When we look past scoring totals and focus on efficiency, it's very clear that Cousins is not a very good NBA player. And if this was understood by Cousins and the Kings coaching staff, one suspects Cousins would behave very differently.
My favorite player in the draft throughout this process has been Washington St.'s Klay Thompson, who has the basketball pedigree, talent and acumen to become a star in this league. At 6'7," he also has the size to play all over the floor.
In 2010, Northwestern University scientists used mathematical algorithms to rank the most influential people tweeting daily. What did they find? Some of Twitter's most popular influencers (think Ashton Kutcher and Lady Gaga) aren't really all that influential.