Monday night was supposed to be a somewhat joyous occasion for the Sacramento Kings. After all, DeMarcus Cousins made his return from a right Achilles injury, and the Kings held tough through most of the game before falling short in the fourth to the San Antonio Spurs.
But after the game, the cracks in Sacramento’s foundation started to show. First, Cousins told reporters on Monday night that a players-only meeting was in order and that there are issues within the team:
Cousins said there are issues that need to be resolved before team can start winning.
The Kings are 1-7 to start the season with a below-average offense and a bottom-five defense. Much of that can be chalked up to Cousins’ four-game absence. But regardless of the multiple causes, the end result seems to be turmoil in Sacramento once more.