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Troubled Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended “indefinitely for unprofessional behavior and conduct detrimental to the team.” The suspension comes following the Kings game against the Clippers on Friday night when Cousins and head coach Keith Smart got into it and Smart made the decision to have Cousins sit out the second half of the loss.
Last night, Cousins didn’t believe the incident would impact him beyond last night.
“It happens all the time between players and coaches,” Cousins said. “I believe we’ll talk about it, get past it and we’ll move forward.”
Clearly the Kings brass felt differently. Cousins was suspended this season for confronting Spurs analyst Sean Elliot and most recently had a tiff wit Mavs guard OJ Mayo who went on to say Cousins’ has “issues.”
There were also several incidents in the past where the center’s maturity level was called into question.
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Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, is far from the first talented player in the Association, to have emotional issues and chances are that he will also be far from the last. He is however rapidly getting close to being labeled as a “Perennial Problem Child” as the “Sacramento Bee” has reported that the Sacramento Kings have suspended the third-year player indefinitely...
DeMarcus Cousins has had his fair share of issues during his young career, particularly during this season. It seems like he’s always in the middle of something that smells like trouble, and he tends to be the cause. He is the epitome of the unbelievably dysfunctional Sacramento Kings.
Now, it seems like his own organization is sick of his behavior. Via Marc Spears of Yahoo!, Cousins...
The Sacramento Kings have reinstated center DeMarcus Cousins after a one-game suspension for ''unprofessional behavior and conduct detrimental to the team.''
Cousins practiced with the Kings on Monday. Cousins and Kings coach Keith Smart exchanged words in the locker room during halftime of Sacramento's loss at the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night. Smart...
At this point DeMarcus Cousins himself would admit that he has some growing up to do.
Cousins remained in the locker room during the second half of the Sacramento Kings’ loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Cousins decided that it was wise to get into a very viewable argument with head coach Keith Smart on Friday.
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DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended indefinitely by the Sacramento Kings for “unprofessional behavior and conduct detrimental to the team.”
Kings president of basketball operations Geoff Petrie announced the move Saturday.
Cousins and Kings coach Keith Smart exchanged words in the locker room during halftime of Sacramento’s 97-85 loss at the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night...
The Sacramento Kings will be without one of their big men indefinitely. The team has suspended DeMarcus Cousins indefinitely starting with tonight's game against the Portland Trail Blazers. This is the second time Cousins has run into trouble this season. He was suspended earlier in the season for striking O.J. Mayo in the groin.According to Joe Davidson of the Sacramento...
DeMarcus Cousins is in serious need of an attitude adjustment. Now in his third year as a pro, you could make the argument that the former Kentucky standout has regressed. Statistically, Cousins is right where he has been throughout his career — roughly 16 points and 10 rebounds per game. But emotionally, he seems as bad as ever.
Cousins was benched for the second half of the Sacramento...
Tweet The laboring Sacramento Kings will be without their leader in points, rebounds and steals per game for the immediate future, as DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins has been suspended by the team. The team came out with a press-release this afternoon on NBA.com saying, “Sacramento Kings’ President of Basketball Operations Geoff Petrie today announced that the [...]
DeMarcus Cousins has been reinstated by the Kings.
My headline is serious. I'll leave this simple as I dont' really care that DeMarcus Cousins is not on the court. This is a guy averaging 16.5 points, 9.5 boards, 41.4% from the field shooting wise, and is one of the reasons the Kings are a terrible defensive team.
Is Keith Smart or Geoff Petrie to blame? Both have their faults, and I'd fire Petrie now. I'd fire...
The Sacramento Kings announced Monday that they reinstated center DeMarcus Cousins, effective immediately. Cousins practiced with the team in Sacramento. It was his first time on the court with his teammates since screaming at coach Keith Smart at halftime during Friday's loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. The team suspended Cousins on Saturday. Cousins, 22, has had runs...
SACRAMENTO -- No one wanted to speak directly to the obvious. Perhaps it was just a mere coincidence that the Sacramento Kings had a season-high 31 assists and made a season-high 45 field goals Sunday, one night after the organization suspended center DeMarcus Cousins for unprofessional behavior. The Kings used a power-packed second quarter to lead them to a 108-96 victory over...
The Kings recently suspended the talented, but troubled DeMarcus Cousins for unprofessional behavior and conduct detrimental to the team.
Cousins says he wants to remain in Sactown, but does the team still want him?
The Celtics could sure use a 22-year-old, 6-11 forward who averages 16 ppg and 9.6 rpg.
In a column that’s all speculation, Chris Sheridan comes up with Four Ways...
It appears the Sacramento Kings can play well without their controversial leading scorer and rebounder, DeMarcus Cousins.
With Cousins not in the arena due for disciplinary reasons, the Kings were an effective, unselfish team.
Now the question is whether they can keep it up.
Marcus Thornton scored 18 of his 22 points in the second half to help the slumping Kings snap Portland...