Cousins helped off court after Achilles injury

New Orleans Pelicans star forward DeMarcus Cousins was helped off the court in obvious pain with just seconds remaining in the fourth quarter on Friday.

Cousins, who already had a triple-double (15 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists) before the injury, could be facing a lengthy absence after hurting his Achilles.

The Pelicans held on to beat the Rockets 115-113 at home, handing Houston their first loss this season when James Harden, Chris Paul, and Clint Capela were all in the starting lineup (19-1).

While New Orleans will take the win, all eyes will be on the training room as the extent of Cousins' leg injury is assessed.

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