Stars Acquire Rights to Isaiah Cousins and 33rd Overall 2017 NBA G League Draft Pick

By Alex Lowry | October 19, 2017
WESTCHESTER, NY – March 24: Isaiah Cousins #10 of the Reno Bighorns dribbles the basketball against Travis Trice II #20 of the Westchester Knicks at the Westchester County Center on March 24, 2017 in Westchester, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)


The Salt Lake City Stars announced today that they have acquired the returning player rights to guard Isaiah Cousins, along with the 33rd overall pick in the 2017 NBA G League Draft, in exchange for the Stars’ first-round pick (second overall) in Saturday’s draft.

Cousins (6-4, 191, Oklahoma) was originally selected by the Sacramento Kings (59th overall) in the 2016 NBA Draft and appeared in 50 games (all starts) for the Reno Bighorns, the Kings’ G League affiliate, during the 2016-17 season and averaged 17.0 points, 4.0 assists and 5.7 rebounds in 35.0 minutes of action.

The 23-year-old played four seasons at University of Oklahoma (2012-16), where he averaged 9.7 points, 2.7 assists and 3.9 rebounds.

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