DeMarcus Cousins RUMORS & NEWS

  • Don't expect the Kings to consider trading DeMarcus Cousins anytime soon

    Sactown Royalty "Another year, another disappointing season. Yes, the Kings won 29 games, their most in five seasons, but this team was supposed to do much more, especially after a 9-5 start to the season got everyone's hopes up. Instead, here we are with the season over and once again watching 16 other teams in..." April 19

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    DeMarcus Cousins will see a specialist for his sore right foot today in Los Angeles. We will have an update to mmorrow.

  • DeMarcus Cousins out Tuesday night. Is he done for season?

    Pro Basketball Talk "There have been rumors the Kings are considering shutting DeMarcus Cousins down for the season. That said, he’s had a couple trieple-doubles recently and has looked like a beast, so would they really? Well, they are Tuesday night. From the Kings’ official release: DeMarcus Cousins has been..." April 08

  • DeMarcus Cousins on Kings' season: 'It's been a complete circus'

    Washington Post "The pain shot through DeMarcus Cousins's body, from his throbbing head to his aching back, like shock waves. A debilitating, burning sensation kept him bedridden for weeks, robbed him of his appetite and forced him to cover up under the sheets to avoid the glare whenever sunlight crept through his..." March 24

  • DeMarcus Cousins out tonight "Following Monday's game against Atlanta, DeMarcus Cousins was added to the team's injury report and after sitting out Tuesday's practice has been downgraded to out with a right calf strain for Wednesday's game against the L.A. Clippers. Cousins was previously listed on the Kings injury report..." March 18

  • Vlade Divac calls DeMarcus Cousins 'the most talented big guy I have ever seen'

    Sporting News "Vlade Divac was named the Kings vice president of basketball and franchise operations earlier this month, and he has spent the last two weeks with the team to determine what Sacramento can do to be better than 13th in the Western Conference moving forward. Divac knows the Kings can build around..." March 17

  • Kings' Cousins dealing with injuries, to 'talk to management'

    CSN Bay Area "After Monday’s 110-103 Kings loss the the Hawks, All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins admitted to playing with multiple injuries including his ankle, calf, shoulder and back. Cousins acknowledged his desire to to continue to play through the various injuries but also expressed concern for his..." March 17

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    DeMarcus Cousins has now been upgraded to probable. Sounds like he’s a go against the Knicks tonight.

  • Kings' Cousins doubtful for Sunday vs. Blazers

    CSN Bay Area "Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is listed as doubtful on Sacramento’s injury report for Sunday’s game against Portland at Sleep Train Arena. After practice on Saturday, Cousins spent time working on his perimeter shooting. Cousins did not play in the Kings 107-96 loss to the Spurs on Friday..." March 01

  • Kings made DeMarcus Cousins 'available' at trade deadline "George Karl is running the Kings as coach and Bleacher Report reports that his reach may go far beyond the X's and O's. George Karl's first power move as Sacramento Kings coach was to trade for Andre Miller, a trusted old hand from his Denver days. Expect more of the same this summer. Sources..." February 27

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Kings say center DeMarcus Cousins (Left Ankle Sprain & Left Hip Contusion) is doubtful for Friday's game versus Spurs.

  • No, the Kings aren't trading DeMarcus Cousins

    SB Nation "The Celtics are rumored to be pursuing Cousins, but there's no chance the Kings trade their star big man. While there's no indication the Sacramento Kings are shopping star DeMarcus Cousins in the wake of hiring George Karl, Grantland's Bill Simmons and Zach Lowe discussed the possibility of..." February 17

  • DeMarcus Cousins Trade Target For Boston Celtics?

    Lakers Nation "The Sacramento Kings are turning over a new leaf by bringing in a proven head coach in George Karl. Although the Kings are seemingly taking a step in the right direction, the consensus seems to be Karl and DeMarcus Cousins eventually won’t see eye-to-eye. With Cousins potentially not being a..." February 17

  • DeMarcus Cousins on Kings: 'I just hope they make a decision soon and stick with it'

    Yahoo! Sports "Sacramento Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins issued a statement on Tuesday that refuted any participation in the franchise’s coaching changes and called for a stabilization of the position. "I wasn't consulted when the decision was made to fire Mike Malone and I'm not being consulted now,”..." February 10

  • DeMarcus Cousins rants on rumors about his camp, George Karl "While the Kings stunned the Suns on a buzzer-beating game-winning jumper by DeMarcus Cousins, the mood wasn't as jovial at the All-Star center's locker following the game. Cousins questioned the media in a post-game rant for rumors suggesting that Cousins' camp is stalling talks between the Kings..." February 09

  • Adam Silver deferred to coaches’ All-Star vote to choose DeMarcus Cousins over Damian Lillard

