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#24
Buddy Hield
PPG RPG APG
19.0 5.0 4.0
Team: SacramentoHeight: 6-4 Born: 12/17/1993
Position: SGWeight: 214 Birthplace: Freeport, Bahamas
College: OklahomaDraft: 1st Round 6th pick by Pelicans (2016)


Latest News
Apr. 13 9:02 PM PT10:02 PM MT11:02 PM CT12:02 AM ET4:02 GMT12:02 9:02 PM MST11:02 PM EST8:02 UAE06:020:02 ET11:02 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 16 points Wednesday, going 7 of 15 from the field, as the Sacramento Kings lost to the Los Angeles Clippers 115-95. Hield grabbed six rebounds and dished out four assists, tallying a plus-minus of -13 in his 37:13 on the floor. Hield went 2 of 4 from 3-point range.
Apr. 12 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET4:27 GMT12:27 9:27 PM MST11:27 PM EST8:27 UAE06:270:27 ET11:27 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 30 points Tuesday on 12-of-20 shooting as the Sacramento Kings topped the Phoenix Suns 129-104. Hield pulled down six rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +21 in his 32:33 on the floor. He added one steal. Hield went 4 of 8 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Hield is averaging 19.4 points while shooting 16 of 34 from 3-point range in his last five games and is likely to be productive in Wednesday's finale.
Apr. 9 5:01 PM PT6:01 PM MT7:01 PM CT8:01 PM ET0:01 GMT8:01 5:01 PM MST7:01 PM EST4:01 UAE (+1)02:0120:01 ET7:01 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 12 points Sunday, going 4 of 16 from the field, as the Sacramento Kings fell to the Houston Rockets 135-128. Hield grabbed six rebounds and dished out three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -10 in his 32:20 of playing time. He added one block. Hield went 1 of 8 from behind the arc.
Apr. 8 9:43 PM PT10:43 PM MT11:43 PM CT12:43 AM ET4:43 GMT12:43 9:43 PM MST11:43 PM EST8:43 UAE06:430:43 ET11:43 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 17 points Friday on 7-of-14 shooting as the Sacramento Kings fell to the Los Angeles Lakers 98-94. Hield pulled down one rebound and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +1 in his 30:22 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Hield went 3 of 5 from behind the arc.
Apr. 5 9:48 PM PT10:48 PM MT11:48 PM CT12:48 AM ET4:48 GMT12:48 9:48 PM MST11:48 PM EST8:48 UAE06:480:48 ET11:48 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 16 points Tuesday, going 5 of 14 from the field, as the Sacramento Kings defeated the Dallas Mavericks 98-87. Hield grabbed four rebounds and had three assists, tallying a plus-minus of +8 in his 30:04 of playing time. Hield went 4 of 7 from 3-point range.
Apr. 1 7:17 PM PT8:17 PM MT9:17 PM CT10:17 PM ET2:17 GMT10:17 7:17 PM MST9:17 PM EST6:17 UAE (+1)04:1722:17 ET9:17 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 22 points Saturday on 9-of-15 shooting as the Sacramento Kings defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 123-117. Hield pulled down four rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -3 in his 34:15 of playing time. He added one steal. Hield went 4 of 6 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Hield matched his career high in scoring and hit 4 of 6 from downtown after going 3 for 14 in the three previous games.
Mar. 31 7:21 PM PT8:21 PM MT9:21 PM CT10:21 PM ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST6:21 UAE (+1)04:2122:21 ET9:21 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 13 points Friday on 6-of-9 shooting as the Sacramento Kings lost to the New Orleans Pelicans 117-89. Hield pulled down eight rebounds and dished out three assists, tallying a plus-minus of -4 in his 24:56 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Hield went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Analysis: After a little bit of a hot streak, Hield has totaled 15 points in his last two games. Hopefully, you weren't relying on the rookie guard down the stretch.
