DeMarcus Cousins C  #15

Current Team: Sacramento Kings

Born: Aug 13, 1990 (25 years old)

Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-11 (211cm)     Weight: 270 (122kg)

Hand: Right




Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Sacramento Kings)

Free Agent: UFA-2018

Current Agent: Dan Fegan, Jarinn Akana

Draft Entry: 2010 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2010 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 5, Sacramento Kings

Pre-Draft Team: Kentucky (Fr)

High School: LeFlore Magnet High School [Mobile, Alabama]

DeMarcus Cousins News

Kings Won't Trade DeMarcus Cousins 'This Year For Sure'
The Kings will have three more trade windows before DeMarcus Cousins becomes a free agent if he begins the 16-17 season with the team.

Sean Cunningham/ABC10

Vlade Divac Wants To Keep DeMarcus Cousins But Willing To Test Market For First Time
The sense within the organization is Vlade Divac has become increasingly frustrated by DeMarcus Cousins' ongoing issues and is willing to test the trade market for the first time.

Ailene Voisin/Sacramento Bee

Kings Unlikely To Make DeMarcus Cousins Available Until 2017 Deadline
DeMarcus Cousins still has two seasons remaining on his contract.

Sam Amick/USA Today

DeMarcus Cousins: Suspension Was From Head Coach
DeMarcus Cousins and George Karl have been at odds since the end of last season.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Kings Make It Clear DeMarcus Cousins Not Available
The Kings considered trading DeMarcus Cousins last June amid a difference of personalities between he and George Karl.

Adam Himmelsbach/Boston Globe

DeMarcus Cousins, Kemba Walker Named Players Of The Week
DeMarcus Cousins and Kemba Walker have been named the NBA's Players of the Week.

RealGM Staff Report

Cousins: Rondo's Intentions Are Same As Mine
Rajon Rondo has become the veteran mentor for DeMarcus Cousins the way Kevin Garnett was earlier in his career with the Celtics.

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Kings Expect Suspension For DeMarcus Cousins
DeMarcus Cousins had to be restrained by teammates before being escorted off the court.


Rajon Rondo 'Gravitates' Toward DeMarcus Cousins
Rajon Rondo is the first player who can relate to the pressure and perceptions DeMarcus Cousins deals with.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

Rondo, Cousins Pulled George Karl In For 'Powerful' Two-Hour Meeting
Rajon Rondo and DeMarcus Cousins were also able to get some lingering frustrations off their chest, and Karl offered back his thoughts.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

DeMarcus Cousins Receives One-Game Suspension For Forearm To Horford
DeMarcus Cousins will serve his suspension when the Kings play at the Heat.

RealGM Staff Report

DeMarcus Cousins, Nicolas Batum Named Players Of The Week
DeMarcus Cousins led the Kings to a 3-1 week behind averages of 32.5 points (tied-first in the conference) and 11.0 rebounds (third in the conference).

RealGM Staff Report

DeMarcus Cousins Doesn't Want George Karl Fired
Both sides believe the relationship between DeMarcus Cousins and George Karl is "salvageable."

Chris Mannix/Sports Illustrated

DeMarcus Cousins Ready To Be 'Scapegoat' If It Results In Wins
DeMarcus Cousins had 33 points and nine rebounds as the Kings ended their losing streak.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

DeMarcus Cousins Went On Profane Tirade Against George Karl
Vlade Divac said George Karl did not have authority to suspend DeMarcus Cousins nor would he grant permission.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

DeMarcus Cousins Wants Kings To Have Players-Only Meeting
The Kings have used seven different starting lineups this season.

Jason Jones/Sacramento Bee

DeMarcus Cousins: MVP Is Mine To Grab
DeMarcus Cousins has become one of the NBA's best bigs and is the best player in the league to have never appeared in a playoff game.

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George Karl Apologized To DeMarcus Cousins In Offseason
George Karl had suggested every player on the Kings was tradeable.

Ailene Voisin/Sacramento Bee

'Vast Majority' Within Kings' Organization In Favor Of Trading DeMarcus Cousins
Vlade Divac has tried to make the situation between DeMarcus Cousins and George Karl tenable.

Howard Beck/Bleacher Report

Divac: Everything Is Going To Be Alright Between Cousins, Karl
George Karl and DeMarcus Cousins shared an awkward handshake at Summer League on Monday.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Divac: Karl-Cousins' Relationship Not 'Pretty Right Now'
Vlade Divac expects both George Karl and DeMarcus Cousins to be with the franchise at the start of next season.


Kings Considering Firing George Karl
No potential replacement for George Karl has been mentioned or considered.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Lakers, Kings Discuss Framework Of DeMarcus Cousins Deal
The Kings started to engage with teams and explore possible DeMarcus Cousins' trade scenarios beyond the Lakers on Wednesday.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

George Karl Pushing For Kings To Trade DeMarcus Cousins
DeMarcus Cousins has become aware of Karl's campaign since the end of the regular season and there is a growing belief the coach-player relationship is irreparable.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Lakers Pursuing Trade For DeMarcus Cousins
The Lakers, Kings and Magic have had exploratory dialogue on a three-way DeMarcus Cousins trade.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Divac On Entertaining Cousins' Trade: If It's MJ, I'll Think About It
Vlade Divac is running the front office for the Kings and one of the most pressing decisions is whether they should continue to build around DeMarcus Cousins or look to trade him.

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Vlade Divac Considers DeMarcus Cousins Untradeable
Vlade Divac said that George Karl "might have overstepped his bounds" in saying no player on the Kings' roster is untradeable.

Sirius XM NBA Radio

DeMarcus Cousins Named To West All-Star Team As Injury Replacement For Kobe
DeMarcus Cousins will replace Kobe Bryant.

RealGM Staff Report

Cousins: I'm In A Better Place Than I Was Before
DeMarcus Cousins has moved on from worrying about his reputation, focusing instead on the players on his team.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

DeMarcus Cousins Recovering Slowly From Viral Meningitis, Out 7-10 More Days
DeMarcus Cousins has missed the past five games with a case of viral meningitis and continues to recover slowly, according to sources.

Sam Amick, Jeff Zillgitt/USA Today

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