DeMarcus Cousins RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kings' bosses still shooting down DeMarcus Cousins trade rumors

    Sporting News "Well it’s settled, the big guns for the Sacramento Kings have utilized Twitter to downplay any rumors the team is still looking to trade star big man DeMarcus Cousins. A report from Bleacher Report suggested the organization was still looking for a dance partner in a possible Cousins deal, but..." August 18

  • 'Vast majority' of Kings organization in favor of dealing Cousins

    The Score "While the Sacramento Kings have finally - mercifully - gone radio-silent, beneath the surface, the offseason turmoil allegedly rolls on. Bleacher Report's Howard Beck was asked Monday about potential superstar trade candidates, and he didn't hesitate to suggest that the basketball world hasn't..." August 18

  • DeMarcus Cousins, Eric Bledsoe combine for 176 points in charity game

    Sporting News "If this is for real, hopefully a video is coming. DeMarcus Cousins dropped 91 points in a charity basketball game on Saturday, according to his Twitter account. Eric Bledsoe was further off with 85. Cousins and Bledsoe, teammates for a year at Kentucky, squared off in the 2009 Alabama Class..." August 09

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    Sean Cunningham @News10Sean

    Names continue to emerge for Team USA camp, on Kings front, DeMarcus Cousins will 100% be there. As of last month, Rudy Gay was planning too

  • Karl says Kings rift exaggerated, excited about Cousins, potential

    CBS Sports "On the practice floor in the basement of COX Pavilion, George Karl peers out as the Sacramento Kings summer league team finishes up its drills for the day. He is far from the turmoil that rocked the team's offseason, immersed in the challenges of moving forward. "I love my team," Karl told..." July 15

  • George Karl says he's 'very confident' he can repair relationship with DeMarcus Cousins

    Yahoo! Sports "DeMarcus Cousins and George Karl finally shook hands during the Sacramento Kings' summer league game on Monday night. It was a start, but there is a lot more work to be done to repair the relationship between the Kings' All-Star center and their coach before next season. "I just said hello to..." July 14

  • Can the Kings make things work with George Karl and DeMarcus Cousins?

    USA Today "As handshakes go, the one that took place between George Karl and DeMarcus Cousins at halftime of the Sacramento Kings' summer league game on Monday afternoon wasn't the warmest. But with the relationship between the Kings coach and their centerpiece player clearly frayed, and with so many..." July 14

  • Vlade Divac on George Karl and DeMarcus Cousins: 'It's not pretty'

    CBS Sports "As the Sacramento Kings continue to build on a good offseason with smart signings and a quality draft, they're starting to turn their attention to the elephant in the room. How do you solve the George Karl-DeMarcus Cousins situation that's been boiling since Cousins was nearly traded before the..." July 10

  • Lakers would still trade D'Angelo Russell for Cousins

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Daily News reports that the Los Angeles Lakers would trade No. 2 pick D'Angelo Russell "tomorrow," if that alone would complete a deal for Kings center DeMarcus Cousins. This process will take years, not a year. You shortcut it at your peril, even if the Lakers were willing..." June 29

  • Ranadive gave Cousins' agent permission to pursue Lakers trade

    USA Today "Vlade Divac may have been known as a legendary flopper during his playing days, but know this much about the Sacramento Kings vice president of basketball and franchise operations during his nascent career in an NBA front office: he's no pushover as an executive. Less than four months into his..." June 28

  • Vlade Divac says Kings won't be bullied to trade DeMarcus Cousins

    USA Today "Vlade Divac may have been known as a legendary flopper during his playing days, but know this much about the Sacramento Kings vice president of basketball and franchise operations during his nascent career in an NBA front office: he's no pushover as an executive. Less than four months into his..." June 27

  • Kings owner considers firing George Karl over potential trade of DeMarcus Cousins

    ESPN "Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive has considered firing George Karl, who was hired as coach four months ago to help turn around the struggling franchise. Ranadive's displeasure with Karl stems from the coach's desire to trade All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins, according to a source with..." June 26

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    Steve Kyler @stevekylerNBA

    Was told there is a chance the Kings parts ways with DeMarcus Cousins also a chance they part ways with George Karl - neither likely today

  • Vivek Ranadive 'not happy at all' with George Karl

    CBS Sports "The DeMarcus Cousins-George Karl rift remains very real and potentially destructive to the Sacramento Kings franchise, and owner Vivek Ranadive is reportedly "frustrated" the situation. From the Sacramento Bee's Jason Jones and Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix: Sources say Vivek Ranadive is..." June 25

  • Cousins tweets that he 'absolutely' wants to stay in Sacramento

    CBS Sports "Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins doesn't exclusively tweet emojis. He replied to some fans on Wednesday, including telling @jimteach30 that he "absolutely" wants to be in Sacramento. " June 25

  • Kings, Lakers intensify Cousins trade talks, per sources

    Yahoo! Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings exchanged possible frameworks of a trade centered on All-Star DeMarcus Cousins on Wednesday and discussions could intensify on Thursday, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Kings started to engage with teams and explore possible trade scenarios..." June 25

  • Phil Jackson doesn’t think Knicks ‘have enough stuff’ to engage Kings in trade talks for DeMarcus Cousins