Mar. 30 5:43 AM PT6:43 AM MT7:43 AM CT8:43 AM ET12:43 GMT20:43 5:43 AM MST7:43 AM EST16:43 UAE14:438:43 ET7:43 AM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored two points Wednesday on 1-of-7 shooting as the Sacramento Kings lost to the Utah Jazz 112-82. Hield pulled down two rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -29 in his 29:34 on the floor. He tacked on one steal.
Mar. 28 9:22 PM PT10:22 PM MT11:22 PM CT12:22 AM ET4:22 GMT12:22 9:22 PM MST11:22 PM EST8:22 UAE06:220:22 ET11:22 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 14 points Monday, going 5 of 12 from the field, as the Sacramento Kings topped the Memphis Grizzlies 91-90. Hield grabbed four rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +4 in his 33:30 of playing time. Hield went 2 of 7 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Hield is now averaging 18 points in his last four games and has played at least 32 minutes in five of the last six games.
Mar. 26 2:42 PM PT3:42 PM MT4:42 PM CT5:42 PM ET21:42 GMT5:42 2:42 PM MST4:42 PM EST1:42 UAE (+1)23:4217:42 ET4:42 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 15 points Sunday, going 5 of 12 from the field, as the Sacramento Kings defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 98-97. Hield grabbed seven rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -1 in his 23:13 on the floor. He tacked on one steal. Hield went 3 of 8 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Hield has started the last nine games and averaged 16.2 points and 4.8 rebounds over that span.
Mar. 25 9:28 PM PT10:28 PM MT11:28 PM CT12:28 AM ET4:28 GMT12:28 9:28 PM MST11:28 PM EST8:28 UAE05:280:28 ET10:28 PM CTNaN:� - Hield scored 22 points Friday on 7-of-14 shooting as the Sacramento Kings lost to the Golden State Warriors 114-100. Hield pulled down eight rebounds and had seven assists, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 33:21 of playing time. He added two steals. Hield went 4 of 9 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Hield has averaged 20.3 points and shot 52.3 percent in the last three games.
Mar. 23 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET4:16 GMT12:16 9:16 PM MST11:16 PM EST8:16 UAE05:160:16 ET10:16 PM CTNaN:� - Hield scored 21 points Wednesday, going 8 of 16 from the field, as the Sacramento Kings lost to the Milwaukee Bucks 116-98. Hield grabbed four rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -5 in his 35:43 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Hield went 2 of 6 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Since being traded to Sacramento, Hield has averaged 14.2 points and shot 50 percent in 14 games. He's started seven of those contests.
Mar. 19 5:47 PM PT6:47 PM MT7:47 PM CT8:47 PM ET0:47 GMT8:47 5:47 PM MST7:47 PM EST4:47 UAE (+1)01:4720:47 ET6:47 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 18 points Sunday, going 8 of 14 from the field, as the Sacramento Kings fell to the San Antonio Spurs 118-102. Hield grabbed five rebounds and had five assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -12 in his 32:04 of playing time. He added one steal. Hield went 2 of 3 from 3-point range.
Mar. 18 1:55 PM PT2:55 PM MT3:55 PM CT4:55 PM ET20:55 GMT4:55 1:55 PM MST3:55 PM EST0:55 UAE (+1)21:5516:55 ET2:55 PM CTNaN:� - Hield scored 11 points Saturday, going 4 of 12 from the field, as the Sacramento Kings lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-94. Hield grabbed one rebound and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -5 in his 32:20 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Hield went 2 of 8 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Hield has underachieved as a rookie, and obviously for anybody who had him on their fantasy team.
Mar. 16 9:06 PM PT10:06 PM MT11:06 PM CT12:06 AM ET4:06 GMT12:06 9:06 PM MST11:06 PM EST8:06 UAE05:060:06 ET10:06 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored seven points Wednesday, going 3 of 7 from the field, as the Sacramento Kings defeated the Phoenix Suns 107-101. Hield grabbed two rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -15 in his 21:18 on the floor. He added one block. Hield went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Mar. 14 9:18 PM PT10:18 PM MT11:18 PM CT12:18 AM ET4:18 GMT12:18 9:18 PM MST11:18 PM EST8:18 UAE05:180:18 ET10:18 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 17 points Monday, going 6 of 13 from the field, as the Sacramento Kings topped the Orlando Magic 120-115. Hield pulled down six rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +11 in his 31:23 on the floor. He tacked on two steals. Hield went 2 of 6 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Hield has been a good source of 3-pointers in March, going 20 of 36 on long-distance tries in seven games this month. The rookie is averaging 14.7 points over that period but has scored 17 or more in three straight games.
