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Cousins describes Kings as 'Cowardly'

Feb 25, 2017 - The Seattle Times

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac declined to engage DeMarcus Cousins in a public debate after the All-Star center called Divac and Kings majority owner Vivek Ranadive "cowardly" for their handling of his trade this week to the New Orleans Pelicans.

In an article published on theundefeated.com, Cousins said he was assured by Kings officials three weeks earlier he would not be traded.

"When (the trade) happened, I was just in shock," Cousins said.

After his New Orleans debut Thursday night against Houston, Cousins was asked whether he has communicated with Kings officials since the deal that sent Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway and two first-round draft choices to the Kings was finalized Monday...