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Rough night for DeMarcus Cousins.
Sure, he recorded a game-high 35 points against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday, but it took him 33 shot attempts to get their and his team lost the game, 131-116.
And then there was the extra-curricular stuff.
It started with this shoving match with Kevin Durant, which didn’t result in a foul for either superstar:
And later on, with the Thunder dominating in the fourth quarter, tempers nearly boiled over when Cousins came close to punching Steven Adams after the two got tangled up under the Kings’ basket:
Once again, Cousins managed to avoid punishment, while Adams was given a technical foul on the play.
Two dust-ups. No technicals fouls. No fights. That’s actually a pretty impressive display of self-control from the usually short-tempered Boogie Cousins.