Mar. 12 10:54 PM PT11:54 PM MT12:54 AM CT1:54 AM ET5:54 GMT13:54 10:54 PM MST12:54 AM EST9:54 UAE06:541:54 ET11:54 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 17 points Saturday on 6-of-8 shooting as the Sacramento Kings lost to the Denver Nuggets 105-92. Hield grabbed six rebounds and had three assists, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 30:02 of playing time. Hield went 3 of 5 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Though the Kings have yet to win since trading DeMarcus Cousins, Hield is at least looking like a useful piece for the team's latest rebuild. The rookie is 22 of 43 (51.2 percent) from 3-point range while averaging 13.9 points in nine games since coming over from New Orleans.
Mar. 11 9:37 PM PT10:37 PM MT11:37 PM CT12:37 AM ET5:37 GMT13:37 10:37 PM MST12:37 AM EST9:37 UAE06:370:37 ET11:37 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 18 points Friday on 7-of-16 shooting as the Sacramento Kings fell to the Washington Wizards 130-122 in overtime. Hield pulled down five rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -7 in his 36:52 on the floor. Hield went 4 of 8 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Hield has found the stroke from long range lately, going 15 of 25 on 3s over the last five games. He's averaged 13.8 points and shot 50.0 percent from the floor in that span.
Mar. 8 7:42 PM PT8:42 PM MT9:42 PM CT10:42 PM ET3:42 GMT11:42 8:42 PM MST10:42 PM EST7:42 UAE (+1)04:4222:42 ET9:42 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 11 points Wednesday on 4-of-9 shooting as the Sacramento Kings lost to the San Antonio Spurs 114-104. Hield grabbed two rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -9 in his 18:26 on the floor. Hield went 3 of 5 from 3-point range.
Mar. 7 9:07 PM PT10:07 PM MT11:07 PM CT12:07 AM ET5:07 GMT13:07 10:07 PM MST12:07 AM EST9:07 UAE06:070:07 ET11:07 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 14 points Monday on 4-of-7 shooting as the Sacramento Kings fell to the Denver Nuggets 108-96. Hield pulled down three rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +2 in his 23:15 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Hield went 2 of 2 from behind the arc.
Mar. 5 5:58 PM PT6:58 PM MT7:58 PM CT8:58 PM ET1:58 GMT9:58 6:58 PM MST8:58 PM EST5:58 UAE (+1)02:5820:58 ET7:58 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 10 points Sunday, going 4 of 7 from the field, as the Sacramento Kings lost to the Utah Jazz 110-109 in overtime. Hield pulled down two rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +11 in his 18:37 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Hield went 2 of 4 from 3-point range.
Mar. 2 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST10:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored 16 points Wednesday on 6-of-11 shooting as the Sacramento Kings lost to the Brooklyn Nets 109-100. Hield grabbed one rebound and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of 0 in his 26:19 on the floor. He added two steals. Hield went 4 of 6 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Hield's lack of assists in the NBA continues to be alarming. He's played 53 minutes over the last two games and not registered one.
Feb. 28 9:28 PM PT10:28 PM MT11:28 PM CT12:28 AM ET5:28 GMT13:28 10:28 PM MST12:28 AM EST9:28 UAE06:280:28 ET11:28 PM CTNaN:� - Buddy Hield scored eight points Monday, going 3 of 8 from the field, as the Sacramento Kings fell to the Minnesota Timberwolves 102-88. Hield pulled down five rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -14 in his 26:47 on the floor. He added one steal. Hield went 1 of 5 from 3-point range.
