DeMarcus Cousins trade scenarios

With the holidays in the rearview mirror, it's time to count a new set of shopping days. Thursday marks seven weeks until the Feb. 21 NBA trade deadline, and the most interesting name potentially on the market is Sacramento center DeMarcus Cousins. In his Weekend Dime, our Marc Stein reported that the Kings organization remains divided on the Cousins question, with president Geoff Petrie favoring a trade, while ownership prefers to hang on to the talented but troubled big man despite a recent confrontation with coach Keith Smart.