HoopsNews: Cousins, Jackson, Warriors

DeMarcus Cousins has reportedly been suspended for a game by the Kings.

Today’s quick news and moves from around the world of pro basketball, all on one easy-to-follow page. Check regularly for updates.

Kings center DeMarcus Cousins following Wednesday’s loss to the Clippers: “I hate them, I honestly do. I hate them,” per CSNBayArea.com. Cousins scored 32 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the 111-104 season-opening defeat.

A scenario in which Knicks president Phil Jackson would return to work for the Lakers and fiancee Jeanie Buss has resurfaced in within the NBA recently, per the New York Daily News. Jackson can opt out of his five-year deal with the Knicks after this season, the newspaper reports.

Some NBA executives are watching Hornets coach Steve Clifford‘s contract situation and would be interested in the Hornets coach “should a contract extension fail to materialize with Charlotte,” per Yahoo Sports.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr is hoping to return to the bench by January, per The Associated Press.

Warriors center Andrew Bogut has a concussion and must be cleared via the NBA’s concussion protocol guidelines before returning, per the team.

Spurs second-round draft pick Cady Lalanne (UMass) has signed with the Austin Toros of the D-League, per Basketball Insiders. Lalanne was selected with the No. 55 overall pick.

Former Knicks guard Toure’ Murry will sign with the Texas Legends of the D-League, per The Washington Post. Murray was waived by the Wizards last week.

Former Florida guard Michael Frazier has signed with the D-League and is expected to join the LA D-Fenders, per Basketball Insiders.

Free agent guard Jarell Eddie (Virgina Tech) will rejoin the Austin Spurs of the D-League, per D-League Digest.

The NBA is planning to put a​ sponsored​ 3.25-inch-by-1.6-inch​ patch​ with a Kia Motors  logo on the upper left chest of player jerseys for both the 2016 and 2017 All-Star games, per the league.

Hoops Rumors has put together a team-by-team list of training camp invitees who made NBA opening night rosters. Click here to view the entire list.

Undrafted forward Garrett Jackson (St. Mary’s, Calif.) has signed with Melbourne United of the Australian NBL, per Sportando.

Former Oklahoma guard Terrell Everett has agreed to a contract with German club BG Goettingen, per EuroBasket.

Former Tennessee forward Wayne Chism has signed with Sagesse of Lebanon, per AsiaBasket.

Ex-Maryland forward Travis Garrison has signed with Al Bahrain Club of Bahrain, per AsiaBasket.

Former Morgan State forward Dewayne Jackson has signed with Homenetmen Beirut of Lebanon, per AsiaBasket.

Former Ithaca swingman Travis Warech has signed with the Hamburg Towers of Germany, per EuroBasket.

Ex-Furman small forward Amu Saaka has signed with Al Wakrah of Qatar, per the team.

Former Richmond point guard Kevin Anderson has agreed to a contract with Sparta Bertrange of Luxembourg, per Eurobasket News.

Former Memphis forward Pierre Henderson-Niles has signed with the Island Storm of NBL Canada, per USBasket.

Former Weber State point guard Davion Berry has signed with the LG Sakers of South Korea, per AsiaBasket.

— Compiled by Sam Amico

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1 Comment on "HoopsNews: Cousins, Jackson, Warriors"

  1. It is appropriate that Kia be prominently displayed on the All Star uniforms because they, being a South Korean company, have historically contributed so much to tradition of basketball. The NBA are shameful whores.

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