Every few days, DeMarcus Cousins is questioned on his desire to stay in Sacramento long term. He has always been adamant about wanting to spend his entire career playing for the Kings and have his jersey hung in the rafters. However, news has been circling today that the Kings’ front office has been shopping DeMarcus Cousins here and there, and are definitely hearing offers for him.
The most interesting one that I’ve heard, is the report that the New Orleans Pelicans are pursuing a deal that would bring Big Cuz to Nola. Could you imagine how incredible that front court would be? Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins on the same team. Halfway to the all UK All-Star team that Coach Cal mentioned earlier this week.
Kings have had recent discussions with New Orleans on Cousins, sources tell @TheVertical. Sac still debating Cousins' future internally.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) February 19, 2017
Usually, I wouldn’t put a ton of stock in reports like this, but if Adrian Wojnarowski tweets a report, you best believe that things are moving behind closed doors. The guy even tweets out draft picks correctly, and he’s always two to three picks ahead of the curve. Since Woj’s tweet, Bleacher Report and Sports Illustrated have also reported the same thing.
Sources: Pelicans and Kings have discussed a DeMarcus Cousins trade for Buddy Hield and multiple Pelicans first-round draft picks.
— Michael Scotto (@MikeAScotto) February 19, 2017
Big things could be on the way for UK fans everywhere. I can barely contain my excitement.
Pelicans have made trade inquiries on DeMarcus Cousins and Paul George, per league sources. Talks have progressed further on Cousins.
— Justin Verrier (@JustinVerrier) February 19, 2017
Take a look at the entire NBA rumor mill here. The NBA Trade deadline is this Thursday at 3pm ET, so more to come on this in the very near future.