DeMarcus Cousins gets called for technical after “below the belt” confrontation

DeMarcus Cousins

 center  says his below-the-belt shot onDallas Mavericks guard O.J. Mayo was an accident.  Mayo doesn’t believe that one bit, saying Cousins has a “big maturity problem” and “mental issues.” Mayo also requested the office review the tape of the incident.

Mayo and Cousins were called for double technical fouls after a confrontation with 3:25 remaining in the second quarter of the Mavs’ 119-96 win Monday night over the Kings. Mayo was irate after Cousins hit him in the groin area with a fist during the previous possession.

“It wasn’t intentional, but there was a lot of trash talk,” said Cousins, who had been fighting Mayo for position when he delivered the no-look blow behind him.

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