Sacramento Kings trade DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans Pelicans

2017-02-20T09:23:26+00:00 2017-02-20T09:23:26+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

20/Feb/17 09:23

DeMarcus Cousins moves to New Orleans.

By Eurohoops team /

The Pelicans agreed to get Cousins from the Kings on Sunday, the same night as the All-Star Game took place in their arena.

Omri Casspi was also traded to New Orleans in exchange for Tyreke Evans, 2016 first-round draft pick Buddy Hield, Langston Galloway as well as the first and second round draft picks this summer, as sources told Associated Press and it was reported on

The deal was not yet finished when Cousins spoke with to the press after the All-Star Game. “If I’m blessed enough to have a job here, absolutely,” Cousins stated.

Cousins is averaging 27.8 points and 10.6 rebounds this season and will become a free agent in 2018 unless the Pelicans can sign him to an All-Star caliber extension.players in the nation.