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We all know DeMarcus Cousins has had a challenging year with the Sacramento Kings, but give him credit for not letting his frustrations show. On Thursday, Cousins spoke with the media during practice. As you can see, he was enthusiastic, upbeat, courteous and gave extremely thorough responses.
But seriously, how sick of Sacramento is this guy? Cousins missed the last two games as he was serving a suspension from the team following his halftime exchange with head coach Keith Smart last week. Earlier this month, he said he has absolutely no confidence in his game. Not only has he lost control of his temper at moments like this, but he also sounds completely depressed.
Obviously, it is time for a change of scenery. The problem is Cousins is too talented and has too much baggage. The only way Sacramento could get a team to trade for him is if they practically gave him away for free. Given how much they have invested in the former Kentucky star, that would be extremely painful to do.
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DeMarcus Cousins has given the Kings plenty of problems since being drafted, but the team reportedly is still reluctant to trade the big man.
With DeMarcus Cousins continuing to get into trouble in Sacramento, the buzz is starting to grwo that the Kings might be finally ready to move the very talented, but troubled center. Marc Stein of ESPN is reporting that the Celtics are "highly interested" in the 22 year old (averaging 17 points and 10 rebounds per game this year).
Front-office sources say that Boston...
The early word from the DeMarcus Cousins trade watch, according to the latest rumbles on the personnel grapevine, is that Kings co-owners Gavin and Joe Maloof remain reluctant in the extreme to part with their young big man, especially at a time when — after three suspensions already this season — Cousins’ trade value isn’t exactly on the upswing.
Front-office sources say...
Nothing is ever easy when it comes to DeMarcus Cousins, and the Sacramento Kings are learning this first-hand.
“Boogie” Cousins was recently suspended indefinitely by the team, a suspension that only ended up lasting for one whole game. Well, now he has been reinstated. Which would lead you to believe that he would be with the team and playing in games, right? Well, not necessarily...
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That’s a much fun as we’re going to have here, people, as the DeMarcus Cousins saga continues its swirl down the toilet in Sacramento.
I know a lot of you are openly lobbying for Cousins to join the C’s. And on pure talent alone, he could be a massive help. But the guy you see in the video is comes with all that talent, and...
The club-imposed suspension that Sacramento Kings’ center DeMarcus Cousins received just before Christmas didn’t last very long. The NBA team announced on Dec. 24 that Cousins had been reinstated to the squad immediately after he apologized for his actions. He was originally banned from the team indefinitely on Dec 22 after a game with the Los Angeles Clippers the night before...
Report: Celtics, Pistons Will Prepare Offer for DeMarcus Cousins if Available The Boston Celtics are highly interested in DeMarcus Cousins. At least, that according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. In Stein’s Daily Dime on Friday December 28th, 2012, he states that: There’s a growing sense among potential suitors that under-fire Kings general manager Geoff Petrie, [...]
I guess when you are a struggling team like the Sacramento Kings, “indefinitely” means “one game.”
Kings center DeMarcus Cousins was suspended indefinitely after getting into an argument with head coach Keith Smart at halftime of last Friday’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. However, Cousins was reinstated by the Kings on Monday after just one game. He practiced with...
By now you must have digested most of the gastronomical delicacies of this time of the year. You have met your relatives, enjoyed some interesting chatting about life, work and the future in 2013. It is still possible that you have the chance to enjoy some holidays for the next days. At least that is my situation. You may be there sitting like me, with nothing more to do today than...
Kings co-owners Gavin and Joe Maloof remain reluctant to trade DeMarcus Cousins, according to sources.
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins did not travel with the team for Wednesday night’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers, according to a report by the Sacramento Bee.
Coach Keith Smart decided not to bring Cousins on the trip, according to the report.
Cousins was reinstated after a one-game suspension for “unprofessional behavior and conduct detrimental to the...
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Front-office sources say that Boston and Detroit, just to name two teams, have let it be known that they are highly interested if and when Cousins does become available. Rest assured there will be more.
The Celtics might be in need of a big man, but at what price should they consider going after one?
With DeMarcus Cousins ostensibly available due to ongoing issues with the Sacramento Kings, the Celtics would be remiss if they didn’t at least kick the tires and see what the asking price would be for the mercurial center’s talents.
While Cousins has had his problems with the Kings...
Via ESPN:There’s a growing sense among potential suitors that under-fire Kings general manager Geoff Petrie, who has overseen zero trips to the playoffs under five coaches in the six-plus seasons since Rick Adelman left town, would be willing to move Cousins, preferably in exchange for a dependable veteran of quality or two who could bring some instant improvement to a franchise...
Fourth and final matchup
The Portland Trail Blazers have played the Sacramento Kings three times this season, and they’ll play host to their familiar foe one last time Wednesday night.
Matchup: Portland (13-13) vs Sacramento (9-18)
Venue: Rose Garden
Time: 7:00 PM PT
Date: Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012
The Blazers are coming off a disappointing loss to the Kings this past weekend, and...