DeMarcus Cousins RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pelicans planning maximum extension for DeMarcus Cousins

    Clutch Points "The New Orleans Pelicans are planning to offer their center DeMarcus Cousins a five-year maximum offer for an estimated $175 million, according to Marc Stein of The New York Times. While his counterpart and partner in crime Anthony Davis is denying trade rumors, it didn’t take long for the team..." January 18

  • Pelicans Main Competition For DeMarcus Cousins Expected To Be Mavs, Lakers

    Real GM Basketball "The free agency of DeMarcus Cousins is one of the NBA's most intriguing storylines of 2018 as the New Orleans Pelicans are expected to do whatever they can to re-sign him. "I think most teams around the league believe that the Pelicans will re-sign Cousins unless he doesn't want to stay there,"..." January 16

  • Portland’s Nurkic throws major shade at DeMarcus Cousins

    Larry Brown Sports "Jusuf Nurkic was not in the best mood after a loss to New Orleans on Friday. Speaking after the 119-113 defeat, the Portland Trail Blazers center had major shade for Pelicans counterpart DeMarcus Cousins, apparently peeved that Boogie kept talking trash to him. In his remarks, Nurkic took aim..." January 14

  • Report: Pelicans aren't interested in trading DeMarcus Cousins

    247 Sports "Hoping to once again become a playoff team, the New Orleans Pelicans made a splash last season by acquiring DeMarcus Cousins at the All-Star break. The plan was for Cousins to team up with Anthony Davis and become a formidable front court duo. So far that plan has worked out flawlessly as both..." January 08

  • Report: NBA insider thinks DeMarcus Cousins will not be moved before trade deadline

    Clutch Points "The trade deadline is just over a month away, which has begun to spark up rumors around the league about possible moves. During a recent podcast with Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype, Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders stated that he believes the New Orleans Pelicans will not trade All-Star center..." January 03

  • Lakers will target Paul George, DeMarcus Cousins at trade deadline

    Yardbarker "The Los Angeles Lakers could be after a pair of familiar targets this February. In an appearance this week on the Lakers Nation Podcast with Trevor Lane, NBA writer Eric Pincus reported that the Lakers will target Paul George and DeMarcus Cousins at this year’s trade deadline. “I think Plan..." December 30

  • DeMarcus Cousins complains refs unfairly target him on technicals

    Sportsnaut "DeMarcus Cousins is notorious for receiving technical fouls. Apparently, however, one referee might’ve been too loose with the call. According to Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated, Cousins said he was slapped with a technical for telling an official, “good job.” “I said, ‘Good job. Good..." December 15

  • DeMarcus Cousins Expects To Remain With Pelicans Past Trade Deadline

    Real GM Basketball "DeMarcus Cousins is confident that he will still be playing for the New Orleans Pelicans after the Feb. 8 trade deadline. Cousins will become a free agent this offseason. “I am confident in my team,” Cousins said. “I am starting to understand this business a lot more than I did before. You can..." December 15

  • DeMarcus Cousins says flopping is hurting the 'competitive spirit of basketball'

    CBS Sports "DeMarcus Cousins had an unbelievable performance Wednesday night, racking up 40 points, 22 rebounds, four blocks and four assists in the Pelicans' 123-114 victory over the Nuggets. It was his second 40-point, 20-rebound game of the season already, making him the first player to have multiple..." December 07

  • 'I'm not going to fight nobody': DeMarcus Cousins, Kevin Durant ejected after heated on-floor confrontation

    The Advocate "Late in Monday's 125-115 loss to the Golden State Warriors, New Orleans Pelicans forward DeMarcus Cousins was dealt his second ejection this season after he and Warriors forward Kevin Durant confronted each other in a heated argument with 1:14 remaining in the fourth quarter. Cousins received..." December 05

  • DeMarcus Cousins, Kevin Durant separated by security in hallway altercation after ejections

    Clutch Points "Monday night’s game between the Golden State Warriors (19-6) and the New Orleans Pelicans (12-12) was quite crazy, to say the least. In the final two minutes of the contest, two of the NBA’s biggest stars in the Warriors’ Kevin Durant and the Pelicans’ DeMarcus Cousins got into a heated..." December 05

