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Arrest warrant issued for Lakers' Cousins on 'threat' claim

Aug 30, 2019 - 8:52 AM

An Alabama municipal court issues an arrest warrant for Lakers star DeMarcus Cousin over domestic abuse allegations

IN TROUBLE. Just over a moth after signing with the Lakers, DeMarcus Cousins faces more problems. Photo from NBA

Lakers’ Cousins allegedly threatened to kill ex-GF before wedding

Aug 28, 2019 - 9:10 AM

Add one more to DeMarcus Cousins’ long list of mishaps as the Lakers probe reports the injured center made violent threats against his ex-girlfriend

EMBATTLED. A leaked audio tape puts Demarcus Cousins in hot water. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Injury-hit Lakers to look at Howard, Noah

Aug 21, 2019 - 9:59 AM

Veteran big men Joakim Noah and Dwight Howard get workout invites as the Lakers brace for the absence of DeMarcus Cousins

VETERAN PRESENCE. The Lakers check out if the seasoned duo of Joakim Noah and Dwight Howard can fit in. Photos by AFP

Lakers' Cousins could miss NBA season with new injury

Aug 16, 2019 - 9:58 AM

Just weeks after joining the Lakers, DeMarcus Cousins suffers a third serious leg injury in 18 months

HARD LUCK. DeMarcus Cousins, who sat out most of last season with the Warriors due to injury, absorbs another blow. Photo from NBA

Cousins heads to Lakers as Rondo re-signs

Jul 07, 2019 - 9:11 AM

After losing the Kawhi race, the Lakers deepen their roster with Golden State Warriors’ DeMarcus Cousins

BUILDING DEPTH. The Los Angeles Lakers pick up DeMarcus Cousins to reinforce star duo LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Photo from NBA

WATCH: Curry hails Cousins' showing in Warriors' NBA Finals win

Jun 03, 2019 - 6:07 PM

A nonfactor in their Game 1 loss, the polarizing big man puts up impressive numbers across the board as the Warriors tie the championship series

BIG LIFT. DeMarcus Cousins and the Golden State Warriors avoid going down 0-2 against the Toronto Raptors in the 2019 NBA Finals. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


Cousins 'pain-free' but uncertain for NBA Finals opener

May 30, 2019 - 2:50 PM

A month after tearing a quad muscle, DeMarcus Cousins has been working to make it to the Warriors' title series versus the Raptors

BACK AT WORK. Coach Steve Kerr says DeMarcus Cousins has joined the Warriors' scrimmage. Photo from NBA

Durant won't play in Game 1, Cousins questionable

May 28, 2019 - 10:32 AM

According to Steve Kerr, Durant is not doing full practices yet due to his injury

SITTING OUT. Kevin Durant is missing the NBA Finals Game 1 due to injury.  File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors' Cousins out indefinitely after muscle tear

Apr 17, 2019 - 9:06 AM

After an epic meltdown, the defending champion Warriors get more bad news

SIDELINED. The Warriors expect All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins to be out 'for a while.' Photo from NBA

Celtics ban fan for 2 years over verbal attack on Cousins

Mar 30, 2019 - 9:38 AM

Just weeks after Jazz banned a fan for life, the Celtics also take action against a fan who hurled racial slurs at Warriors star DeMarcus Cousins

FAN CONDUCT. DeMarcus Cousins alerts the Boston Celtics that a fan had used offensive language towards the Golden State Warriors bench. Photo from NBA

Cousins powers Warriors past pesky Hornets

Feb 26, 2019 - 2:54 PM

'This is the happiest he has looked. He looked the most comfortable tonight,' says coach Steve Kerr on DeMarcus Cousins

BEST PERFORMANCE. DeMarcus Cousins scores 24 points for the Warriors. Photo by Paul Mata/Rappler

Lakers’ LeBron sits out, Warriors back up

Feb 03, 2019 - 12:25 PM

The defending champion Warriors turn the game around just in time against a Lakers side playing minus LeBron James

BOUNCE BACK. Klay Thompson and the Warriors avenge their Christmas Day upset loss to Brandon Ingram and the Lakers. Photo from NBA Twitter

