Category: DeMarcus Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins On Kings Slow Start: “I’m Not Really Concerned At All. I Believe This Is Our Year”

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

In order for the Sacramento Kings to take the next step this season they must have a focused DeMarcus Cousins. The former Kentucky center averaged 18.1 points and 11 rebounds per game last season. Over the summer, Cousins was a late invitee to the U.S. Olympic training camp and almost ...

Keith Smart Takes Sacramento On The Road To Build Chemistry During Training Camp

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Admittedly, the Sacramento Kings players have not always been on the same page lately in terms of goals and chemistry. Coach Keith Smart took aim at changing that, and he did so by taking his team on the road to Colorado Springs, Colo. The team spent a week there not ...

Paul Westphal Talks About the Similarities of the Orlando Magic Situation to His in Sacramento

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Throughout his time in the NBA, Paul Westphal has been dealt a tough hand with some of the players he was forced to coach. Westphal was not able to handle Vin Baker, but he did do a good job with Charles Barkley after Sir Charles left Philadelphia for Phoenix. Most ...

Despite the Rough Start DeMarcus Cousins Is Finally Starting to Adjust to Life in the NBA

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

One of the most questioned prospects in the NBA draft last season, DeMarcus Cousins, has had a very rocky start to his NBA career.  Coming from an environment like Kentucky where they were ranked number one for most of the season to playing on one of the worst teams in ...

Geoff Petrie Not At All Concerned About DeMarcus Cousins’ Ability To Fit In

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Quietly...very quietly...the Sacramento Kings are going about their business restoring their talent pool back to a place where they can hope to contend once more in the rugged Western Conference.  Last year the Kings improved thanks to drafting Tyreke Evans, who of course was last year's Rookie of the Year. ...

Losing Four Freshman, John Calipari Takes on NBA Eligibility Rules

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Starting three freshman - John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, and Eric Bledsoe - one sophomore - Darius Miller - and one junior - Patrick Patterson - Kentucky won 35 games in its first season under John Calipari. The team featured mostly underclassmen, with no senior averaging more than 11 minutes a ...

John Calipari: Cornell got “Worst Seed in the Tournament”

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Some coaches, especially when faced with an underdog team against a superior opponent, like to build their players up, instilling the confidence in them that they are better than they are and can win against anyone. John Calipari is the opposite. He generally has one of the most talented teams ...