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February 28, 2015 Updates
February 27, 2015 Updates

Cowbell Kingdom has confirmed that DeMarcus Cousins will miss tonight’s game with a left ankle sprain and left hip contusion. The 24-year-old center took a beating in Wednesday’s win over the Memphis Grizzlies and began the day as doubtful for tonight’s contest against the Spurs. Cousins went down with a little over eight minutes remaining against the Grizzlies, but was able to stay in long enough to knock down a pair of free throws. He later returned to the game only to foul out with 46.3 seconds remaining. Cousins is day-to-day. - See more at: http://cowbellkingdom.com/injury-report-cousins-doubtful-collison-out/#sthash.6g5qsTfM.YtRmawP6.dpuf Cowbell Kingdom

Sacramento Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins knows Sanders well. The two share an agent and have played together in the past as part of Team USA. Cousins, like Sanders, wears his heart on his sleeve and has a unique perspective on some of the issues “Support is exactly what he needs,” Cousins said following the Kings win over Memphis on Wednesday. “I don’t think a lot of people understand the mental abuse of this whole sport. It’s not diamonds and gold everyday.” Cowbell Kingdom

February 26, 2015 Updates

Sacramento Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins knows Sanders well. The two share an agent and have played together in the past as part of Team USA. Cousins, like Sanders, wears his heart on his sleeve and has a unique perspective on some of the issues. “Support is exactly what he needs,” Cousins said following the Kings win over Memphis on Wednesday. “I don’t think a lot of people understand the mental abuse of this whole sport. It’s not diamonds and gold everyday.” Cowbell Kingdom

Sacramento Kings guard Darren Collison is scheduled to have a consultation with Dr. William Meyers on Monday at the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia before undergoing surgery on Tuesday to repair a core muscle injury. Collison suffered the injury in the first half of Sacramento’s contest against the Dallas Mavericks on Feb. 5 and has not played since. He is expected to be re-evaluated in three to six weeks, when more information will be made available. NBA.com

Even DeMarcus Cousins, their franchise center, is not untouchable, according to a source with insight into Karl's thinking. "At the trade deadline, everyone was available," the person said. Including Cousins? "Every single person (on the Kings roster) was available." Although Karl does not hold a front office title, "he definitely has control" of future personnel decisions, the source said. Bleacher Report

George Karl's first power move as Sacramento Kings coach was to trade for Andre Miller, a trusted old hand from his Denver days. Expect more of the same this summer. Sources say Karl would love to acquire Ty Lawson—if the rebuilding Nuggets were to make him available—or any other members of his last Nuggets team, which won 57 games in 2012-13. Karl wants players who move the ball and push the tempo, and that could mean wild upheaval on the Kings roster. Bleacher Report

February 25, 2015 Updates

Thus far this season, Sacramento (19-35) has retained last year’s ignominious distinction of being last in the NBA in assists per game and also ranks 28th in turnovers per game. “I think it’s magnified because Darren's not here,” Karl said on making progress with Sacramento’s offense. “We would be fine. I’d probably be excited (if Collison was healthy), now I’m a little worried." “There’s a little worry there that we might not have enough playmakers.” CSNBayArea.com

February 24, 2015 Updates
 

THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN KINGS HISTORY

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