Report: DeMarcus Cousins agrees Sacramento Kings contract extension

DeMarcus Cousins #36 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team brings the ball up the court during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013
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DeMarcus Cousins reportedly signs a new four-year contract with the Sacramento Kings.

DeMarcus Cousins has reportedly agreed a contract extension with the Sacramento Kings that will take effect from the 2014-15 season.

According to The AP, the 23-year-old center will sign a new four-year deal that will tie him through to the 2018-19 season and will earn him $64m (£40m).

Cousins would have become a restricted free agent next summer had the Kings not signed him up on a new contract by October 31.

Cousins, who averaged 17.1 points and 9.9 rebounds last season, has been with the Kings since 2010.

DeMarcus Cousins #36 of the 2013 USA Basketball Men's National Team brings the ball up the court during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 25, 2013
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