DeMarcus Cousins Medical Update - http://t.co/IgnYxA455Q pic.twitter.com/XdVG4oI9V0Sacramento is now 10-10 in the Western Conference standings and a game and a half out of the playoff picture.
— Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) December 8, 2014
The team's upcoming opponents are the Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, Detroit Pistons and Oklahoma City Thunder.
At USAT: DeMarcus Cousins' extended absence makes a more sense now: he has viral meningitis & will miss more time - http://t.co/julJ3U8tzxCousins would certainly be a giant help through those five games, as all of them feature above-average front courts, except for maybe the flailing Los Angeles Lakers.
— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) December 7, 2014
The Kings have garnered a 1-4 record without their star big man, who was playing like an MVP before he contracted the illness. He was averaging 23.5 points and a league-leading 12.6 rebounds through 15 games.
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