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Cousins eroding relationships, alienating officials

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08:09 AM ET 03.13 | The latest transgression, elbowing Bucks forward Mike Dunleavy in the back of the head, something he says was unintentional, earned him a fourth ejection of the season. What do you do with DeMarcus Cousins? Seriously. What do you do with DeMarcus Cousins? If he were a toddler, you would send him to timeout. If he were a middle schooler, you would take away his Xbox. ... He has an infant of his own, for crying out loud. Yet his inability to control his impulses -- primarily his anger -- is dominating his otherwise productive third season, eroding relationships with teammates, alienating the league's entire officiating crew, and frustrating, infuriating and confounding his coaches and Kings officials alike.

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March 13, 2013  09:23 AM ET

He'll never learn but once he does????

March 13, 2013  09:26 AM ET
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Lost cause?

Cause that's the cost of doing business...

March 13, 2013  09:27 AM ET
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He'll never learn but once he does????

You'll never understand...

Until you do!

March 13, 2013  09:34 AM ET

In his defense, who doesn't want to elboe Dunleavy in the head. Am I right??

March 13, 2013  09:39 AM ET

Cousins can come to Cleveland

March 13, 2013  09:40 AM ET

he might can understand that what he is doing is not permitted if he is suspended rest of the season.......it is not like the team will make the playoffs anyway......

March 13, 2013  09:49 AM ET

Too Much Starbucks, Bro?

March 13, 2013  10:00 AM ET

is Adderall banned in the NBA?

March 13, 2013  10:37 AM ET

This guy really needs a slap upside the head.

March 13, 2013  10:40 AM ET
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Knucklehead be knucklehead

What you be saying...?

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March 13, 2013  10:45 AM ET
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is Adderall banned in the NBA?

Is anything?

March 13, 2013  10:55 AM ET
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Is anything?

A.I. - Starbury and a slew of others that can still somewhat play...

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March 13, 2013  11:06 AM ET

Demote him to the D League.

March 13, 2013  11:17 AM ET

I think he could do well in a different environment.
Other troublesome players have, it just takes the right group to deal with him.

 
March 13, 2013  11:20 AM ET
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This guy really needs a slap upside the head.

True.

But he is better then an underachieving, lethargic PF with too much gel in his hair chucking threes all night, no?

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