Posted October 17, 2012 on
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The Sacramento Kings exercised the 2013-14 contract options of center DeMarcus Cousins and guard Jimmer Fredette.
Kings President of Basketball Operations Geoff Petrie announced the move Wednesday, saying the team is looking forward to watching the two players grow.
Cousins is entering his third NBA season after being the fifth pick in the NBA draft in 2010. He averaged 18.1 points and a team-high 11.0 rebounds per game last season.
Fredette averaged 7.6 points per game as a rookie out of BYU last season.
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Marcus Thornton made four 3-pointers and scored 11 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Sacramento Kings past the Portland Trail Blazers 117-100 on Monday night.
DeMarcus Cousins had 20 points and seven rebounds for the Kings. Jason Brooks added 16 points, James Johnson had 12, and Jimmer Fredette and Tyreke Evans 11 each.
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