We've learned two unavoidable facts about DeMarcus Cousins in the three seasons that he's played for the Sacramento Kings: He's an extremely talented player, and he's a very immature individual. Those two things aren't mutually exclusive. In fact, the Kings are finding an ever-evolving way to balance the two.
For the Kings, doing such is a necessity. Cousins is an asset, and he's playing on a team that's short on many of those. Whether it's an argument with an official that draws a technical foul or a postgame altercation with a broadcaster that leads to a suspension, Sacramento needs to find a way to keep playing the balancing act between itself and Cousins.
Along those lines, here are five reasons why the Kings must endure DeMarcus Cousins' immaturity.