Inside DeMarcus Cousins’ locker in Sacramento hangs a sheet with the number 5 on it.

The big fella is looking to improve his relationship with the referees, and set a goal of only getting whistled for a handful of technical fouls this season.

Boogie Cousins, who’s never accumulated fewer than 12 technical fouls in a single season and has averaged 14.8 per year, tied for a League-high 16 techs in 2013-’14: