DeMarcus Cousins RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kings Make It Clear DeMarcus Cousins Not Available

    Real GM Basketball "The Sacramento Kings have made it clear DeMarcus Cousins is not available ahead of the trade deadline. The Kings considered trading Cousins last June amid a difference of personalities between he and George Karl" February 12

  • Kings may keep George Karl, but that doesn't solve DeMarcus Cousins riddle

    Sporting News "The atmosphere inside the Kings locker room, one source with knowledge of the team said, can be best described as “poisonous.” It is under that cloud that coach George Karl is surviving, if barely. ESPN reported Tuesday afternoon that Karl has staved off firing once again, but another go at..." February 10

  • With George Karl likely out, Kings still need to solve DeMarcus Cousins riddle

    Sporting News "The atmosphere inside the Kings locker room, one source with knowledge of the team said, can be best described as “poisonous.” It is under that cloud that coach George Karl is surviving, if only temporarily. Karl’s rumored firing is not really going to change that dynamic, which has been..." February 09

  • Kings remove T-shirts with monkey on them on first day of Black History Month

    Sacramento Bee "If you were at Sleep Train Arena about 90 minutes before tipoff Monday night, you would have thought the Kings were handling major laundry duty. Before fans entered for the game against the Milwaukee Bucks, T-shirts that were placed on every seat to celebrate the Lunar New Year were being..." February 02

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins (sprained ankle) is out tonight against the Bucks.

  • DeMarcus Cousins day-to-day after spraining left ankle

    SI "Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins left Saturday’s 121–117 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies with a left ankle sprain. X-rays were negative and the center is day-to-day, the team announced. As Cousins and center Marc Gasol attempted to secure up a loose ball late in the fourth quarter, Gasol..." January 31

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    Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings

    maybe he couldn’t be voted an All-Star starter, but he’ll settle for being best big man in the @NBA as a consolation

  • Kings' DeMarcus Cousins on Blazers' Meyers Leonard: 'He's not even a defender'

    Oregonian "The Trail Blazers beat the Sacramento Kings 112-97 on Tuesday and a key element in the win was limiting Kings' center DeMarcus Cousins to 17 points on 4-of-20 shooting. "I could tell what their scheme was: to try to frustrate me," Cousins said. "Meyers whatever you say it -- yeah, Leonard --..." January 27

  • DeMarcus Cousins on how he would change All-Star balloting: 'There definitely wouldn’t be fan voting'

    Yahoo! Sports "It wasn’t a surprise that NBA fans voted retiring superstar Kobe Bryant as a Western Conference All-Star starter despite his struggles this season. The oddity is that if Bryant were listed at guard, the position he played for the majority of his career, instead of in the frontcourt, Zaza Pachulia..." January 26

  • George Karl lobbies for DeMarcus Cousins to make All-Star team

    ESPN "The relationship between Sacramento Kings coach George Karl and center DeMarcus Cousins may have been tumultuous at times, but they certainly seem to be on the same page right now. In fact, Karl is not only campaigning for Cousins to make the Western Conference All-Star team, he took it a step..." January 21

  • Kobe, DeMarcus Cousins, other NBA stars reflect on Martin Luther King Jr.

    Pro Basketball Talk "As it does every Martin Luther King Jr. day, the NBA is celebrating with a full slate of broadcast games running through the day, beginning with the Sixers at the Knicks at 1 ET and highlighted by the Golden State Warriors at the Cleveland Cavaliers. It’s all meant as a tribute to Dr. King. To..." January 18

  • Cousins won't be fined or suspended after ejection vs. Warriors

    CBS Sports "It turns out that Vlade Divac' fears were unfounded. The Sacramento Kings GM had feared that his player would be suspended after his ejection in which he made a physical motion towards an official, which is typically a huge no-no. The NBA has reportedly found otherwise, however, as Yahoo Sports..." December 31

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins will not be fined or suspended for his actions after being ejected from Warriors game on Monday, source said.

  • Cousins facing league discipline after meltdown

    ESPN "Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac said Monday night that he expects DeMarcus Cousins to be suspended by the league after his latest outburst at referees. Cousins was in foul trouble early and often Monday night against the Golden State Warriors, getting whistled three times in the..." December 29

  • Danny Ainge hints Celtics may not want DeMarcus Cousins

    Larry Brown Sports "Despite the lack of a primary scorer/alpha dog on their team, the Boston Celtics are slowly creeping back into relevancy in the Eastern Conference. They have opened up the 2015-16 NBA season with a 16-13 record, thanks in large part to a surplus of depth and blue-collar talent on a roster where no..." December 26

  • Cousins says he's the best big man and 'it's not even close'

    SLAM Online "DeMarcus Cousins’ name rings (cow)bells. The Sacramento Kings star has nearly 1,000,000 followers on Instagram, 600,000 on Twitter and is in the news nightly. Garnering press, then, isn’t a problem. Except it is. When social media buzzes about Cousins, it’s often because of a Vine-able..." December 22

  • Kings GM Vlade Divac insists trading DeMarcus Cousins ‘off the table’

