Kings Shouldn't Give Up on Cousins

AP Photo

Now that he's back, what do you do with DeMarcus Cousins? Coddle him? Ignore him? Trade him?

You don't trade him. You monitor his behavior, maintain certain standards and keep a velvet hammer within reach, but you don't trade him. The Kings' front office folks – regardless of whether Geoff Petrie re-signs or retires – need to do their jobs and let Cousins learn how to do his.



Read Full Article »

Recommended Articles

He's Smart Enough to Sweat It All

Ailene Voisin, Sacramento Bee - December 26, 2012

On the treadmill, on the sideline, in the locker room, Keith Smart sweats profusely. He sweats the small stuff and the big stuff. He sweats about his young center's destructive behavior, the Kings' erratic performances and a... more »

Competition Still Drives Jerry West

Michael Mink, Investor's Business Daily - December 19, 2012

On the basketball court, Jerry West wasn't driven by fame or fortune. His thing was competition. It made him iconic in his playing days with the Los Angeles Lakers from 1960 to 1974 — so much so, he turned into the logo of the... more »

Linsanity Phenomenon Gone For Good

Paul Flannery, SB Nation - December 18, 2012

The phenom is gone and in its place is a 24-year-old still coming to grips with who he is as a player and what he does on a basketball court. He does not seem to mesh with James Harden, the Rockets' star guard, who, like Lin, is... more »

Thunder Already in Postseason Form

Jenni Carlson, Oklahoman - December 18, 2012

One hundred and twenty-four days. That's how long you have to wait until the NBA Playoffs, Thunder fans. And in case you were wondering, it's going to feel like a long wait. That much was clear Monday night at The Peake. The... more »