a 101-98 overtime loss to the Spurs on Friday.

Returning from a one-game suspension after accruing his 18th technical foul of the season in a Feb. 26 loss to the Thunder, Cousins saw his biggest workload since joining the Pelicans over the All-Star break, but inefficient shooting to go along with his six turnovers resulted in a somewhat disappointing outing. Cousins also missed a potential game-tying three-pointer in overtime, dropping the Pelicans to 0-4 in games in which he's appeared with his new team. The move to New Orleans hasn't resulted in Cousins sacrificing any rebounding production to Anthony Davis -- in fact, his 23 boards Friday were a season high -- but he's really taken a hit in the assist column while no longer functioning as his team's primary playmaker. Cousins has recorded no more than six assists in any of his four games with the Pelicans.

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