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New Kings coach Mike Malone has high expectations of DeMarcus Cousins. He plans to use the much maligned star in multiple of ways offensively.
I’ve talked about DeMarcus a lot, but he’s so talented. He’s a big who can play away from the basket. But I’m going to ask him to play inside as well this year, be a guy we can run our offense through at times, because he can be such a good passer. The challenge for him is to cut down on those three turnovers a game. The luxury we had last year at Golden State, we had two bigs (David Lee and Andrew Bogut) who were not only good passers but willing passers. My hope is we get to that at some point.
It’s time for Cousins to mature and embrace being the franchise guy.
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The Kings plan on taking advantage of DeMarcus Cousins’ passing abilities
Longtime NBA assistant Michael Malone has finally got his shot to be the head man on an NBA team. Malone, who was one of the first major hires under the Vivek Ranadive regime, has already got to work with one of the Kings key players, DeMarcus Cousins.
Although often considered a loose-cannon, DeMarcus Cousins...
The Sacramento Kings plan on running a lot of their offense through DeMarcus Cousins.
"He's a big who can play away from the basket," said Mike Malone. "But I'm going to ask him to play inside as well this year, be a guy we can run our offense through at times, because he can be such a good passer. The challenge for him is to cut down on those three turnovers...
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Aiken is a 6'9 big out of St. Joseph's.
Aiken played for the Kings in Summer League, averaging five points and three rebounds per game.
Joel Abelson has agreed to become head coach of the Reno Bighorns, D-League affiliate for the Sacramento Kings.
Abelson spent last season as head coach of the Sioux Falls Skyforce and was previously an assistant coach with the Idaho Stampede.
The Miami Heat took over the Skyforce operations this summer and installed their own staff while letting Abelson go.