Steve Kerr on Boogie Cousins return from injury 'It's not going to be easy but he'll be starting right away. Steve Kerr says DeMarcus Cousins will start for the Warriors immediately. Demarcus cousins return date with the golden state warriors. Steve Kerr: DeMarcus Cousins will start at center when he returns. DeMarcus Cousins is set to make his season debut around next weekend. Adding Boogie into rotation will take adjusting On Thursday, Cousins admitted that he's "been ready" to return to the court. In addition, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr also revealed that Cousins will start in his first game back in the lineup after being sidelined for nearly a full calendar year.