  • Tony Allen: Russell Westbrook ‘Definitely Flopped’ vs DeMarcus Cousins

    SLAM Online "DeMarcus Cousins was booted out of Monday night’s game in OKC after referees determined that he elbowed Russell Westbrook in the head. Tony Allen was pretty sure that Russ flopped in order to draw the flagrant foul on his Pelicans teammate. New Orleans withstood Boogie’s ejection and held on..." November 21

  • DeMarcus Cousins Received A Warm Welcome From Kings Fans Before His First Game Back In Sacramento

    Dime Magazine "DeMarcus Cousins is back in Sacramento, and he heard it from his former fans on Thursday night. But what was it, exactly? Would the Kings fans he played for until this past February boo him since he was traded after the All-Star Game in New Orleans? Cousins was always enigmatic, and he’s known..." October 27

  • DeMarcus Cousins Regrets Not Leaving Sacramento When He Had The Chance

    Uproxx "DeMarcus Cousins exited Sacramento more than six months ago and his new team, the New Orleans Pelicans, has its own set of challenges. However, the ultra-talented center recently reflected on his time with the Kings prior to his first game in Sacramento since the trade. In short, he told Marc..." October 25

  • DeMarcus Cousins says he had opportunity to leave Kings when George Karl arrived

    Pro Basketball Talk "DeMarcus Cousins is now a member of the New Orleans Pelicans, but according to the All-Star big man he could have made his exit from California even sooner. Speaking to ESPN’s Marc Spears, Cousins says that he had an opportunity to leave the Sacramento Kings when former coach George Karl..." October 25

  • New Orleans Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins fined $25,000 "New Orleans Pelicans forward DeMarcus Cousins has been fined $25,000 for directing inappropriate language towards a fan, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. The incident occurred with 0:50 remaining in the 4th quarter of the Pelicans’..." October 21

  • Pelicans preview: DeMarcus Cousins-Anthony Davis experiment on short leash

    CBS Sports "While the rest of the league was zigging, the New Orleans Pelicans decided to zag. As the league continued to steer toward smaller, positionless basketball, the Pelicans traded a modest package to the Sacramento Kings in the hours following February's All-Star Game to acquire DeMarcus Cousins,..." October 12

  • What does the future hold for DeMarcus Cousins and the Pelicans?

    Yardbarker "In Kevin Arnovitz’s lengthy examination of the mutually toxic relationship between the Sacramento Kings and DeMarcus Cousins, the temperamental star reflects on a January 2015 film session in which he screamed at interim head coach Ty Corbin and stormed out of the room: I feel bad for Ty Corbin…..." September 09

  • DeMarcus Cousins On Confederate Statues: 'Take All Them Motherf**kers Down'

    TMZ "DeMarcus Cousins says there's no question about it ... every single Confederate statue needs to COME DOWN ASAP. With Confederate monuments coming down in Tampa, Baltimore and Virginia ... we asked the Pelicans star about rebel statues in New Orleans and in his home state of Alabama. "Take..." August 18

  • DeMarcus Cousins’ return to Sacramento to be nationally televised

    Sportsnaut "The NBA knows exactly what it is doing. How else could we explain the Association scheduling the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors on Christmas Day last year? The NBA embraces its drama and wants everyone posssible to watch it unfold. Set to release its schedule for marquee games on..." August 10

  • Cousins suggests he'd like to see Melo join Pelicans

    The Score "DeMarcus Cousins may have subtly revealed the identity of one of the stars he's been trying to recruit. The New Orleans Pelicans center recently admitted he's reached out to "some of the biggest names on the block" to join forces with him and fellow All-Star big man Anthony Davis. Cousins..." August 07

  • Thinner Boogie: 'The best I have felt my whole career'

    CBS Sports "The biggest stories in New Orleans this summer have been the team's work at the point guard position, as they re-signed Jrue Holiday and added Rajon Rondo. Flying a bit under the radar, but perhaps just as important, has been DeMarcus Cousins' weight loss. The big man has long been one of the..." August 06

  • Cousins trying to recruit 'biggest names on the block' to New Orleans

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Pelicans have been very active this offseason looking for ways to improve their roster through free agency. But one of the organization's busiest recruiters this summer has been All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins. Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry--who is joining Cousins on a trip..." August 04

  • Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins working out together this summer

    ESPN "Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins are working out together this summer in an effort to get a head start on training camp and the 2017-18 season. The New Orleans Pelicans' star big men have been working out both in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Cousins played in 17 games for the Pelicans after..." July 24