Greg Hann’s father planted his first tree in the town of Oregon in 1968. The 50-acre Hann’s Christmas Farm on Tipperary Road now has 48,000 trees that are sold to families who come to buy one already cut or hike the property to pick and cut their own. Hann, who purchased the business in 2000, said the weekends before and after Thanksgiving brought in droves of customers eager for a tree and who also took advantage of ideal weather. Many of his customers haven’t had a live tree for years but want more of an experience this year amid the pandemic.
For all it took to get here, all the pain endured and patience tested, DeMarcus Cousins can at last celebrate a simple fact.
“Man,” he said Thursday, “I feel incredible.”
It was a long time coming, from the Achilles injury with the Pelicans, the quad injury with the Warriors, the knee injury with the Lakers, and all the rehab it took to the daily workouts that have turned heads at Toyota Center since Cousins signed with the Rockets as a free agent.
The road back was grueling for the four-time All-Star and is certainly not complete. Cousins has played just 30 games in nearly two seasons since suffering his Achilles injury against the Rockets in January 2019. He did not play at all last season, having injured his ACL in an August 2019 pickup game after signing with the Lakers.
But with all that it took to come this far,