DeMarcus Cousins suspension will be appealed by players’ union

DeMarcus CousinsThe Sacramento Bee reports the NBPA, the players’ union, will appeal the two-game suspension levied against  forward  for his altercation with Spurs broadcaster Sean Elliott following the Kings’ loss to San Antonio over the weekend.

According to John Greig, the union is continuing to investigate the matter, but already is convinced the penalty is too severe. Cousins was informed of the two-game penalty and did not play in the Kings-Lakers game Sunday in Staples Center. The immediate goal is to get the suspension lifted prior to tomorrow’s home game against the Trail Blazers. Calls to the Players Association were not returned.

“We will definitely have something more to say tomorrow,” Greig added late Monday afternoon.

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