The Kings have canned Paul Westphal after weekend brouhaha with DeMarcus Cousins

DeMarcus CousinsPaul Westphal has been fired as coach of the struggling Sacramento Kings, the National Basketball Association team said on Thursday.  The Kings sit last in the Pacific Division with a 2-5 record.  “Unfortunately, the overall performance level of the team has not approached what we felt was reasonable to expect,” Kings President of Basketball Operations Geoff Petrie said in a statement.