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Ailene Voisin

Cousins should bring home the gold, and a lot more

The Sacramento Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins is in the perfect place right now on Team USA. He is paying a temporary visit to hoops heaven. The seventh-year center is surrounded by talented colleagues, is a veteran of the national team program, and is coached by a Hall of Famer.

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Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins eagerly embraces Olympic opportunity

DeMarcus Cousins had mixed emotions over his ample time to prepare for his Olympic debut. He welcomed the chance to take care of nagging injuries and get into prime condition. But he wished he could have done that after playing in the postseason, something he’s never experienced in six seasons with the Kings.

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Carmelo Anthony sees 'big misconception' about DeMarcus Cousins

New York Knicks All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony, playing with the Sacramento Kings DeMarcus Cousins on Team USA, says the young center could become the best big man in the NBA and that Cousins is misunderstood. He just needs to "relax a little" as he experiences professional growing pains, Anthony said after a workout on Thursday, July 21, 2016.

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Kings beat writer throws in towel after yoga session with Cousins

Bee staff writer Jason Jones accepted an invitation Tuesday night by Kings center DeMarcus Cousins to join him for his Wednesday morning yoga class to get a better understanding of what he’d been doing for more than two months that has the two-time All-Star looking trim and in the best shape since coming to Sacramento in 2010.

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Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins picks up yoga, drops weight

A slimmer, more nimble DeMarcus Cousins has spent the past 2 1/2 months dedicated to yoga, pilates and weights in heated rooms as part of his offseason training regimen. Next month, he’ll play in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro before his seventh NBA season in Sacramento.

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Kings' DeMarcus Cousins wants teammates to be flexible on picking up yoga

After practicing with the U.S. Men's National Olympic basketball team on Wednesday afternoon, July 20, 2016, Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins talks about his new-found passion for hot yoga and how it's helped him drop weight and gain flexibility since the send of the 2015-16 NBA season. Cousins says he'll pitch the idea of having his teammates join him for hot yoga classes in Sacramento.

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Secret to DeMarcus Cousins' offseason weight loss? Hot yoga

After practicing with the U.S. Men's National Olympic basketball team on Wednesday afternoon, July 20, 2016, Kings All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins talks about his new-found passion for hot yoga and how it's helped him drop weight and gain flexibility since the send of the 2015-16 NBA season. Cousins says he's looking forward to playing in the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero and after that his seventh season in the league.

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DeMarcus Cousins lets front office do its job while he does his job

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is asked about his team's decision to select a center in last month's NBA Draft after the National Men's Olympic basketball team practiced in Las Vegas on Monday, July 18, 2016. Cousins didn't have a lot of answers to provide the national media, other than saying his job is to focus on basketball and the Kings' front office's job is to make the personnel decisions.


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DeMarcus Cousins: It's 'dope' to play with Carmelo Anthony

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