    New York Daily News "Phil Jackson stepped to a podium at the Knicks’ practice facility to speak with reporters two days ahead of Thursday’s NBA draft. He opened by saying he was “here to speak about nothing I can speak about, all unspeakable things.” But between the generalities, the team president did offer a few..." June 24

  • Isaiah Thomas suggests on Cousins' Instagram that Celtics want him

    CBS Sports "Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas commented on former Sacramento Kings teammate DeMarcus Cousins' Instagram post on Tuesday, suggesting that his team would like to acquire the All-Star big man. Cousins is involved in a wee bit of drama with the Kings right now, and Thomas is aware that the..." June 24

  • Divac, Kings owner say they won't trade Cousins, deny Karl is pushing for deal

    The Score "The DeMarcus Cousins saga with the Sacramento Kings may not be a saga at all, at least according to Kings Vice President of Basketball Operations Vlade Divac. Divac's comments echo that of owner Vivek Ranadive, who told USA Today's Sam Amick on Monday the team will not trade their franchise..." June 24

  • Report: DeMarcus Cousins asked for a trade last month

    Rumors & Rants "As rumors continue to swirl around the Sacramento Kings and DeMarcus Cousins, a new report on Tuesday threw more gasoline on the fire. According to Dave Carmichael of KHTK Sports in Sacramento, Cousins asked for a trade last month. This really shouldn’t surprise anyone as there is clearly..." June 24

  • Report: Lakers willing to include Julius Randle in DeMarcus Cousins trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers will need to put together a considerable package if they want to pry DeMarcus Cousins away from the Kings. Would Julius Randle and then some be enough to convince Sacramento’s brass? Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated reports that the Lakers are willing to give up Randle,..." June 24

  • George Karl says he wants DeMarcus Cousins to be committed to Kings

    CBS Sports "Sacramento Kings head coach George Karl spoke with the Sacramento Bee's Randy Pench during a kids golf clinic on Tuesday, addressing his reported rift with center DeMarcus Cousins. "I think it's just a lot of crazy, crazy fibs and lies," Karl said. "You know, it's just a situation where we won..." June 23

  • Kings owner says there's 'zero interest' in trading DeMarcus Cousins

    USA Today "Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive reiterated his well-known stance regarding big man DeMarcus Cousins on Monday, telling USA TODAY Sports that his 24-year-old big man won't be traded anytime soon. "We have zero interest in moving Cousins, so I don't know where that's coming from," Ranadive..." June 23

  • DeMarcus Cousins with not-so-cryptic tweet, shot at George Karl

    Pro Basketball Talk "DeMarcus Cousins isn’t looking to leave Sacramento. Make no mistake, he’s had his frustration with the organization— and with good reason. The last few years of their ownership, theMalloof brothers were a mess with focus elsewhere. Then under new owner Vivek Ranadive the Kings hired a coach..." June 23

  • George Karl pushing for Kings to trade DeMarcus Cousins

    Yahoo! Sports "Despite Sacramento Kings management's public insistence that DeMarcus Cousins is unavailable in deals, coach George Karl's intense desire to trade the All-Star center has made it increasingly unlikely this coach-star partnership can peacefully co-exist next season, league sources told Yahoo..." June 23

  • Lakers actively trying to acquire DeMarcus Cousins

    ESPN Los Angeles "The Los Angeles Lakers have emerged as one of the most determined trade suitors for Sacramento Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN that the Lakers have been actively pursuing trade scenarios in recent weeks in attempt to construct a deal that..." June 23

  • Possible landing spots for Sacramento's DeMarcus Cousins

    CBS Sports "To see what could be ahead for the Sacramento Kings, we must look at how this franchise got to this level of dysfunction. To review (and be patient, there is a lot to review when assessing the Kings): In December 2013, the Kings acquired Rudy Gay from Toronto in an effort to complement..." June 23

  • DeMarcus Cousins wants the Kings to draft Willie Cauley-Stein

    CBS Sports "Sacramento Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins might have identified the frontcourt partner of his dreams. The Kings have the sixth pick in the upcoming NBA Draft, and Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein might be available there. According to ESPN's Ryen Russilo, Cousins would like to play with..." June 11

  • 2014-2015 All NBA Teams named "The NBA announced today that Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been named to the 2014-15 All-NBA First Team. The distinction is the first in Davis’ three years in the NBA. Davis, 6-10, 220, led the NBA in Player Impact Estimate (PIE), which measures a player's overall statistical contribution..." May 21

  • Kings VP Vlade Divac: DeMarcus Cousins is 'untradeable'

    CBS Sports "For someone who is under contract until the summer of 2018, Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins sure has to deal with a lot of speculation about his future. There was a report in early May that the Boston Celtics would try to make a trade for him, and now Kings vice president Vlade Divac is..." May 21

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    SiriusXM NBA Radio @SiriusXMNBA

    "DeMarcus is untradeable & a guy who we want to build around" Divac on DeMarcus Cousins

  • Celtics looking to trade draft picks to Kings for Cousins

    ESPN "Five burning questions and answers about the Boston Celtics' immediate future in the wake of their four-game exit from the playoffs and team president Danny Ainge's end-of-season news conference Thursday: 1. Who is the Celtics' dream target in free agency? Kevin Love is the most common..." May 02

  • 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

    CBS Sports "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

    SI "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

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