Feb. 25 4:32 PM PT5:32 PM MT6:32 PM CT7:32 PM ET0:32 GMT8:32 5:32 PM MST7:32 PM EST4:32 UAE (+1)01:3219:32 ET6:32 PM CTNaN:� - Hield had a strong performance for the second time in as many games with the Kings, scoring 15 points in Saturday's loss to Charlotte.
Analysis: Hield has 31 points on 11-of-22 shooting and seven rebounds in his first two games since he was acquired in the deal that send DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans. Considering Hield totaled 18 points in his final three games with the Pelicans, it's not hard to see how the the trade should benefit the rookie going forward.
Feb. 24 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET5:16 GMT13:16 10:16 PM MST12:16 AM EST9:16 UAE06:160:16 ET11:16 PM CTNaN:� - In his Kings' debut Thursday, Buddy Hield scored 16 points.
Analysis: Hield came off the bench Thursday, but could be a starter in no time.
Feb. 19 8:59 PM PT9:59 PM MT10:59 PM CT11:59 PM ET4:59 GMT12:59 9:59 PM MST11:59 PM EST8:59 UAE05:5923:59 ET10:59 PM CTNaN:� - The Kings have acquired Hield from New Orleans as part of the 5-player trade that sent All-Star DeMarcus Cousins to the Pelicans.
Analysis: Hield should immediately take over as Sacramento's starting shooting guard and receive a bump from the 20.4 minutes per game he was averaging with the Pelicans. The No. 6 overall pick in last year's draft has shown flashes of being a productive scorer as a rookie, averaging 8.6 points and shooting 36.9 percent from 3-point range over his first 57 NBA games.
Feb. 13 6:41 AM PT7:41 AM MT8:41 AM CT9:41 AM ET14:41 GMT22:41 7:41 AM MST9:41 AM EST18:41 UAE15:419:41 ET8:41 AM CTNaN:� - Hield was ejected from Sunday's 105-99 loss to the Kings after a flagrant foul penalty with just under three minutes left in the first half.
Analysis: Coming off a screen, Hield hit DeMarcus Cousins in the upper groin and was ejected for the first time in his NBA career. ''It was nothing intentional. I'm pretty sure if it was intentional, knowing DeMarcus' personality, he would have come after me and made a big fuss about it,'' said Hield, who had five points in 14 minutes. ''But DeMarcus sold it enough that the refs looked over to review it.''
Jan. 5 8:09 PM PT9:09 PM MT10:09 PM CT11:09 PM ET4:09 GMT12:09 9:09 PM MST11:09 PM EST8:09 UAE05:0923:09 ET10:09 PM CTNaN:� - Hield continued a solid stretch with 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists in Thursday's loss to Atlanta.
Analysis: Hield is enjoying the best five-game stretch of his rookie season, averaging 15.6 points while sinking 15 of 29 from downtown.
Jan. 2 6:24 PM PT7:24 PM MT8:24 PM CT9:24 PM ET2:24 GMT10:24 7:24 PM MST9:24 PM EST6:24 UAE (+1)03:2421:24 ET8:24 PM CTNaN:� - Hield hit 4 of 6 shots from 3-point range while compiling 20 points and five rebounds in Monday's loss at Cleveland.
Analysis: The former Oklahoma standout is on the best four-game stretch of his brief NBA career. Hield is averaging 15.8 points during that run and made 11 of his 20 tries from beyond the arc.
Dec. 28 8:14 PM PT9:14 PM MT10:14 PM CT11:14 PM ET4:14 GMT12:14 9:14 PM MST11:14 PM EST8:14 UAE05:1423:14 ET10:14 PM CTNaN:� - Hield had a second consecutive strong performance with 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting 3 of 5 from downtown - and a season high-tying six rebounds in Wednesday's win over the Clippers.
Analysis: The rookie has 31 points on 13 of 19 from the field with eight boards in his last two games after he had five points on 1-of-12 shooting with four rebounds in the previous two. Hield has been consistently good from 3-point range lately, going 18 of 34 over his last eight games.
