DeMarcus Cousins

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Matt Barnes sets quite an example for Kings star DeMarcus Cousins

Dec 7, 2016
Matt Barnes sets quite an example for Kings star DeMarcus Cousins

“I’ve been one of the leaders, one of the voices of reason, and I have, I think, an uncanny ability to be able to get through to everybody, and not so much by talking. I lead by example, so that … Continue reading

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Downer DeMarcus Cousins will unravel Kings again

Oct 31, 2016
Downer DeMarcus Cousins will unravel Kings again

Don’t get your hopes up for the Sacramento Kings. Two victories in the team’s first three games are merely teasers to disappointment and disenchantment. DeMarcus Cousins, a fellow who poisons the pleasure of playing or watching basketball, is already fraying … Continue reading

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Company logos on uniforms will cheapen image of Kings

Oct 13, 2016
Company logos on uniforms will cheapen image of Kings

As bad as the Kings are, at least they are our Kings. It says so right on their jerseys. For basketball fans across the nation, the Kings are synonymous with Sacramento. They give our town, with its massive inferiority complex, … Continue reading

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When the going gets tough, the Kings’ front office kicks the little guys

Feb 19, 2016

Who is Chad Iske? He’s a relatively anonymous midlevel manager in the Sacramento Kings organization who is twisting in the wind because the team’s big bosses need a scapegoat for their own ineptitude. Who is Chad Iske? He’s the associate … Continue reading

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Kings star DeMarcus Cousins wields racial stereotype as weapon of self-defense

Feb 15, 2016

If you’re a star black athlete and your antics draw criticism, you might pull out the racism card. That’s what Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton did before the Super Bowl. Criticized for touchdown dances called classless and other unsportsmanlike actions, … Continue reading

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Stories on Kings’ support for coach Karl as muddled as his status

Feb 10, 2016

Will George Karl coach the Kings through the end of this losing season? I thought the answer was “yes” after seeing a front-page teaser headline this morning in the Sacramento Bee that said: “Karl Staying Put.” That impression was reinforced … Continue reading

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Babying DeMarcus Cousins hasn’t worked, so now what?

Dec 30, 2015
Babying DeMarcus Cousins hasn’t worked, so now what?

I told you, so! I told you, so! “Pretty soon, the apologists and enablers of DeMarcus Cousins are going to run out of spin material on the 6-foot-1l, 270-pound Kings center and have to deal with an unpleasant reality: the … Continue reading

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Silence by Kings players on Rondo’s anti-gay slur is disturbing

Dec 28, 2015

The main questions I still have about the ugly Rajon Rondo incident are these: What do his teammates think about Rondo’s hurling an anti-gay slur at a referee? And what do other NBA players think? The players’ public  silence is … Continue reading

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Appeasing DeMarcus Cousins is a losing tactic

Nov 13, 2015

Insanity is doing the same stupid thing over and over but expecting a different result. It should be clear by now that appeasing DeMarcus Cousins brings nothing but losing seasons to Sacramento. It should be evident that undermining good coaches … Continue reading

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Kings defense destroy Warriors

Jul 14, 2015
Kings defense destroy Warriors

After losing their first two summer league games here in Las Vegas, the Sacramento Kings cruised to a 90-71 victory over the Golden State Warriors. Willie Cauley-Stein had his best game yet of the tournament scoring 13 points, eight rebounds and five blocks. The short handed Golden State Warriors were caught off guard early...

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