DeMarcus Cousins: 1st Since Ewing with Multiple 40-PT, 20-REB Games in Season

Daily FactsBleacher ReportDecember 7, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 6: DeMarcus Cousins #0 of the New Orleans Pelicans dunks against the Denver Nuggets on December 6, 2017 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. 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 Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Fact: With 40 points and 22 rebounds in a 123-114 victory against the Denver Nuggets, New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins became the first player since New York Knicks star Patrick Ewing in the 1989-90 season to have multiple 40-point, 20-rebound games in a season. Boogie also had 41 points and 23 rebounds against the Sacramento Kings on Oct. 26.

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