    Pro Basketball Talk "Adam Silver surprised DeMarcus Cousins and motivated Damian Lillard and left the rest of us wondering: How did the NBA commissioner choose the Kings center as Kobe Bryant’s All-Star injury replacement? Silver on ESPN Radio: I didn’t like having to make that choice, and I wish I had..." February 02

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    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    #Kings DeMarcus Cousins named by #NBA Commish Adam Silver as all-star replacement for injured #Lakers Kobe Bryant. #rightcall

  • DeMarcus Cousins calls out writer who guaranteed he'd be arrested

    Sporting News "Don't say something bad about DeMarcus Cousins. He will remember it. On Jan. 30, 2010, Fox Sports' Clay Travis made a very bold statement about the Kentucky big man: "There is a 100% chance that DeMarcus Cousins is arrested for something in the next five years. 100%. Write it in..." January 30

  • DeMarcus Cousins ‘didn’t know’ Kings signed head coach Tyrone Corbin for remainder of the season

    Pro Basketball Talk "When the Kings surprised the NBA world by firing their head coach after what was, by all accounts, a successful start to the season, the front office didn’t bother to inform the team’s best player. DeMarcus Cousins admitted to finding out about the sudden change via Twitter, which is less than..." January 01

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    Sean Cunningham @News10Sean

    DeMarcus Cousins listed as probable for tonight vs Knicks. #NBAKings.

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    Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody

    DeMarcus Cousins won't play this week — Jazz at Kings on Monday — because of viral meningitis, the team has announced.

  • Cousins out until next week with viral infection "Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins underwent additional evaluation on Tuesday evening as he continues to recover from a viral infection. Team physicians, led by Dr. Jason Brayley of Kaiser Permanente, admitted DeMarcus to the hospital for treatment and rest. His condition is improving..." December 03

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    Jason Jones @mr_jasonjones

    DeMarcus Cousins (virus) is doubtful for tonight at San Antonio

  • Joakim Noah absolutely loses it after Boogie Cousins flops

    CSN Chicago "Joakim Noah's on-court reactions are just the best. Thursday night's game didn't exactly go according to plan for Noah and the Bulls as they lost to Sacramento 103-88. Noah's reaction to picking up a foul after Kings center DeMarcus "Boogie" Cousins flops in the middle of the third quarter..." November 21

  • DeMarcus Cousins on Charles Barkley: 'I have no respect for him' "Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has received plenty of criticism in the media throughout his five-year career, and that has always bothered him. In Rich Bucher's profile on Bleacher Report, it is revealed that Cousins used to keep a log of all the negative words written about him, as well..." November 14

  • DeMarcus Cousins sits out preseason game in China

    Sacramento Bee "Kings center DeMarcus Cousins did not play in today’s preseason game in Beijing against the Brooklyn Nets due to “bilateral Achilles soreness,” according to the team’s official Twitter account. " October 15

  • DeMarcus Cousins on Kings' point guard change: 'It's been incredible' "Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins commented on the team's transition at the point guard spot on Wednesday, and he sounded optimistic about the situation. Sacramento controversially parted ways with Isaiah Thomas in the offseason, and replaced him with the two-headed monster of Darren..." October 01

  • DeMarcus Cousins sets a goal of only 5 technicals for the season

    Sactown Royalty "DeMarcus Cousins has a bit of a reputation as a hothead, and at times he's deserved it. Cousins has led the league in technical fouls in both of the last two seasons and has finished in the top 5 every year he's been in the league. Last year saw him get his 15th technical in a late February..." October 01

  • DeMarcus Cousins' confidence paying off "Remember how supremely confident DeMarcus Cousins was in his last chat with reporters before Team USA's FIBA World Cup roster was finalized? Insisting he had zero worries about making the 12-man squad, Cousins brushed off the doubters Friday night in the bowels of Madison Square Garden,..." August 28

  • DeMarcus Cousins says he’s fully recovered, honored to make Team USA

    Pro Basketball Talk "On his way out the door in Sacramento guard Isaiah Thomas said what a number of scouts had said before about DeMarcus Cousins. “I think if he ran the floor a little more, he would make the game a lot easier for him.” That was one of the things holding him back from getting a roster spot on..." August 26

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    John Schuhmann @johnschuhmann

    DeMarcus Cousins participated in all of USA practice, which included limited scrimmaging, today.

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Kings DeMarcus Cousins being treated for a right knee injury @usabasketball camp.

