Luke Babbitt

DeMarcus Cousins and the technical issue Kings face among NBA's trending topics

DeMarcus Cousins and the technical issue Kings face among NBA's trending topics

‘Boogie’ down

In a prediction as bold as guaranteeing San Antonio Coach Gregg Popovich’s job security, Sacramento temperamental talent DeMarcus Cousins predicted after a Dec. 12 win against the Lakers that his in-game technical foul would not be his last.

The technical foul was later rescinded. His behavior has not.

The Western Conference is handing Sacramento a chance to break a decade-long playoff drought by being only seven teams deep this season. Cousins is kicking it away like the chair he victimized on his technical foul season spree.

With a 16th technical foul (even after three rescinded ones), Cousins not only received an automatic...

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