Dave Berri our esteemed General Manager decided to comment on DeMarcus Cousins’ recent actions. He was kind enough to post them over at the Huffington Post as well.
DeMarcus Cousins has demanded a trade from the Sacramento Kings. Or maybe he didn’t demand a trade. Certainly he has made his employers somewhat unhappy with his behavior, behavior that people argue goes back to high school.
Before I offer some thoughts on Cousins’ behavior, let me note that his behavior reminds me of the actions of another group of people I come into contact with on a regular basis.
Of course, I refer to academics. No, most academics don’t often wow a person with their physical skills (although you can be wowed by their lack of physical grace). Academics, though, can exhibit the same attitude issues. To be fair, I am not talking about all academics. But certainly some people in the academy can exhibit attitudes. And this comes about for the same reason athletes exhibit this kind of behavior. When...