DeMarcus Cousins is unhappy in Sacramento, as was made evident when he and Kings coach Paul Westphal had a spat on the sidelines and Westphal instructed Cousins to stay home from Sunday's game. News broke that Cousins had demanded a trade, which he denied through a statement, but it's pretty clear that he wants out.
Enter Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics. Ainge has reportedly called about Cousins, according to a Boston Herald report. With a possibly injury to Jermaine O'Neal and a lack of depth at the center position, Cousins would be a nice fit in Boston from a talent standpoint. However, it doesn't seem likely that the C's can land him.
"It's highly unlikely," a league source said of the Celtics' chances of landing Cousins. "I'm not sure that any team is going to get him. The thing is that everyone knows he's a wreck. They're not going to get what he's worth."
Cousins is in his second season in the league, both with the Kings, and averaged 14.1 points and 8.6 rebounds in 81 games last season. This year, Cousins is averaging 13.0 points and 11.3 boards in four games with Sacramento.