NBA: Vlade Divac Says DeMarcus Cousins is the ‘Most Dominant Player in the Whole World

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Many people are seeing a different side of DeMarcus Cousins as he’s all smiles playing for Team USA and actualizing his dream of playing for Olympic gold.  With Team USA, his teammates are some of the best players in the world, he doesn’t have to do everything.  He’s a big man that needs to rebound and defend and he’s doing an amazing job.  Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac has been watching, and he levied heavy praise on his franchise star.

NBA: Kings GM on Frustrated Rudy Gay: ‘He has my number. I was a player.. nobody called me everyday’

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Earlier I posted about Rudy Gay’s frustrations with the Sacramento Kings.  It’s been all over the media that the Kings are looking to trade Gay but he says they haven’t really had any good communication with him about what’s going on.  Gay said he doesn’t really know what’s going on with the team and he doesn’t even know who their new players are.  Now Kings general manager Vlade Divac has a response for Gay.

NBA: Rudy Gay on Kings: ‘I don’t even know who our new players are’

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So it turns out DeMarcus Cousins isn’t the only one that’s a bit frustrated and clueless about the Sacramento Kings’ offseason moves.  Rudy Gay did not hold back on his feelings while speaking from his summer camp.  Gay says he doesn’t even know who the Kings’ new players are and he’s aware of the team’s efforts to trade him.

NBA: DeMarcus Cousins on Kings’ Moves: “I really don’t understand it… But I Do My Job”


DeMarcus Cousins went from the U.S. Select Team in 2012, which practices against Team USA, to earning a spot on the Team USA Olympic team to represent his country in the 2016 Rio Olympics.  He’s very happy about his progression on that front, but he didn’t seem too happy about the moves made by his NBA team, the Sacramento Kings.

NBA: Darren Collison Officially Charged With Domestic Violence

Collison was arrested on Memorial Day for allegedly roughing up his wife…well, he’s officially been charged with misdemeanor domestic violence. This could lead to a year in prison.

(Photo) NBA: Darren Collison Arrested For Domestic Violence

Something must have been in the water on Memorial Day, this is the second issue of domestic violence that we’ve heard of with athletes. The first was the NFL’s Cody Latimer, now the NBA.

NBA Report: Former Grizzlies Coach Dave Joerger Agrees to Become Kings Head Coach


Granted you’re not a total f–k up, it’s pretty easy to get another job in pro sports once you’re already in there.  The coaching business in professional sports is like a game of musical chairs with everyone moving around until there’s no spots left.  Dave Joerger and the Memphis Grizzlies parted ways after he reportedly was seeking permission to interview with other teams for the second time in three years.  The Kings were among those teams and things progressed quickly after he was fired.

NBA: George Karl Says He Never Felt Empowered With Kings & They Sided With DeMarcus Cousins

George Karl was fired as head coach of the Sacramento Kings and now he’s speaking his mind about his time there.  He reveals that he never really felt powerful and believed that the front office was more inclined to please franchise star, DeMarcus Cousins.

NBA: DeMarcus Cousins Has Kings Remove ‘Year of the Monkey’ Shirts For Being Racially Insensitive

The Sacramento Kings canceled a t-shirt giveaway on Monday after some people in the organization and franchise star DeMarcus Cousins, felt they were racially insensitive.

NBA: Rajon Rondo Says DeMarcus Cousins is the Best Big Man in the Game & He Wants to Guide Him

Rondo is a Kentucky guy, as is Kings big man and franchise cornerstone DeMarcus Cousins — and Rondo sees a lot of himself in Cousins. The challenging temperament that can have coaches, teammates and fans oscillating between love and extreme frustration.  Rondo was guided through that by teammates such as Kevin Garnett and coach Doc Rivers, now Rondo wants to pay that forward to Cousins.

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