Cousins said he persuaded coach Alvin Gentry to delay subbing him back into the game in the fourth quarter because he didn't want to disrupt New Orleans' surge into the lead.
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"'It's obvious, man," he said. "It's a joke. It's a complete joke. What I don't understand is that players are punished for playing off emotion or showing their emotion... but other people are allowed to and it's totally fine."
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