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Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 9:10 am  |  9 responses

NBA Denies DeMarcus Cousins’ Suspension Appeal


No surprise here, as the Players Association’s attempt to appeal DeMarcus Cousins‘ two-game suspension was turned down by the League. Per the Sac Bee: “DeMarcus Cousins’ appeal to reduce his two-game suspension to one was denied Tuesday, and he missed his second game when the Kings lost to the Portland Trail Blazers Tuesday night at Sleep Train Arena. Cousins was suspended Sunday for two games for confronting San Antonio Spurs broadcaster and former NBA player Sean Elliott after last Friday’s game in what the NBA deemed a ‘hostile’ manner. Cousins left the locker room to confront Elliott about comments he’d been told Elliott made about him during the television broadcast. The appeal through the National Basketball Players Association was an attempt to get the penalty reduced on the basis the punishment was too harsh.”

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  • JAMS0330

    this guy is crazier then Ron-Ron World Peace

  • shockexchange

    “Crazier than MWP” is exactly what the Kings need. They’ve had a bunch of guys who don’t stand up for themselves and “always play nice with the other kids” and where has it gotten them? It’s led to losing and coaches getting fired.

  • Dutch Rich

    Picking fights with Sean Elliot the broadcaster vs picking fights with Ben Wallace and an entire section of Pistons faithful is not exactly the same. Let’s just say Cuz is a little off!

  • http://twitter.com/sooperfadeaway nbk

    Steve Blake didn’t get suspended and he was cussing out a FAN!! The punishment to Cousins was WAY WAY too harsh.

  • roscoe

    but that fan has a life story to tell for the rest of his life.

  • bike

    Guy has been tagged as a problem. He will get harsher punishments than other players for this kind of thing from here on out. Just the way it is.

  • robb

    he’s b rabbit that’s what he does.

  • Cameron

    For real…haha

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