12.15: Chronicle Conversation -- DeMarcus Cousins
Cousins tells Jim Kozimor he's having a good time, despite having to wake up early for media day interviews.
We are now joined by DeMarcus Cousins here on chronicle live. The market you appear to be having a lot of fun today are you have a good time that it. I'm having a great term. I will -- they'd do more than. American students who is two totally you do. You know what I gave you credit -- haven't -- great day this is probably for so be able it's the worst day of the year media day but you like that your and a good time when it. Right. -- overall I was always go to him more. Pop up. Was so huge room if you could if you could coach tells coach Westphal what time -- practice what time would you rather have practice that. How would certainly go where people would you know word Guerrero for five. Network's 3045. Works for you. Who works for me and it sounds knew I had a subtle basket -- title basketball. Sound good. By the -- I personally I gotta ask you always get more you go crazy when Indiana and Kentucky play the other day that was a tough one for Kentucky wasn't. Old wounds could eventually I was alone among this -- it began when his son he's from -- the moment so. Probably your mum they're into the roles. -- -- Your fair and balanced all right things in your first year -- your NBA career what did you learn last year playing in the NBA with the games. Home to live learn -- -- you from me home. More focus is -- so there's one thing -- learn. From. Multiplayer of all how many could -- -- counts. You know last year there were some times and you've got physical with guys he got a verbal with guys you came away on an awful lot of technical fouls is that an area of the game do you have to remain physical to be effective or can you pull back and some of that aggression. I'm glad. -- -- -- -- I'm let's say it's -- -- let's -- last year you had a lot of technical fouls. Play your game involves aggression. You have to remain that aggressive or more when you pull back some on that this year. Always move somewhere from there progressive the third term. -- told the new rules so some things as my muscles -- -- -- Are you luck do you feel like here you understand the league much better now it is that first year in the league. How important is it for you as you now start to propelling the -- second year of your current show what you really can do on the floor. I've been relieved and I'm in a year in the mobility alto. -- comment a moment to spring so this ended badly. How much would you help some of the new guys come in and boy you talk to Jimmer Fredette is saying hey. This is what it takes to be any NBA or hey I like it in the low post here make sure you defeated to me that's what. How much communication we have the news of the new guys. Forward. I'm not alone -- noses in the Obama even an insanely long removed there's a new group so we still learned so that we. Still it's so close so overwhelming community and is -- to be key to -- change -- We will do a lot of talking. The last year that you guys left this the floor in the final game a home game of the season. It's almost as if federal was saying goodbye to the fans of Sacramento here you get another year to play in the capital city. Is there any pressure for you guys to play well and be competitive as they try to get a new arena in Sacramento. -- -- It is uses any person. Out. All our -- really first come and play a little someone wanna do anyway so. It's probably moves commonly known as the new new both -- group is noon. The film you got a lot more experience. So I believe is due to -- ability influence and coming player of our goal from us. And it is struggle Lester 24 wins last season and I know you were in the sunglasses. Has it worked spent are you fooling people -- have you been able to not be recognized the media day today with his sunglasses on tomorrow. Has been successful so far. And I -- among new here so. But it is working flu is the most entertaining guy on the kings roster. I'll have this -- myself. Are you wasn't. And who's losing some muscle tone. I thought I did did does anyone else just listen when you -- that's as important though but I think that's good you've got to have someone who keeps it light keeps it loose. Do you keep you keep it loose and a lot of opening guys. There. Are two until tumors and trying to turns. You're gonna be serious now are you gonna hit it no more joking around it's a series here to him for you demarcus. Yes they're serious star -- as the seasons losing starting. It's all business what are you expecting from the kings this year. What's your expectation is this a playoff team. I definitely believe is the part of you do have a terrible only having experienced group. Manny -- leave it on the floor. The market you've done a fabulous job here today we appreciate you joining -- sun chronicle live. Have a great year two of the Sacramento Kings. Thank you from president.