NBAPA files appeal of DeMarcus Cousins suspension

Thursday November 15th, 2012

DeMarcus Cousins DeMarcus Cousins will have his two-game suspension appealed by the NBA Players Association. (Rocky Widner, Getty Images)

The NBA Players Association will appeal the league's two-game suspension of Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, according to NBA reporter Chris Sheridan.

Cousins was suspended for two games by the NBA after a confrontation with San Antonio Spurs broadcaster and former NBA forward Sean Elliott. Elliott criticized Cousins for trash-talking with Spurs forward Tim Duncan during Sacramento's 97-86 loss on November 9th. Afterwards, Cousins waited in uniform for Elliott to finish his post-game responsibilities, after which the two were seen having a heated verbal exchange.

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