COUSINS’ Western Conference Player to the Week

DeMarcus Cousins has had a solid season on the basketball court, thus far. The NBA honored him as the Western Conference Player of the Week. The Kings' brass hopes he makes the All-Star Team, too.

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NEW YORK — Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins was named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week after leading the Kings to a 3-0 record, averaging 25.0 points (.562 FG percentage) and 12.7 rebounds in 37.2 minutes per game. Cousins recorded a double-double in all three wins for the Kings, highlighted, by a 35 point […]

DeMarcus Cousins signs 4-year deal; Kings To Open Training Camp

Sacramento Kings principle owner Vivek Ranadive, left, explains why he made DeMarcus Cousins, right, the face of the franchise. Cousins signed a 4-year, $62 million deal to stay with the Kings on Sept. 30.

Inset photo — DeMarcus Cousins' mother Monique Cousins, was in Sacramento for his big payday. Monique is holding DeMarcus' one-year-old son Amir Cousins.

OBSERVER photos by Antonio R. Harvey

NORTH NATOMAS —- The Sacramento Kings first order of business, hours before Media Day on Sept. 30 at the Practice Facility, was signing fourth-year center DeMarcus Cousins to a four-year, $62 million contract. The members of the organization sealed the deal and let Cousins know that he’s the cornerstone of the Kings’ future. Cousins’ presence […]

Cousins Excited To Be Playing on USA Select Team

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SACRAMENTO – Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousin and 12 members of the 2012 USA Men’s Select Team will open training camp in Las Vegas on July 6. Cousins was named to the team on May 21. He talked about himself and other players on USA Select Team to reporters at the Kings practice facility Monday […]

DeMarcus Cousins To Join Other “Rising Stars” At NBA All-Star Weekend

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NEW YORK – Sacramento’s own DeMacus Cousins will join All-Star Blake Griffin and rookie guards Kyrie Irving and Ricky Rubio to headline the list of 18 players chosen for the Rising Stars Challenge to be held during All-Star weekend. In this year’s new format, first- and second-year players will be mixed in the game on […]