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Cousins (illness) will play Saturday against the Knicks.

Cousins is ready to go after sitting out Friday because of a bout with the stomach flu. He is safe to start.

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Cousins (illness) is probable to play Saturday against the Knicks, Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee reports.

Cousins sat out the Kings' game Friday with the flu, but appears to be ready to go Saturday. Normally it would be wise to avoid players who may still be suffering some symptoms of the flu, but Cousins is one of the NBA's best fantasy players, and should be re-entered into season-long lineups, provided he does play.

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Cousins (stomach) won't play Friday against the Suns, The Sacramento Cousins reports.

Cousins is dealing with the flu, and it will hold him out of Friday's contest. With him out, Jason Thompson and Reggie Evans will likely receive extra minutes against the Suns. Cousins' next chance to return to the court will be Saturday against the Knicks.

DeMarcus Cousins PF/C SAC 1 Day

Cousins is currently dealing with Gastroenteritis and is considered questionable to play against the Suns on Friday, James Ham of Cowbell Kingdom reports.

Cousins will likely wait until closer to tipoff before he makes the decision on whether or not he feels well enough to play. If he ultimately can't take the court, Reggie Evans would likely see considerable minutes, especially since Ryan Hollins (personal) will not play Friday.

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Cousins scored 22 points (9-19 FG, 4-6 FT) with eight rebounds, six assists, a steal and a block in 30 minutes during Monday's loss to the Warriors.

In three games since returning to action following his bout with viral meningitis, Cousins is averaging 26.0 points, 11.0 boards, 4.3 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.3 blocks. It doesn't look like anything is going to prevent him from posting career-best numbers.

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Cousins posted a monster line Sunday against the struggling Lakers, going off for 29 points, 14 rebounds, two assists, two steals, and three blocks in 37 minutes of action.

Cousins is now two games back from his viral infection, and he's averaging 28.0 points, 12.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.5 steals, and 1.5 blocks during that span. Needless to say, Cousins appears to be better than ever.

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Cousins is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Lakers, cowbellkingdom.com's James Ham reports.

Cousins shook off a minutes restriction and played the entire 4th quarter Thursday against the Bucks. He's a must start and a top 10 fantasy option in all leagues.

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Cousins (Illness) played 33 minutes and scored a game-high 27 points (8-12 FG, 11-13 FT) and added 11 rebounds, with five assists and one steal against the Bucks on Thursday.

After a 10-game absence Cousins looks ready to take over his early season MVP form. He was playing great in fantasy hoops and in real life. Owners should not be concerned at this point.

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Cousins (illness) will start Thursday against the Bucks.

Cousins was initially listed as questionable for Thursday's matchup, but was later upgraded to probable Thurday. He will take his spot back int the lineup after a 10-game absence because of meningitis. With Larry Sanders out, Cousins will likely spend most of the night matched up with Zaza Pachulia.

DeMarcus Cousins PF/C SAC 9 Days

Cousins (illness) has been upgraded to probable to play Thursday against Milwaukee.

Barring a setback, it appears Cousins will return to the lineup after a 10-game absence brought on by a case of meningitis. He'll be welcomed back with open arms, as the Kings, who once looked like a dark horse playoff contender, have gone just 2-8 without Cousins. The big man has been practicing in full of late, and it's not clear whether interim coach Tyrone Corbin will place him on a minutes restriction.