Just when you thought the "dumpster fire" jokes about the Sacramento Kings were getting stale, a 1-8 slide helped spawn rumors of players not showing up for shootaround and George Karl getting fired (they've apparently decided to
?!?!). The Kings are now five games out of the 8th seed in the Western Conference and travel to Philadelphia on Wednesday for their last game before the break.
"Energy and effort is a huge part of the game, but I'm not going to keep blaming it on that," Cousins said. "We've got a bigger issue, and we need to figure it out as a team.
"I'd rather keep [problems] in house, but we definitely have a bigger issue than just energy and effort. That can't be the excuse every night. ... We're going to work it out as a team, and hopefully we can fix this."