The Los Angeles Lakers are naturally one of the NBA's prominently featured teams for the season resumption from Orlando, Florida at the end of July.
Cousins is indeed working on rehabbing and prepping for next season, which is why Shams Charania of The Athletic had previously reported the star center won't play at all this season.
But Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times had since followed that with a report stating Cousins' agent said he's open to a deal.
Howard appeared in 62 games for the Lakers in 2019-20, averaging 7.5 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.2 blocks over 19.2 minutes.
According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, July 9 is the penciled-in travel date for the Lakers: