Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins took to Twitter on Wednesday to walk back what appeared to be a shot at injured Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose.
After missing Tuesday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder because of a sprained right ankle, Cousins was asked if he would play Friday.
"Probably not, think I'll be out rest of the season and I can get a comeback commercial," Cousins was quoted as saying by KXTV-ABC in Sacramento. It was an apparent reference to Rose, who underwent ACL surgery in May 2012 and was featured in a series of shoe commercials about his return to the court, only to sit out the 2012-13 season.
On Wednesday afternoon, Cousins tweeted:
demarcus cousins ✔ @boogiecousins
Let me clear this up now! In no way shape or form was