Found December 05, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is a player with the physical tools needed to become a star in the NBA, but he has yet to take significant strides in his third season as a pro. In fact, his numbers are down from last season and he says his mind is not in the right place.
In a blowout loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, Cousins scored only 8 points on 3-for-9 shooting and grabbed 8 rebounds. He has been in foul trouble numerous times this season and was ejected from a game last week. So what’s the problem? The big man doesn’t really know.
“I’ve been terrible,” Cousins told The Sacramento Bee. “We’re losing. I don’t feel like I made improvements from last year. I really don’t have any confidence at all. I’m just trying to think my way through it, but right now, I’m not finding anything.”
The good news is Cousins is only 22 years old. The bad news is Sacramento is losing a lot of games — again — and Cousins has not shown he is capable of overcoming adversity. Instea
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Former number 5 overall NBA Draft pick DeMarcus Cousins admitted in an interview with the Sacramento Bee that he has been awful this season, saying that he had lost his confidence. Said Cousins: “We’re losing. I don’t feel like I made improvements from last year. I really don’t have any confidence at all. I’m just [...]
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