Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Michael Malone on DeMarcus Cousins: “DeMarcus has been great for us. I fully expect DeMarcus Cousins to be back with us at some point. He’s got to stop getting techs, and that’s an ongoing conversation. The basketball aspect of it, he’s been tremendous…” (1/2) – 8:13 PM
Vinny Benedetto @VBenedetto
Highlights from Michael Malone’s pregame media availability:
– The Nuggets coach would like to see DeMarcus Cousins return to the team at some point, but roster flexibility ahead of Thursday’s trade deadline seemed to be the priority.
– Austin Rivers will not play tonight. – 7:23 PM
Katy Winge @katywinge
Coach Malone says he “fully expects” DeMarcus Cousins to be back with the team at some point this season. – 7:22 PM
Duvalier Johnson @DuvalierJohnson
Malone said that Demarcus Cousins has been great from a basketball standpoint and that it is his HOPE that Cousins is with the team in the near future.
He did go on to say that Cousins does have to work on not picking up technical fouls. – 7:17 PM
Ryan Blackburn @NBABlackburn
“I fully expect DeMarcus Cousins to be back with us at some point…it is my hope that DeMarcus will be back with us in the near future.” – 7:16 PM
Chris Palmer @ChrisPalmerNBA
Domantas Sabonis will be the first All-Star to suit up for the Kings since Zach Randolph in 2018. The last King to make the All-Star Game was DeMarcus Cousins in 2017. – 4:20 PM