Mere days after suspending DeMarcus Cousins for conduct detrimental to the team, which reportedly involved a halftime locker outburst, the Sacramento Kings have reinstated Cousins according to a press release from the team.
SACRAMENTO, CA —- The Sacramento Kings reinstated center DeMarcus Cousins, effective immediately. Cousins practiced with the team in Sacramento today.
Cousins, currently in his third NBA season, is averaging a team-high 16.6 points (.414 FGs, .200 3FGs, .769 FTs), 9.5 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.35 steals per game through 23 contests.
Minutes after the Kings released a statement on Cousins’ return to practice, news broke that the Kings were taking calls from other teams on the star center’s availability.
**BREAKING NBA NEWS**Source: Three teams have called the Sac Kings about availability of DeMarcus Cousins (Celtics top bidder) Nets & Spurs
— Incarcerated Bob (@incarceratedbob) December 24, 2012
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