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Rondo ‘excited’ by adversity: ‘I love to prove people wrong’

Rajon Rondo is used to having critics, both on and off the basketball court. But now he says he is more motivated than ever to prove those people wrong. Rondo arrived in Las Vegas on Monday to sign his one-year deal with the Sacramento Kings, and he appears ready to push the negativity surrounding him to the side and start winning again. “I’ve been basically challenged my...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl 'very confident' he'll make it work with Cousins

The trade buzz surrounding DeMarcus Cousins seems to have run its course, and the Sacramento Kings star is now stuck in an incredibly awkward situation with a head coach who clearly wanted nothing to do with him as of two weeks ago. Now that it appears the Kings have their team in place, Karl is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Vlade Divac on Karl-Cousins relationship: ‘It’s not pretty’

It was just a few short weeks ago that the NBA world was abuzz with the potential that the Sacramento Kings would trade DeMarcus Cousins. Those reports were quickly replaced with other suggestions that head coach George Karl could be out of a job less than a year after the team hired him. Now after a solid draft and a few quality off-season moves, things seem to have calmed down...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cousins’ agent given permission to pursue trade

The seemingly never-ending soap opera that is the Sacramento Kings took another turn on Thursday night when the team did not trade All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins to the Los Angeles Lakers for a package that reportedly included the second overall pick in the draft. Prior to the draft kicking off on Thursday, reports surfaced that Kings head coach George Karl was pushing for the...
Via Sportsnaut
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers, Kings discussing framework for Cousins deal

It sure looks like one of the biggest trades of the past few years may go down either during or before the NBA draft on Thursday. Following up on previous reports that the Sacramento Kings have had basic discussions with the Los Angeles Lakers regarding All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins, Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski is now indicating that the two sides have talked about...
Via Sportsnaut
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: DeMarcus Cousins asked for a trade last month

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 tension between Cousins and newly-hired coach George Karl. The All-Star center has almost...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Divac: Kings not trading DeMarcus Cousins

The 2015 NBA Draft is just a few days away and, as usual, crazy rumors are flying. The latest big story involves the Los Angeles Lakers aggressively pursuing a trade with the Sacramento Kings for All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins. Unfortunately for the Lakers, the Kings claim they have zero interest in moving Cousins. Vlade Divac is Sacramento’s new vice president of basketball...
Via Rumors and Rants
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers Emerge as Possible Landing Spot for DeMarcus Cousins

Despite public sentiments to the contrary, it appears that the Sacramento Kings have had some sort of dialogue about trading All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins. ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting the Kings have engaged in discussions with the Los Angeles Lakers and Orlando Magic about a deal that would send Cousins to Southern California. Per the report: “Sources say that the Lakers...
Via Sportsnaut
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers reportedly pursuing trade for DeMarcus Cousins

Chamberlain. Abdul-Jabbar. O’Neal. Cousins? The Los Angeles Lakers may have their sights set on Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins as the franchise’s next great big man. ESPN insider Marc Stein reported on Monday afternoon that the Lakers are actively pursuing a trade for the polarizing big man. While the details of a potential Cousins-to-LA deal...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Camper dribbles ball through DeMarcus Cousins' legs for layup

Former Kentucky basketball star DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousin has a bit of a mixed reputation on the court, but he does seem like a pretty good guy off of it. During his DeMarcus Cousins Elite Skills Camp, the Sacramento King forward played some half-hearted defense against a young camper, who made him pay for it with a slick dribble through his legs, followed by a layup.  You...
Via College Spun
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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