DeMarcus Cousins suspended one game

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According to a press release from the NBA, Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins has been suspended one game without pay for receiving his 16th technical foul of the 2016-17 season. Kiki VanDeWeghe, The NBA’s Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations made the announcement.

Once a player or coach receives their 16th technical foul of the season they are automatically suspended without pay for one game, according to the NBA rules. For every two techs after that the player or coach will be suspended another game.

Cousins was called for his last tech on February 6 with about one second left in the game against the Chicago Bulls. Cousins was fined $25,000 for making an inappropriate comment and gesture after a game against the Golden State Warriors, which the Kings won in overtime, 109-106.

Both incidents occurred at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento.

To view Cousins’ 16th technical foul, click here.