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The Kings will play the Pelicans on Friday for the first time since trading DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans over the All-Star break. Kings players said they’re looking forward to seeing Cousins and expect him to be “emotional.”
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In an upbeat media session, New Orleans Pelicans big man DeMarcus Cousins channels former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch when speaking about playing against his former team for the first time. The Kings travel to Smoothie King Center on Friday.
Projected starters, broadcast information and keys to Friday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Former Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins has 29 points and 16 rebounds in his return from a two-game absence, and Anthony Davis goes for 30 and 13 in a 121-118 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday.