Jrue Holiday, E'Twaun Moore, Solomon Hill, Anthony Davis and Demarcus Cousins will start against the Rockets on Thursday.
The trade sending DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi to the Pelicans in exchange for Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway and some draft picks was finalized on Monday.
The Kings have agreed to trade DeMarcus Cousins to the Pelicans, according to Adrian Wojnarowski.
DeMarcus Cousins reportedly asked to play limited minutes during Sunday's All-Star game because he was "dinged up."
DeMarcus Cousins' agent Jarinn Akana shot down rumors that the Kings are looking to deal Cousins at the trade deadline.
The Kings have reportedly been "engaging" in trade talks regarding DeMarcus Cousins.
According to a report from Ric Bucher of Bleacher Report, earlier this season the Kings offered DeMarcus Cousins to Orlando for Nikola Vucevic and either Evan Fournier or draft picks, but the Magic declined.
DeMarcus Cousins says he is "very happy" in Sacramento and intends to sign an extension with the Kings this summer.
DeMarcus Cousins played only 23 minutes during Wednesday's blowout loss to Golden State, scoring 13 points on 6-of-14 shooting with six assists, four rebounds, one block and three turnovers.
DeMarcus Cousins racked up 40 points, 12 rebounds, eight assists, two steals, a block and two 3-pointers on 13-of-24 shooting in Tuesday's 97-96 win over the Lakers.
DeMarcus Cousins scored 28 points with 14 rebounds, seven assists, two steals and one block in Sunday's 105-99 win over the Pelicans.
DeMarcus Cousins returned from a one-game suspension on Friday vs. the Hawks and scored 22 points on 6-of-17 shooting.
DeMarcus Cousins has officially been suspended for Wednesday's game against the Celtics.
DeMarcus Cousins was ejected from Monday's game vs. the Bulls with two technical fouls, his 15th and 16th of the season.