DeMarcus Cousins, Matt Barnes Sued over Alleged Nightclub Brawl in New York

December 7th, 2016 by Rob Goldberg Leave a reply »

A lawsuit has been filed against Sacramento Kings stars DeMarcus Cousins and Matt Barnes stemming from an alleged nightclub brawl that took place early Monday morning. 

TMZ provided details about the case:

According to the lawsuit filed in NYC, Jasmine Besiso and Myrone Powell claim they were innocently hanging out when Barnes approached Jasmine and began to choke her. 

In the suit, Powell says he saw the attack and tried to intervene but that's when Cousins stepped in and punched him in the face. 

At that point, Barnes allegedly released Jasmine's neck and elbowed her in the face -- knocking her unconscious. Myrone claims he was taken to the ground and Barnes and Cousins proceeded to kick and punch him in the head and body. 

TMZ had previously released a video of the two players outside after the alleged incident:

This all took place after a 106-98 loss to the New York Knicks on Sunday night.

According to Larry Celona and Jamie Schram of the New York Post, Barnes was accused of choking one woman and physically assaulting anot ...

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