Cousins scores 14, fouls out in season debut with Warriors

Jan 19, 2019 - 4:13 PM

Cousins gets his 50th foul-out of his career, but takes home his first win with the Golden State Warriors

EARLY EXIT. DeMarcus Cousins fouls out of the game in his season debut with the Golden State Warriors. Photo from NBA

Warriors' Cousins set for NBA return Friday vs Clippers

Jan 16, 2019 - 10:11 AM

'It's a relief. It's been a long year for me, a lot of ups and downs,' says four-time NBA All-Star DeMarcus Cousins

COMEBACK. DeMarcus Cousins returns on the floor almost a year after getting sidelined by injury. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Cousins to start for Warriors in injury return next week

Jan 11, 2019 - 9:54 AM

Coach Steve Kerr says DeMarcus Cousins will start right away for the Warriors despite getting sidelined by injury for nearly a year

COMEBACK. DeMarcus Cousins, who suffered an Achilles tendon injury, has made progress in his rehabilitation. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins gets ejected without even playing

Oct 27, 2018 - 1:39 PM

Still recovering from injury, the four-time All-Star tallies his first career statistics as a Warrior – a technical and an ejection

NEW FLAVOR. It's an interesting start for DeMarcus Cousins as a member of the Golden State Warriors. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP


5 NBA players to watch this season

Oct 13, 2018 - 5:35 PM

LeBron and the Lakers may have dominated the preseason storyline, but there's certainly more to talk about once the season gets going

TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 5: Kawhi Leonard #2 and Danny Green #14 of the Toronto Raptors looks on from the bench during the second half of an NBA preseason game against Melbourne United at Scotiabank Arena on October 5, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Durant on Warriors landing Cousins: 'I guess we ruined it'

Jul 08, 2018 - 7:07 PM

The back-to-back NBA Finals MVP – who's visiting Manila for a second time – says he's surprised Golden State acquired the services of the ultra-talented center

TEAMING UP. Kevin Durant says he is excited to play with DeMarcus Cousins. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler


DeMarcus Cousins to fortify NBA champs Golden State Warriors

Jul 03, 2018 - 9:14 AM

The former New Orleans Pelicans center agrees to a one-year deal with the back-to-back champions

NEW BEGINNING. Demarcus Cousins might see new start with the Golden State Warriors after he endured a career-threatening Achilles injury last January. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images/AFP

Cousins out for season, George named to All-Star Game

Jan 28, 2018 - 11:36 AM

LeBron James will still make the decision which player replaces Cousins as a starter

STEP UP. Paul George is chosen by Adam Silver to fill in the spot left vacant by DeMarcus Cousins. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Pelicans star Cousins suffers Achilles tendon injury – reports

Jan 27, 2018 - 3:27 PM

DeMarcus Cousins records a triple-double in New Orleans Pelicans' match against the Houston Rockets before being escorted out of the court by his team mates

OUT FOR THE SEASON. Cousins is reported to have injured his Achilles tendon. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images/AFP

Cousins carries Pelicans with historic triple-double

Jan 23, 2018 - 4:17 PM

Cousins joins the ranks of Hall of Famers Abdul-Jabbar, Chamberlain, Robertson and Baylor in recording a 40-20-10 triple double

HISTORY. DeMarcus Cousins breaches a 40-20-10 stat line since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. File photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images/AFP

James, Curry will captain teams in new-look NBA All-Star Game

Jan 19, 2018 - 11:56 AM

The All-Star game team selection will see both captains choose players instead of the traditional East vs West format

CAPPED. Stephen Curry (L) and LeBron James (R) of the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will get to pick which players they want on their squads. File photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Pelicans overwhelm LeBron's Cavaliers

Oct 29, 2017 - 12:30 PM

The New Orleans Pelicans downed the Cleveland Cavaliers 123-101

LEVELED. Both the Pelicans and the Cavaliers stand at a 3-3 record in the season. File photos by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images/AFP

