Three Candidates For Sacramento Kings Preseason MVP

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Oct 10, 2015; Sacramento, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) controls the ball against the Portland Trail Blazers during the third quarter at Sleep Train Arena. The Sacramento Kings defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 94-90. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

DeMarcus Cousins: Not a big surprise that Cousins came to play, even though it was preseason. For the NBA’s best big man (what?), Cousins averaged 17.8 points and 7.4 rebounds a night playing limited minutes.

There is no question that DeMarcus’ presence is nothing less than a benefit for the Kings, and it was put on display again this preseason. This sample size of five games just adds to the testimony that Cousins is on his way to being one of the best players in NBA today.

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