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    Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

    2 things from Team USA: post practice games between Durant/Harden/George are epic; Mason Plumlee likely to make team over DeMarcus Cousins

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    Sean Cunningham @News10Sean

    DeMarcus Cousins second day of practice was more of a struggle. Ran a lot, been bothered by sore left quad from yesterday. He says no excuse

  • Cousins has opportunity to show the world he’s ready for this challenge

    Sacramento Bee "On this warm, wet afternoon in the desert, DeMarcus Cousins sprinted toward the most significant few weeks of his professional career and, perhaps, of his young life. The choice is his. The global stage awaits. The question hovers. Is he ready to take his show on the road – to accompany the..." July 29

  • League makes it official, DeMarcus Cousins suspended for Kings’ final game

    Pro Basketball Talk "DeMarcus Cousins will be starting his offseason early. As PBT told you, Cousins picked up a technical Sunday in a game against Minnesota, Cousins’ 16th of the season. That’s the magic number — get to 16 and you get suspended for a game. Monday the league upheld Cousins’ suspension and he..." April 15

  • Cousins discusses his season and the Kings' future

    Sacramento Bee "Barring a reprieve from the NBA, tonight was DeMarcus Cousins’ last game of the season. Cousins was called for his 16th technical foul in the fourth quarter of the Kings’ 106-103 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves at Sleep Train Arena. That technical foul means Cousins is suspended for..." April 14

  • Kings win, likely will play finale without Cousins after center collects his 16th technical foul

    Sacramento Bee "The Kings had collectively patted center DeMarcus Cousins on the back for going 22 games without a technical foul. But that streak ended, along with the Kings’ five-game losing streak, in a 106-103 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday at Sleep Train Arena. The technical foul was his..." April 14

  • Cousins takes over in Kings’ victory over Pelicans

    Sacramento Bee "The Kings on Monday night had just had one of those quarters that have doomed them all season. After a good start, Sacramento looked out of sorts defensively in the second quarter. Its lead and momentum were gone. That’s when DeMarcus Cousins took over. Cousins bullied his way through New..." April 01

  • Retaining high-scoring trio might cost Kings plenty

    Sacramento Bee "It was a bold move that signified the Kings would no longer see “cash considerations” as a primary asset gained through trades. In December, new Kings general manager Pete D’Alessandro, with the blessing of principal owner Vivek Ranadive, acquired three players from Toronto, with the headliner..." March 31

  • Kings' DeMarcus Cousins apologized to Sean Elliott for incident "During a tumultuous 2012-13 season, Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins wasn't pleased with comments San Antonio Spurs' color commentator Sean Elliott. He confonted Elliott after the game and the confrontation was heated/inappropriate enough for the league to suspend Cousins for two games..." March 22

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    Michael Lee @MrMichaelLee

    DeMarcus Cousins sat out previous game with right knee tendinitis but received treatment Tues. with intent to play vs #wizards

  • One more technical foul and Kings’ Cousins will be suspended

    Sacramento Bee "For all the drama on and off the court last season, DeMarcus Cousins made it to the season finale before picking up his 16th technical foul. Because it came in the last game of the season, the one-game suspension that is attached to the 16th technical foul in a season was waived. This season,..." February 27

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    Chris Vivlamore @ajchawks

    DeMarcus Cousins suspended one game and fined $20K.

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    Jonathan Santiago @itsjonsantiago

    DeMarcus Cousins is out tonight vs. the Warriors. Malone hasn't decided on who will start for him b/w Carl Landry & Aaron Gray yet.

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    Sean Cunningham @News10Sean

    MRI inconclusive on Kings C DeMarcus Cousins. 2nd one scheduled today. Michael Malone said questionable/doubtful for Wednesday vs #Warriors

  • Kings' Previous Front Office Recommended Trading DeMarcus Cousins

    Real GM Basketball "Vivek Ranadive is played with the early big player personnel decisions made during his ownership of the Sacramento Kings, including the extension for DeMarcus Cousins and trading for Rudy Gay. "I’m very pleased with those decisions," said Ranadive. "When I bought the team, everybody told me the..." February 17

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    Jason Jones @mr_jasonjones

    DeMarcus Cousins is out with a strained left hip flexor.

  • Cousins pleased about ex-teammate’s All-Star nod

    Sacramento Bee "DeMarcus Cousins isn’t happy about being left off the All-Star team, but he is pleased with one selection by coaches among Eastern Conference reserves. That would be Cousins’ friend and teammate at Kentucky, John Wall. Wall (Washington) and Cousins (Kings) were chosen first and fifth in the..." February 10

  • Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins calls Bulls’ Mike Dunleavy a ‘clown’ "Kings center DeMarcus Cousins renewed his beef with Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy during and after Sacramento’s 99-70 home victory over Chicago on Monday. “He’s a clown, and he’s scared,” Cousins said, in post-game comments recorded by “I wouldn’t even waste my time on him if..." February 04

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