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DeMarcus Cousins Offers to Pay for Funeral of Stephon Clark

DeMarcus Cousins no longer plays for the Sacramento Kings, but he has not abandoned his adopted home.

Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee reports Cousins and former teammate Matt Barnes have reached out to the family of Stephon Clark to cover the cost of the funeral.  Clark was shot and killed by police in his grandmother’s backyard.  The death of the unarmed African-American sparked protests around the city.  One delayed the start of a Kings’ game.

It’s not the first time Boogie has helped a family after the loss of a loved one.  He paid for the funeral of JJ Clavo, a 15-year old football player who was shot and killed before a playoff game in 2015.

And people say DeMarcus is a bad guy…

[Sacramento Bee]


Article written by Nick Roush

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