Dec. 15 7:02 PM PT8:02 PM MT9:02 PM CT10:02 PM ET3:02 GMT11:02 8:02 PM MST10:02 PM EST7:02 UAE (+1)04:0222:02 ET9:02 PM CTNaN:� - Hield had a season-high 21 points and made a season-best five 3-pointers in eight attempts in Thursday's win over Indiana.
Analysis: Maybe the rookie is finally finding his stride as a starter - he's clearly found his outside shot. Hield has hit 18 of 38 (47.4 percent) from 3-point range this month after entering December at 23.7 percent.
Dec. 8 7:32 PM PT8:32 PM MT9:32 PM CT10:32 PM ET3:32 GMT11:32 8:32 PM MST10:32 PM EST7:32 UAE (+1)04:3222:32 ET9:32 PM CTNaN:� - Hield got a second straight start Thursday but shot 2 of 12 for six points.
Analysis: Hield is a solid 8 of 18 from 3-point range over the last three games but is just 3 for 14 inside the arc during that span.
Nov. 12 5:50 PM PT6:50 PM MT7:50 PM CT8:50 PM ET1:50 GMT9:50 6:50 PM MST8:50 PM EST5:50 UAE (+1)02:5020:50 ET7:50 PM CTNaN:� - Hield matched a season high with 18 points Saturday.
Analysis: The sixth overall pick in June's draft shot 8 of 13 after making 34.4 percent in his first nine games. Hield is averaging 13 points in the past six contests after totaling 24 in his first four.
Nov. 10 7:47 PM PT8:47 PM MT9:47 PM CT10:47 PM ET3:47 GMT11:47 8:47 PM MST10:47 PM EST7:47 UAE (+1)04:4722:47 ET9:47 PM CTNaN:� - Through the Pelicans' first nine games, Hield was averaging 9 points, making only 33 of his first 96 shots (34 percent).
Analysis: New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry calls Hield, the sixth overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft, ''a typical rookie. He's trying to feel his way. He's had some good games for us and he's had some struggles.''
July 12 6:11 AM PT7:11 AM MT8:11 AM CT9:11 AM ET13:11 GMT21:11 6:11 AM MST8:11 AM EST17:11 UAE15:119:11 ET8:11 AM CT12:11 - Hield scored 17 of his 23 points in the third quarter, then hit a big jumper as the shot clock was expiring with 39 seconds left to help New Orleans hold off Sacramento 70-66 on Monday in Las Vegas Summer League play.
Analysis: The No. 6 pick has totaled 44 points in his last two games for the Pelicans.
July 11 7:49 AM PT8:49 AM MT9:49 AM CT10:49 AM ET14:49 GMT22:49 7:49 AM MST9:49 AM EST18:49 UAE16:4910:49 ET9:49 AM CT13:49 - Hield, the sixth overall pick, scored 21 for the Pelicans in Sunday's 79-72 loss to Utah at the Las Vegas Summer League.
Analysis: The Pelicans are counting on big things from Hield in his rookie season. He should be an intriguing fantasy option on draft day.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
16-17 NO 57 20.4 8.6 2.9 1.4 0.3 0.1 0.8 .393 .369 .879
16-17 Sac 25 29.1 15.1 4.1 1.8 0.8 0.1 2.1 .480 .428 .814
16-17 Total 82 23.0 10.6 3.3 1.5 0.5 0.1 1.2 .426 .391 .842
Career 82 23.0 10.6 3.3 1.5 0.5 0.1 1.2 .426 .391 .842

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
16-17 NO  57 1161 185 471 89 241 29 33 19 166 77 18 7 48 488
16-17 Sac  25 727 142 296 59 138 35 43 16 103 44 20 2 53 378
16-17 Total  82 1888 327 767 148 379 64 76 35 269 121 38 9 101 866
Career 82 1888 327 767 148 379 64 76 35 269 121 38 9 101 866


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