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Pelicans’ Twitter account gets petty, zings fan

It’s a long offseason and that seems to be wearing on the Pelicans, who are watching the NBA’s final four teams battle it out in the conference finals.Maybe whoever runs the team’s official Twitter account was bored or maybe they realized their team may never reach that round, but for whatever reason, they felt the need to respond to a trolling fan on Wednesday.The Pellys posted...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins describes facing Kings as ‘very weird’

DeMarcus Cousins faced the Sacramento Kings from the other side for the first time on Friday, and he admitted that the entire experience was strange for him.Cousins’s New Orleans Pelicans won 117-89, with the center contributing 37 points and 13 rebounds in a huge performance. He reflected on it after the game, saying it was odd to see the Kings from the opposite side.“It was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 01, 2017  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins: Kings treated me like ‘piece of cattle’

DeMarcus Cousins is not over how his departure from Sacramento went down.Cousins opened up to Marc J. Spears of the Undefeated about the abrupt trade that sent him from the Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans, and he still harbors hard feelings toward some members of the Sacramento front office.“I wanted my legacy to end in Sacramento,” Cousins said. “I invested so much time...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins goes Marshawn Lynch to answer Kings questions

DeMarcus Cousins will face the Sacramento Kings on Friday for the first time since he was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans, but the big man insists he is treating it like just another game.While speaking with reporters after practice on Thursday, Cousins pretended he had no idea the Pelicans were scheduled to host his former team. He then did his best Marshawn Lynch impression...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Pelicans C DeMarcus Cousins out with a knee injury

For the second time since he joined the team in a trade from the Sacramento Kings last month, New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins will be out of action Friday night.No, it’s not because he received yet another suspension due to crossing the technical foul threshold. This time, Cousins will be sitting due to an injury.The team announced that he will be sidelined Friday...
Via Sportsnaut
March 17, 2017  |  Discuss

NBA fines Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins $50,000

New Orleans has never saved anyone from trouble. Just ask those who frequent Bourbon Street or make a point of hitting up Mardi Gras.For his part, Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins needs to no reason to find himself in trouble. It’s what led to him being jettisoned from California’s capital city when the Sacramento Kings moved him to New Orleans last month.Now attempting to bring...
Via Sportsnaut
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

The Mulligan: Why Vlade Divac deserves another chance

This past month will either go down as the worse month of Vlade Divac's tenure as general manager of the Sacramento Kings, or we will look at it as some kind of turning point. After repeatedly saying his team was not interested in trading DeMarcus Cousins, the Kings traded their superstar in the most Kings way possible, with trade rumors picking up during All-Star weekend, and after...
Via Yardbarker
March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins suspended for 18th technical foul

New Orleans Pelicans forward DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended one game after accumulating his 18th technical foul. Since Cousins’ 16th tech, he will be suspended for every two technicals from now until the end of the season. Rasheed Wallace holds the all-time record for techs in a season, when he amassed 41 in 2000-01, a number Cousins is unlikely to hit (we hope).However,...
Via Sportsnaut
February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Divac makes bold promise after trading DeMarcus Cousins

Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac made a rather bold statement about where the Sacramento Kings will be in two years.Divac continues to answer questions about the DeMarcus Cousins trade, and in a Q&A with Ailene Voisin of the Sacramento Bee, he said that if the Kings aren’t better off in two years than they are now, he’ll walk away.“That’s my job, and I take...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Kings announcer very happy the team traded DeMarcus Cousins

The NBA world was rocked last night as the Sacramento Kings followed through on months of speculation and finally dealt All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins. The Kings ended up trading Cousins after the All-Star Game to the New Orleans Pelicans for a hodgepodge of young players and draft picks. It could end up being quite the steal for New Orleans if they can now convince both Cousins...
Via The Comeback
February 20, 2017  |  Discuss

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