Kings shut down DeMarcus Cousins, Rudy Gay for remainder of season
DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay will miss the remainder of the season, the Kings announced on Saturday. This comes after Sacramento Kings coach George Karl said earlier he expected the team's three leading scorers to be shut down for the final three games.
Center DeMarcus Cousins is dealing with a sore right foot, while forward Rudy Gay is going through the NBA's concussion protocol and guard Darren Collison has not played since February because of a hip flexor strain.
[daily_cut.NBA] Cousins has missed the last three games, and Gay has missed five of the last six games.
Cousins has averaged 24.1 points and 12.7 rebounds per game this season, while Gay has averaged 21.1 points and 5.9 rebounds. Collison has averaged 16.1 points and 5.6 assists.
At 27-52, the Kings have the third-worst record in the Western Conference. Sacramento will face the Nuggets in Denver on Sunday.