DeMarcus Cousins fined $50K for hurling obscenities at fans

Mar 10, 2017 - 1:33 PM

Cousins gets colorful with his language in two separate incidents

PAY UP. When DeMarcus Cousins is asked 'Why are you so soft' by a fan, he responds by telling him 'Sit your fat ass down.' In another instance the day before, Cousins told a fan at courtside to 'suck a d--k, bitch.' Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images/AFP

DeMarcus Cousins rips 'coward' Kings over trade to Pelicans

Feb 25, 2017 - 11:02 AM

When asked if he d talk to the Kings about disregarding a promise not to trade him Cousins says For what? It was a coward move so I m pretty sure I will get a coward response

KING PAWNED. DeMarcus Cousins says he was informed about his trade to New Orleans after playing in the All-Star game, and not from Kings owner Vivek Ranadive or general manager Vlade Divac. Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images/AFP

DeMarcus Cousins' Pelicans debut spoiled by Rockets

Feb 24, 2017 - 6:10 PM

Six Rockets score in double figures led by their own new signing Lou Williams

NOLA. DeMarcus Cousins didn't have the debut he would've liked to have had. Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images/AFP

Blockbuster Cousins to Pelicans deal made official

Feb 21, 2017 - 12:02 PM

DeMarcus Cousins will combine with Anthony Davis to create a formidable frontline

BLOCKBUSTER TRADE. DeMarcus Cousins (R) is traded from the Sacramento Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans. He is seen here speaking with Pelicans star Anthony Davis during the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on February 17, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images/AFP

Kings trade DeMarcus Cousins to Pelicans

Feb 20, 2017 - 1:58 PM

The Pelicans are reportedly sending 2017 first and second round draft picks to go with Buddy Hield Tyreke Evans and Langston Galloway for Cousins

BLOCKBUSTER TRADE. DeMarcus Cousins (R) is traded from the Sacramento Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans. He is seen here speaking with Pelicans star Anthony Davis during the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on February 17, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images/AFP

Sacramento Kings' Cousins hit with one-game ban, $25,000 fine

Feb 08, 2017 - 5:21 PM

NBA rules provide a one game ban for any player or coach after a 16th technical foul in a season

ONE-GAME BAN. DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings is handed a one-game ban for acquiring 16 technical fouls. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Kings shock Cavs in overtime

Jan 26, 2017 - 1:37 PM

The Cavs fall to 2 6 in their last 8 games this time bowing down to DeMarus Cousins Kings

FINED. DeMarcus Cousins is fined for his tantrum during a game against Minnesota. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Cousins returns from ejection to finish with 55 points

Dec 21, 2016 - 4:35 PM

In other games LeBron James climbs up the record books as the Cavs win while the Spurs rally past the Rockets

Cousins slapped with hefty fine after dressing room tirade

Dec 21, 2016 - 11:59 AM

DeMarcus Cousins won t be suspended but an expensive fine has come his way

FINED. DeMarcus Cousins is fined for his tantrum during a game against Minnesota. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Kings' Matt Barnes, DeMarcus Cousins sued over alleged nightclub brawl

Dec 09, 2016 - 10:51 AM

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins and forward Matt Barnes are being sued by two people who claim the NBA players assaulted them at a New York night club

ROYAL FLUSH. DeMarcus Cousins (L) and Matt Barnes (R) are accused of assaulting two people at a New York nightclub, but no criminal charges have been filed. File photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Kings' Cousins fined $25,000 for in-game tantrum

Nov 01, 2016 - 9:55 AM

DeMarcus Cousins is fined for entering the stands and throwing his mouthpiece into the crowd after fouling out against Minnesota

FINED. DeMarcus Cousins is fined for his tantrum during a game against Minnesota. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Team USA players think they’re going to a spa, end up in brothel instead

Aug 06, 2016 - 1:53 PM

The lesson from the incident: don t believe everything you hear over the phone

USA trounces China in 2nd straight Olympics warm-up

Jul 27, 2016 - 12:34 PM

Top scorers DeMarcus Cousins and Carmelo Anthony lead the USA in the victory against China

Los Angeles Clippers beat Denver Nuggets to book playoff spot

Mar 28, 2016 - 10:59 AM

DeAndre Jordan tallies 16 points and 16 rebounds as the Clippers clinch a spot in the Western Conference playoffs

