DeMarcus Cousins delivered a blatant cheap shot to O.J. Mayo during the Dallas Mavericks’ win over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. As you can see from the video above, Cousins and Mayo were fighting for position in the second quarter when DeMarcus clearly punched him in the groin intentionally. The two began jawing at one another during the next stoppage in play and were both issued a technical foul.
Cousins called the play “an accident” after the game, but Mayo wasn’t buying it at all.
“I told him, ‘Man, play basketball,’” Mayo said according to the Dallas Morning News. “’You’ve got a chance to be a good player, but when you do stuff like that, you’re like a garbage player. It’s not a sign of being great.’Google+