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

UN food agency hopes for continued US funding

Jan 27, 2017 - 5:46 PM

Foreign Policy magazine reports on Thursday January 26 it had seen an executive order from President Donald Trump s administration that proposed cuts of 40 in voluntary US funding for UN agencies

FUNDING SUPPORT PROGRAMS. Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the World Food Program (WFP), speaks during an interview with AFP on the humanitarian situation in Middle East and North Africa, on July 12, 2016. Photo by Khalil Mazraawi/ 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

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

Filipina mother of dead HK teen jailed

Oct 09, 2015 - 6:20 PM

Herminia Garcia s partner British businessman Nick Cousins is given an 8 month suspended sentence for helping her to breach her conditions of stay and for failing to register their daughters births

CHARGES. This photo shows Philippine national Herminia Garcia (L) and her British businessman partner Nick Cousins (R) arriving at the Eastern Magistrate Court in Hong Kong. Photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP

Jail 'inevitable' for parents of half Filipina teen who committed suicide

Sep 26, 2015 - 12:25 AM

Garcia 53 pleaded guilty to breaching her conditions of stay by overstaying her visa for more than 20 years Cousins 57 pleaded guilty to a charge of aiding and abetting Garcia’s violation of her visa conditions among other violations


Charges filed vs father of half-Filipina teen in HK suicide

Aug 14, 2015 - 9:16 AM

British executive Nick Cousins who faces charges of failing to report the births of his two daughters and abetting the illegal stay of his Filipino live in partner is allowed to post a 10 000 bail

Neglect charge dropped vs mom of dead HK-Filipina teen

Aug 13, 2015 - 6:37 PM

The 53 year old Filipina still faces a charge of breach of condition to stay in Hong Kong

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

HK suicide: Filipino-British teen's mom out on bail

Apr 09, 2015 - 2:45 PM

The 53 year old Herminia Garcia the Filipino mother of the victim is also charged with overstaying her visa Her lawyer asks for her release on humanitarian grounds

Cousins suicide: A HK tragedy that could have been averted

Apr 09, 2015 - 9:22 AM

The fate of Fil Brit Blanca Cousins is a sad tale made more tragic by the mistakes apparently committed by her parents who tried desperately to keep their family together

Filipino-British couple nabbed in HK child's death

Apr 08, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The 15 year old girl plunges from the 21 story apartment block in Repulse Bay which she shares with her British father and Filipina mother

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

#PugadBaboy: Kissing cousins

Oct 25, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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

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.

#AskMargie: Incest part 3

Jun 21, 2014 - 4:27 PM

The first 2 episodes of incest on AskMargie caused a stir online prompting for a third one

WebHits: Mean tweets - NBA edition

Jun 17, 2014 - 8:00 AM

NBA players read and respond to mean tweets directed at them

Most mobile gamers stop playing new games after 24 hours

Apr 15, 2014 - 8:11 AM

Swrve s New Players Report says only 33 9 of mobile gamers play the same game after the first day though some say that isn t as bad as it sounds

NBA: Durant's scoring streak stops at 41 games

Apr 09, 2014 - 2:34 PM

After surpassing Michael Jordan s 40 game streak Durant fails to extend his own 25 scoring barrage in Oklahoma s win over Sacramento

HOT STREAK HALTED. Kevin Durant (L) fails to extend his 25+ points scoring streak in the Thunder's win over Sacramento Kings. File photo by Larry Smith/EPA

#AskMargie: Incest part 2

Mar 22, 2014 - 3:57 PM

Dr Margie Holmes answers more questions about incest

#AskMargie: Incest

Mar 15, 2014 - 4:00 PM

This week on AskMargie clinical psychologist Dr Margie Holmes talks about a topic a lot of people consider taboo incest

WATCH: Cousins suspended, fined for punch, ref abuse

Feb 28, 2014 - 10:44 AM

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins was suspended one game without pay and fined 20 000 for separate incidents in a loss to Houston the NBA announced on Thursday

KNOCKOUT GAME. Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins will sit out a game for punching Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley and abusing referees. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

WATCH: Bulls' Joakim Noah fined $15,000 for obscene outburst

Feb 05, 2014 - 8:08 AM

Chicago Bulls big man Joakim Noah was fined 15 000 by the NBA on Tuesday after an obscene outburst directed at game officials in Sacramento

RAGING BULL. Joakim Noah has been fined for using profanity against referees and gesturing with the middle finger. Photo by Rhona Wise/EPA

Making the list: Rappler's NBA Western All-Star reserves

Jan 30, 2014 - 2:33 PM

Now that the All Star starters are in basketball writer Enzo Flojo picks the seven players he think should be on the Western Conference team s bench

MAKING THE CUT. Houston Rockets forward James Harden, shown during a game last May, is one of 7 players Enzo Flojo believes should be reserves on the Western All Star team. Photo by Aaron M. Sprecher

World leaders sign Zero Hunger Declaration at Davos

Jan 28, 2014 - 1:02 PM

The WFP puts hunger in the spotlight at the World Economic Forum

COMMITMENT TO ACTION. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and over 50 others sign the Zero Hunger Challenge Declaration at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photo by The WFP

Kings continue rebuild with new owners

Oct 19, 2013 - 9:39 PM

Preview of the 2013 14 season of the Sacramento Kings

CORNERSTONE. Cousins has been big so far in the preseason. Photo from the Sacramento Kings' Facebook page.

Sultan's cousin arrested in Sabah

Feb 25, 2013 - 7:10 PM

The sultan s cousin is not part of the Lahud Datu group and is a Malaysian citizen

SULU RULER. Sultan Jamalul Kiram III told reporters on Friday, February 22 in the Taguig Blue Mosque that followers had a right to remain in Sabah because his sultanate still had sovereignty over the Malaysian state. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS

Bam Aquino: What can a 6th Aquino bring to the Senate?

Dec 31, 2012 - 6:00 PM

Being a cousin of the President has its advantages but he hopes to be voted for his own platform for his intention to bring young blood and fresh ideas to the Senate

Another Aquino in office?

Jul 04, 2012 - 2:25 PM

Bam Aquino the 35 year old cousin of the President intends to run for senator in 2013