DeMarcus Cousins is in serious need of an attitude adjustment. Now in his third year as a pro, you could make the argument that the former Kentucky standout has regressed. Statistically, Cousins is right where he has been throughout his career — roughly 16 points and 10 rebounds per game. But emotionally, he seems as bad as ever.
Cousins was benched for the second half of the Sacramento Kings’ loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night after an argument with head coach Keith Smart at halftime. He remained in the locker room when the rest of his team came out for the second half. According to the Sacramento Bee, Smart would not go into detail about what happened but said Cousins was benched for “conduct detrimental to the team.”
After the game, Cousins took responsibility for the situation.
“What happens in the locker room stays in the locker room but I was wrong,” he said. “But what happens in the locker room stays in the locker room.
“(I shouldn’t) talk back. That’s the thing...