DeMarcus Cousins, George Karl Reportedly Had Altercation After Loss to Spurs

November 11th, 2015 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »

The relationship between DeMarcus Cousins and Sacramento Kings coach George Karl has reportedly gone from strained to borderline toxic.

Unhappy with the team's performance following Monday's 106-88 loss to the San Antonio Spurs, Cousins "stormed into the locker room and cursed out head coach George Karl with a torrent of obscenities," Jason McIntyre of the Big Lead reported. Karl did not engage with Cousins at the time, and teammates later told the All-NBA center that his tactics were not conducive to winning.    

Cousins later apologized in a statement provided by Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports:

Kings vice president of basketball operations and general manager Vlade Divac commented on the situation, telling Spears, "[Cousins' tirade] wasn't on George (Karl). He spoke his mind, frustration about 1-7. I'm OK with it. Most important thing we had after the meeting was we were on the same page, bottom line, on how to improve. That's positive stuff."

Cousins' displeasure with the franchise's direction is no secret. When he spoke to the media Monday night, Cousins called for a pla ...

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