Report: Kings preparing to release 14-year NBA veteran Matt Barnes

The blockbuster trade that sent DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans is about to cost 14-year NBA veteran Matt Barnes his job. To make room for the three players the Kings acquired in exchange for Cousins and Omri Casspi – Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans and Langston Galloway – Sacramento will […]

DeMarcus Cousins Traded By Kings To Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to acquire DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings. The Kings will acquire Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway, the Pelicans’ 2017 first round pick and the Philadelphia 76ers’ 2017 second round pick in exchange for Cousins and Omri Casspi. The Pelicans’ first round pick is top-3 protected for 2017. […]

Pelicans Make Inquiries On DeMarcus Cousins, Paul George

The New Orleans Pelicans have made trade inquires on both DeMarcus Cousins and Paul George. New Orleans is making everyone on their available to pair Anthony Davis with another All-Star talent, including Buddy Hield. The Pelicans have made more progress in their attempts trading for Cousins.  New Orleans currently owns all of their own future […]

Kings Discussing DeMarcus Cousins Trade Scenarios

The Sacramento Kings have been discussing DeMarcus Cousins trade scenarios in recent days. The future of Cousins is being debated internally within the Kings despite his apparently willingness to sign a supermax extension this offseason. Vivek Ranadive has been going back and forth on whether to sign Cousins to a long-term extension. The New Orleans […]

DeMarcus Cousins Suspended One Game, Fined Additional $25,000

DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended one game for accumulating 16 technical fouls. Under NBA rules, a player or coach is automatically suspended without pay for one game once he receives his 16th technical foul during a regular season.  For every two additional technical fouls received during that regular season, the player or coach will be […]

Kings Aspired To Create Big 3 With Russell Westbrook, DeMarcus Cousins, Rudy Gay

Vivek Ranadive previously told one league insider he aspired for the Sacramento Kings to assemble a big three with Russell Westbrook joining DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay. Before he tore his left Achilles tendon, Gay remained with the Kings because Ranadive believed deeply he would re-sign despite public and private comments to the contrary. “Welcome […]

Kings Confirm Full Rupture Of Left Achilles Tendon For Rudy Gay

Rudy Gay has suffered a full rupture of his left Achilles tendon and will undergo surgery. Gay underwent an MRI on Thursday to confirm the injury suffered on Wednesday. Gay, 30, made it clear coming into the season that he intended to walk away from the final season of his Kings contract, valued at $14.3 […]

Kings Plan To Offer DeMarcus Cousins $200M+ Extension In Offseason

The Sacramento Kings will offer DeMarcus Cousins a contract extension this offseason using the Designated Player rule that will pay him in excess of $200 million. The Kings were previously reluctant to move Cousins, who is currently scheduled to be a free agent in 2018. The NBA’s new collective bargaining agreement made a trade involving […]

Blazers Not Interested In DeMarcus Cousins, Nerlens Noel

The Portland Trail Blazers don’t have interest in trading for either DeMarcus Cousins or Nerlens Noel. Noel figures to remain on the trading block through the deadline as he approaches restricted free agency with the Philadelphia 76ers having a surplus of centers. The Blazers could use a rim protector at center to anchor their defense, […]

George Karl’s Passages About Kings Removed From Book

Passages from George Karl’s book about the Sacramento Kings have been removed from the final version of his book. Karl’s book, co-authored by Curt Sampson, included some unflattering views in a proof copy about DeMarcus Cousins, general manager Vlade Divac and owner Vivek Ranadive. But sources say Karl’s views were stricken from the version scheduled […]

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