During last night's throttling of the Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard detonated the type of dunk that motivates people to text their friends, write group e-mails and explode instant reactions on Twitter.
It was a beautiful flourish made all the more glorious because Sacramento's All-Star DeMarcus Cousins tried to get in the way and stop it from happening...
Usually when an opposing player is driving the lane and sees Kings’ big man DeMarcus Cousins, it usually ends up with that player backing up or Cousins rejecting it into the stands.
However, that wasn’t the case this time.
The Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard found himself going right at Cousins, but instead of retreating, he put Cousins on his poster!
DeMarcus Cousins is normally the one handing out “in your face” dunks against his opponents. This time around, he was on the other side of that.
The Spurs are embarrassing the Kings. And then Kawhi Leonard did some individual embarrassment on Boogie:
It’s always the quiet ones, isn’t it? What a slam by Kawhi.
Kawhi Leonard pic from Getty Images. Vine by Vinnyviner.
New Sacramento Kings coach George Karl is looking to make his imprint on the franchise. Immediately after he was hired, the team traded for his former pupil in Denver, Andre Miller.
Now comes this report from Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck that indicates every single player on the Kings roster was available for trade at the deadline, All-Star center Demarcus Cousins included.
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins lost his temper and kicked a chair on the bench after being called for his third foul early in the second quarter of Wednesday night's game against Memphis.The outburst from Cousins shocked a female fan sitting in the second row. Fortunately, Cousins stayed out of trouble for the rest of the game, finishing with 19 points and 9 rebounds ...
If you thought your day peaked after today's llama chase... you were 100% right. Two llamas, running for both their lives, as well as their freedoms is unbeatable. Here's a close second though; reports are that George Karl is in charge of personnel in Sacramento, and he doesn't consider Demarcus Cousins untouchable. Karl wants players who move the ball and push the tempo, and that...
Boogie is going to be Boogie. He’s going to be Boogie with George Karl on the bench. He’s going to be Boogie with Mike Malone on the bench.
And Karl—coaching his first game for the Sacramento Kings—got a first-hand view of the good DeMarcus Cousins.
So did the Boston Celtics.
The level of ridiculous here is real.
Cousins went full court and slammed the ball down the throat...
DeMarcus Cousins hit a game-winning buzzer-beater to lift the Sacramento Kings over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night, but he was in no mood to celebrate. Is that because the Kings are still nowhere near the playoff picture or because of the head coach they are about to hire? Various reports have indicated that Cousins...Read More
As the losses continue to pile up for the Sacramento Kings, the frustrating weight of it all is beginning to take its toll on the team’s best player, DeMarcus Cousins. The fiery Kings big man blasted the team’s effort in a 101-78 blowout loss to the visiting Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento’s ninth loss in its past...Read More
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DeMarcus Cousins has been patiently waiting for five years to call out Clay Travis of FOX Sports, and the Sacramento Kings center finally got his opportunity on Friday. Five months before Cousins was taken by the Kings with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft, Travis predicted that the former Kentucky star...Read More