Are DeMarcus Cousins' Agents Holding Up George Karl from Getting Sacramento Job?


For much of the weekend, it appeared as though George Karl would be landing the head coaching job with the Sacramento Kings, who are 6-19 since replacing Mike Malone with Ty Corbin. However, as Sam Amick of USA Today noted on Saturday, hurdles to clear included Karl’s tumultuous relationship with DeMarcus Cousin’s agents:

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So … This is a weird situation, and one that puts Cousins in an awkward spot of possibly having to deal with being labeled as difficult even if he has nothing to do with years-old feuds between Karl and his agents. For all we know, the deal could also still get done. Whatever the case may be, it’s frustrating for broader NBA fans to see someone of Cousins’ prodigious talent stuck with a hapless franchise.