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DeMarcus Cousins’ late basket & steal push Kings to overtime, where they beat Cavaliers (video)

DeMarcus Cousins, Kevin Love

Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Love, right, fouls Sacramento Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)


DeMarcus Cousins is maniacally driven to lead the Kings to the playoffs.

He took matters into his own hands late in regulation against the Cavaliers tonight.

After Kyrie Irving split a pair of free throws, Cousins drove for the game-tying layup with 3.4 seconds left:

Then, Cousins swiped the ensuing inbound pass to ensure the game reached overtime:

Cousins found Arron Afflalo for the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime, and Sacramento emerged with a 116-112 win: