NBA News: DeMarcus Cousins Has Finally Been Traded to the New Orleans Pelicans

NBA News: DeMarcus Cousins Has Finally Been Traded to the New Orleans Pelicans

Sacramento Kings superstar DeMarcus Cousins has been traded to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Pelicans guards Buddy Hield and Tyreke Evans, as well as New Orleans’ 2017 first-round pick, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical.

The trade is a shocking turn of events as it has looked as though Cousins would sign a massive extension with the Kings this offseason. New Orleans emerged as a potential trade partner Sunday afternoon, and closed a deal quickly.

The Kings will also be receiving the Philadelphia 76ers 2017 second-round pick via the Pelicans.