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Sources: Kings agree to deal Cousins to Pelicans

The Kings have agreed to trade DeMarcus Cousins to the Pelicans in exchange for a package highlighted by Buddy Hield, a 2017 first-round pick and 2017 second-rounder, sources told ESPN.

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Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Pelicans new center DeMarcus Cousins on private Kings plane back to Sacramento with his assistant and family, source said. Only Kings employee is PR guru Chris Clark.? Cousins is expected to return back to New Orleans on Tuesday.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Just spoke to Anthony Davis. HUGE smile when talking about the trade that is expected to bring DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans. "This is an unbelievable weekend. All-Star MVP and now getting Boogie. It doesn't get better than this." AD said he hasn't heard anything official from management or talked to Cousins yet.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

The All-Star Game closing message is "Thank You New Orleans", but fans here might be saying "Thank You Sacramento" after Sunday's late breaking trade news.

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Anthony Davis says he stressed to his Western Conference All-Star teammates that he wanted to get the game's MVP award for the city of New Orleans.


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Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

New Orleans now seeking trade partner for forward Terrence Jones, league sources tell ESPN. Mutual decision on behalf of team, Jones' camp.

Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

The Pelicans were very close on a deal for Jahlil Okafor about 10 days ago, offering a similar package except it didn't include Hield.

ESPN Stats and Information  

New teammates-to-be DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis are the only players to average 20 points and 10 rebounds per game in each of the last 4 seasons.