    Pro Basketball Talk "A few teams may (or may not) badly want the Kings to trade DeMarcus Cousins. All indications are Sacramento won’t budge on dealing the center, but in case you want it straight from the horse’s mouth… Marc Stein of ESPN: Kings general manager Vlade Divac was adamant this week when he told..." December 21

  • Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins surprises family with new car

    SI "The Sacramento Kings are in the middle of their annual ‘Season of Doing Good,’ which has already featured donated food, a refurbished public basketball court, and other charity work from various members of the organization. This week, center DeMarcus Cousins, who already had combined with Ben..." December 17

  • Celtics, Kings haven't talked DeMarcus Cousins trade

    CBS Sports "So Tuesday, a bunch of rumors came out about DeMarcus Cousins and how theCeltics, Heat, and Bulls were interested in trading for the temperamental Sacramento Kings superstar. In the report, it indicated that the Kings weren't interested in making any move of Cousins. USA Today confirmed..." December 17

  • DeMarcus Cousins' manager booted for slapping at Jason Terry in game

    ESPN "Kings star DeMarcus Cousins' manager was ejected for slapping at Rockets guard Jason Terry on Tuesday night during Sacramento's 107-97 win over Houston. Trailing the play on a dunk by Sacramento's Ben McLemore, Terry put his hand out to slow down as he neared fans sitting along the..." December 16

  • DeMarcus Cousins on Kings' woes: 'I've been playing like absolute s---'

    ESPN "After a miserable road trip for the Sacramento Kings, star DeMarcus Cousins was highly critical of his own play Sunday night. "I've been playing like s---, man," Cousins said. "That is our problem. It is me. I've been playing like absolute s---." Cousins went 5-for-20 from the field and..." December 07

  • DeMarcus Cousins, Rajon Rondo have 'powerful' recent meeting with Kings coach George Karl

    Yahoo! Sports "Sacramento Kings coach George Karl was on his way to work out after a team film session last week in Milwaukee when he was summoned by DeMarcus Cousins and Rajon Rondo. After Cousins’ verbal tirade aimed at Karl in early November, the Kings’ coach might have had reason to be nervous. What was..." December 02

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    DeMarcus Cousins is officially probable on the Kings injury report. Should play tonight against the Mavs.

  • DeMarcus Cousins & Jerryd Bayless Have Minor Altercation Post Game

    Black Sports Online "Some conflicting reports about how minor, but it doesn’t look like any punches were thrown. It seems it was more trash talk that was broken up quickly by security before it escalated. Probably was a lot of “Hold Me Back” acting going on." November 26

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    DeMarcus Cousins has officially been ruled out with a lower back strain.

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    DeMarcus Cousins has been hit with a one-game suspension for hitting Al Horford during last night's Hawks win in Atlanta.

  • DeMarcus Cousins suspended one game for elbowing Al Horford’s head

    Pro Basketball Talk "DeMarcus Cousins elbowed Al Horford‘s head, and the Kings center got away with it during the game. But the league noticed. NBA release: Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended one game without pay for hitting Atlanta Hawks forward Al Horford in the head with a..." November 19

  • Batum, Cousins named Players of the Week "The Charlotte Hornets' Nicolas Batum and the Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins were today named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 9 through Sunday, Nov. 15. Batum led the Hornets to a 3-1 week behind averages of 25.5 points (fifth..." November 16

  • Kings' DeMarcus Cousins to pay for funeral of slain high school football player

    ESPN "Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins is trying to help the family of a slain high school football player by paying for the funeral, according to a Sacramento city official. City council member Rick Jennings on Saturday confirmed to multiple media outlets that Cousins, who wanted his..." November 15

  • DeMarcus Cousins Isn't Making It Easy, but He's Trying to Make It Work with Karl

    Bleacher Report "Mikuni, a Sacramento sushi restaurant, makes a roll called the DMC in honor of Kings center DeMarcus Cousins. The ingredients are a quirky but tasty combo befitting the roll's namesake: tempura lobster on the inside, slices of tuna and avocado on top, finished off with a sprinkling of crab mix and..." November 13

  • Report: George Karl wanted to suspend Cousins but Vlade Divac wouldn’t

    Larry Brown Sports "The relationship between George Karl, DeMarcus Cousins and the rest of the Sacramento Kings does not look like it will end well. Cousins reportedly cursed out Karl after the team lost to the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night. Karl didn’t know how to respond, but The Sacramento Bee says he..." November 12

  • DeMarcus Cousins cursed out George Karl

    The Big Lead "After Sacramento was hammered at home by San Antonio Monday night, the Kings’ star, DeMarcus Cousins, stormed into the locker room and cursed out head coach George Karl with a torrent of obscenities, a person close to the situation told The Big Lead. After Cousins unleashed the F-bombs on Karl,..." November 11

  • Cousins says Kings need to resolve 'in-house issues'

    The Score "DeMarcus Cousins has experienced his fair share of losing with the Sacramento Kings over the past five seasons, never once reaching the 30-win mark since entering the league in 2010. So what's going to turn Sacramento's fortunes around this year? On a roster chock full of new faces and..." November 10

  • A frustrated DeMarcus Cousins talks up Sacramento's iffy 'in-house issues'

    Yahoo! Sports "The Sacramento Kings have lost seven of eight to start the season, understandable given the team’s cruel schedule and injury woes. What’s also understandable is the sense of panic that sets in when, knowing you need about 45 wins to break a nearly decade-long playoff drought, knowing that..." November 10

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    Sean Cunningham @SeanCunningham

    Kings officially announce DeMarcus Cousins as probable (Achilles strain), Seth Curry as questionable (sprained ankle)

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Kings C DeMarcus Cousins told Yahoo Sports that he expects to play on Monday against the Spurs after missing four games to Achilles injury.

