The SHOWTIME Sports Documentary Films original chronicles Cousins, the Golden State Warriors’ power forward, through his grueling comeback from a career-threatening injury and his path through free agency. THE RESURGENCE: DeMARCUS COUSINS provides unfettered access to one of the NBA’s biggest personalities at the most crucial time of his career.
THE RESURGENCE goes inside the mind of Cousins as he suffers an Achilles injury that has been career-ending for some NBA players. The film features exclusive interviews with teammates, coaches and NBA insiders closest to the story, including John Calipari, who coached Cousins at University of Kentucky, former Sacramento Kings’ head coach Mike Malone, Warriors coach Steve Kerr, current and former teammates Isaiah Thomas, Matt Barnes, Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and more. Viewers witness Cousins’ roller-coaster ride through free agency that culminated in a shocking one-year deal with the two-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors and joins his private and emotionally charged journey back from a devastating injury.
Since last summer’s NBA free agency period, the network has released a series of short-form behind-the-scenes clips online to introduce the project. Visit: https://s.sho.com/2DGbouU to watch each clip, including the private moment when Cousins shocked the sports world by announcing that he would join the Warriors for the 2018-’19 season.