POSTSEASON PASS. DeAndre Jordan and the Los Angeles Clippers have booked their tickets to the postseason. File photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

NBA notes: Cousins at odds with Kings, Bosh wants to return

Mar 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM

With a month remaining in the regular season the Sacramento Kings find themselves having to cope with the antics of volatile center DeMarcus Cousins

KING DRAMA. DeMarcus Cousins and coach George Karl aren't seeing eye-to-eye at the moment. File photo from FIBA.com

Blatt's firing 'embarrassing for the league,' says NBA coach Van Gundy

Jan 26, 2016 - 11:18 AM

Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy is confused by the Cleveland Cavaliers decision to fire the coach of the East s first placed team

FIRED. David Blatt was fired as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers despite leading his team to the best record in the East. Photo by Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

Curry, LeBron headline All-NBA First Team selections

May 22, 2015 - 1:03 AM

LeBron James and Stephen Curry are the only unanimous selections to the All NBA First Team with the other spots facing challenges from a deep talent pool

GOLDEN WARRIOR. Stephen Curry (pictured) was one of two unanimous choices for the All-NBA First Team. Photo by Mike Brown/EPA

DeMarcus Cousins replaces hurt Kobe in NBA All-Star Game

Jan 31, 2015 - 5:47 AM

Cousins the Kings first all star player since 2004 ranks fifth in the NBA with 23 8 points a game and third in rebounds with 12 3 a contest

DeMarcus Cousins will take the All-Star spot vacated by Kobe Bryant, who is out with a shoulder injury. Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images/AFP

#NBA2015: Who Are the Top Ten NBA Players Right Now?

Dec 15, 2014 - 2:59 PM

The NBA season is still young but several players have already made their cases as impact players

UNIBROW POWER. Anthony Davis of New Orleans has emerged as one of the best players in the league. Photo by Glenn James/NBAE/Getty Images/AFP

NBA wRap: Kobe makes history again

Nov 19, 2014 - 5:26 PM

Kobe increases his career scoring total to 32 000 points – and inches to closer to Michael Jordan s 32 292 – as the Lakers claim a much needed win over Atlanta

ANOTHER MILESTONE. Kobe Bryant (L), seen here stealing the ball away from Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (R), records 32,000-point of his career. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

Team USA enjoys a trouble-free ride to World Cup title

Sep 15, 2014 - 3:32 PM

No less than Charles Barkley expected Team USA to fall to hosts Spain in the FIBA World Cup Instead the Americans dominated the world s best

DeMar DeRozan is one of Team USA's not-yet-ready-for-primetime players who made the most of the World Cup platform. Photo from FIBA.com

Is Team USA's final 12 good enough to win the FIBA World Cup?

Aug 27, 2014 - 2:47 AM

With Team USA set to defend its FIBA world championship in Spain the question on everyone s mind is whether their squad is up to the task against the world s best

TITLE DEFENSE. Kyrie Irving (L) and James Harden (R) will fortify the wings for Team USA in Spain. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

Team USA announces final roster after beating Puerto Rico

Aug 23, 2014 - 3:18 PM

Damian Lillard Kyle Korver Gordon Hayward and Chandler Parsons were cut from the lineup

COURT GENERAL. Derrick Rose takes a shot against Puerto Rican defenders. He leads the final 12 of Team USA that will compete in the FIBA World Championship in Spain. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

FIBA World Cup: Spain to give US a tough fight

Aug 20, 2014 - 2:17 PM

Team USA remains a favorite to defend their title at the FIBA World Cup but hosts Spain remain a viable threat to unseat the Americans

HANDICAP? Derrick Rose is the lone holdover from the USA Team that competed in the 2010 FIBA World Championship. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

DeMarcus Cousins hurt in Team USA training

Aug 15, 2014 - 1:35 PM

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is listed as day to day after hurting his knee in the team s first practice since Paul George went down

DeMarcus Cousins is listed as 'day-to-day' after banging his right knee. Photo from the Sacramento Kings' Facebook page.

WebHits: Mean tweets - NBA edition

Jun 17, 2014 - 8:00 AM

NBA players read and respond to mean tweets directed at them