  • DeMarcus Cousins to miss more time with Achilles strain

    Sactown Royalty "Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse for the 1-4 Sacramento Kings as they look forward to a brutal three game stretch against the Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, and San Antonio Spurs, Sacramento Bee’s Ailene Voisin reported just minutes ago that DeMarcus Cousins will miss at..." November 06

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    Bill Herenda @billherenda

    ICYMI *UPDATE* DeMarcus Cousins likely out next 2 games via sources- MRI results R Achilles strain -injured Q2 Sat loss vs #Clippers #Kings

  • DeMarcus Cousins diagnosed with right achilles strain and is day-to-day

    Sactown Royalty "On Saturday night, Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins left the game against the LA Clippers with what was being called a sore right achilles. He did not return to play in the second half and the Kings said they would have him take a precautionary MRI on Sunday. The results of that MRI are..." November 02

  • DeMarcus Cousins leaves in first half with sore right Achilles tendon

    ESPN "Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins left late in the second quarter of Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers with a sore right Achilles tendon. Cousins did not return after halftime. The injury was being iced during the second half, when Cousins was not on the Sacramento..." November 01

  • DeMarcus Cousins on Clippers: ‘I hate ’em’

    Pro Basketball Talk "DeMarcus Cousins is most vocal about about his dislike of Chris Paul, but really, it’s all the Clippers. The Kings center addressed the Clippers after Sacramento’s 111-104 loss to Los Angeles last night. Cousins on the Clippers, via CSN California: I hate ’em. Honestly, I do. I hate..." October 30

  • DeMarcus Cousins says he hates the Clippers

    Hoops Hype "Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is nothing if not frank, so no surprise that he was pretty straight forward when asked about the Clippers last night following Sacramento’s loss against vs. Blake Griffin and company. Cousins has a history with the Clippers. He famously pulled then teammate Isaiah..." October 29

  • DeMarcus Cousins cannot believe how much money Tristan Thompson got

    Larry Brown Sports "After a lengthy holdout, Tristan Thompson finally agreed to a new contract with the Cavaliers which will pay him a lot of money. Thompson originally turned down a proposed 4-year, $48 million extension. The decision worked out in Thompson’s favor as he was able to secure an extra year and..." October 22

  • Kings' DeMarcus Cousins says he doesn't consider himself a center

    CBS Sports "DeMarcus Cousins shot three 3-pointers on Saturday against the Portland Trail Blazers. This is weird, as the hulking center does most of his damage on the block, bullying smaller players and using his quick feet and soft touch to pile up points in the paint. Even weirder is the fact that..." October 12

  • Kings' DeMarcus Cousins on MVP: 'It's mine to grab'

    CBS Sports "Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins thinks he can win MVP this season. He directly said as much, via Bleacher Report's Kevin Ding: The topic is the 2015-16 NBA MVP award and whether it could be reachable for DeMarcus Cousins. "Reachable, man?" Cousins told Bleacher Report, his voice..." October 06

  • Karl admits fault in last season's Cousins trade controversy

    CSN Bay Area "The biggest news story of the year for the Sacramento Kings wasn’t three coaches in one season. It wasn’t meningitis or DeMarcus Cousins making his first All-Star team. It was a late-season, off-the-cuff comment from head coach George Karl that went viral. “I’ve had some great players and I’ve..." October 05

  • Vlade Divac On DeMarcus Cousins and George Karl Now Trusting Each Other

    Black Sports Online "It started off rocky, but it appears that a summer of conversations and team bonding has Boogie Cousins and George Karl seeing eye-to-eye. Sacramento Kings GM Vlade Divac is optimistic about his team’s chances this season, and it hinges on the relationship between All-Star center DeMarcus..." September 28

  • Divac: Cousins and Karl didn't trust each other, now on same page

    CBS Sports "Sacramento Kings vice president and general manager Vlade Divac is trying to manage a difficult situation. In July, he admitted "it's not pretty" when it comes to the relationship between franchise center DeMarcus Cousins and head coach George Karl. Karl had reportedly tried to get Cousins traded,..." September 27

  • Kings' Lieberman says Cousins will go down as one of the greatest bigs to ever play

    The Score "Newly-hired Sacramento Kings assistant head coach Nancy Lieberman is looking forward to working with center DeMarcus Cousins. Lieberman believes Cousins is on-pace to become one of the best bigs in the history of the NBA. It's a bold statement, but the Hall of Famer knows a thing or two..." September 24

  • 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