Cousins had 25 points and nine rebounds as the Kings (2-1) took a 56-47 halftime lead. He added six points in the third quarter when the Kings outscored Los Angeles 26-18 and took a 17-point lead into the fourth.
Isaiah Thomas had 16 points and John Salmons and Marcus Thornton added 10 each for Sacramento. Greivis Vasquez, a point guard who was acquired from New Orleans, played his first preseason game, getting two points in 11 first-quarter minutes.
Cousins was 11 of 18 from the field and 9 of 11 from the free throw line. He played 27 minutes.
Marc Spears says he texted DeMarcus Cousins after he tweeted following the Kings drafting Greek center Georgios Papagiannis and Cousins told him the tweet had to do with a yoga class he was taking.
Chandler Parsons is 'all ears' as he enters free agency, sources told ESPN, while the Mavericks are prioritizing other potential targets.
Jemele Hill thinks it's only natural for Knicks fans to think Kevin Durant is coming to New York because Knicks fans think all free agents want to play from them.