Buddy Hield

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Buddy

Hield

2017 - 18 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 23.4 41.9 39.7 83.3 11.6 4.2 1.8 0.1
CAREER STATS 23.1 42.5 39.1 84 10.7 3.4 1.5 0.1

HEIGHT

6 ft4 in

/ 1.93m

WEIGHT

214 lbs

/ 97.1kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021700225 POR SAC buddy hield injury

Buddy Hield would turn an ankle in transition and would leave the game.

0021700204 SAC ATL HIELD LAYUP

Buddy Hield runs in transition, gets through two defenders, and scores the lay-in.

0021700158 OKC SAC RECAP

Buddy Hield scores 21 points off the bench as the Kings take down the Thunder despite a Russell Westbrook triple-double for their second win of the season, 94-86.

0021700132 SAC DET MASON ASSIST Q4 WSC

Frank Mason hits Buddy Hield for the corner three.

0021700109 SAC BOS RECAP

Kyrie Irving scores 22 points and dishes out 5 assists as the Celtics defeat the Kings, 113-86.

0021700101 SAC IND RECAP

Bojan Bogdanovic leads the way with 17 points and Domantas Sabonis adds a double-double with 12 points and 16 rebounds as the Pacers defeat the Kings, 101-83.

 0021700089 was sac RECAP

John Wall scores 19 points and has 9 assist as the Wizards get the win over the Kings, 110-83.

0021700069 VO NOP SAC RECAP

DeMarcus Cousins finishes with a monster double-double (41 points, 23 rebounds) in his first return to Sacramento as he leads the Pelicans to a 114-106 victory over the Kings.

0021700048 sac phx Recap

Devin Booker scores 22 points and five assists to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 117-115 win over the Sacramento Kings.

0021700024 SAC DAL RECAP

George Hill scores 21 points and grabs five rebounds to lead the Kings past the Mavericks, 93-88. Harrison Barnes scores 24 points in the loss.

0021700013 hou sac recap

James Harden leads the Rockets to a second-straight win scoring 27 points as they take down the Kings, 105-100.

0011700066 SAC LAC RECAP

Blake Griffin scores 18 points and four rebounds and DeAndre Jordan adds a double-double as the Clippers defeat the Kings 104-87.

0011700053 POR SAC RECAP

Jusuf Nurkic scores 16 points to lead the Trail Blazers over the Kings, 97-83.

0011700043 SAC LAL RECAP

Julius Randle records a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Lakers defeat the Kings 75-69.

0011700036 SAC SAS fox assist to hield 3ptr 2q

De'Aaron Fox finds Buddy Hield on the wing for the triple.

20170911 NBA first team rookie Buddy Hield

Check out Buddy Hield's top 10 plays from the 2016-17 season.

20170712 SAC HIELD INTERVIEW

Buddy Hield sits down to talk about the Kings and the future of the franchise.

20170710 SAC HIELD HL

Buddy Hield scores 22 points and hits 6 three-pointers for the Kings in the 2017 Summer League in Las Vegas.

20170710 LAL SAC HIELD Q4

Buddy Hield hits a three from deep to tie up the game late in the fourth quarter.

20170709 MEM SAC

Buddy Hield runs the court and finishes strong at the 2017 Summer League in Las Vegas.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

TRANSACTIONS/CAREER NOTES

Selected by the New Orleans Pelicans in the first round (6th overall) of the 2016 NBA Draft ... Acquired by the Kings along with Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway, a 2017 first round pick (10th overall) and a 2017 second round pick for DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi on Feb. 20, 2017. NBA HONORS/AWARDS: Named to the 2016-17 NBA All-Rookie First Team ... Earned Rookie of the Month honors in December 2016 and March 2017 ... A member of Team World during the 2017 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend.

2016-17 (New Orleans/Sacramento)

An NBA All-Rookie First Team selection after he averaged 10.6 ppg (.426 FG%, .391 3pt%, .842 FT%), 3.3 rpg, 1.5 apg, 0.5 spg, 0.1 bpg and 23.0 mpg in 82 games (55 starts) ... Scored 10+ points 45 times, 20 or more points in six games and 30+ once ... Received 63 First Team votes and 28 Second Team votes to become the first Kings rookie to make the All-Rookie First Team since DeMarcus Cousins' 2010-11 rookie campaign ... Paced all rookies in three-pointers made (148) ... Ranked third in scoring and fourth in three-point field goal percentage amongst qualified rookies.

2016-17 (Sacramento)

Averaged 15.1 ppg (.480 FG%, .428 3pt%, .814 FT%), 4.1 rpg, 1.8 apg, 0.8 spg, 0.1 bpg and 29.1 mpg in 25 games (18 starts) ... As a starter, averaged 16.0 ppg (.470 FG%, .407 3pt%, 24-30 FT), 4.6 rpg, 2.2 apg, 0.8 spg, 0.1 bpg and 31.2 mpg in 18 games ... As a reserve, averaged 12.9 ppg (.516 FG%, .500 3pt%, 11-13 FT), 2.9 rpg, 0.7 apg, 0.9 spg, and 23.6 mpg in seven games ... Scored 10+ points in 23 games, 20+ in four games and 30+ in one game ... Led the team in scoring seven times ... Awarded Western Conference Rookie of the Month for March after leading West rookies in scoring for the month ... Averaged 14.1 ppg (.483 FG%, .425 3pt%, 21-25 FT), 4.1 rpg, 1.8 apg, 0.9 spg, 0.1 bpg, and 28.2 mpg in 16 games (12 starts) over the course of March ... Top Single-Game Performances: Recorded 16 points (6-10 FG, 1-3 3pt, 3-3 FT) and six rebounds in a win during his Kings debut vs. Denver (2/23/17) ... Scored 21 points (8-16 FG, 2-6 3pt, 3-5 FT) vs. Milwaukee (3/22/17) ... Encored the prior game with 22 points (7-14 FG, 4-9 3pt, 4-4 FT) and added career-highs of eight rebounds and seven assists vs. Golden State (3/24/17) ... Posted another 22 point game (9-15 FG, 4-6 3pt) and tallied four boards, one assist and one steal in a win at Minnesota (4/1/17) ... Grabbed seven rebounds and added 15 points (5-12 FG, 3-8 3pt, 2-2 FT), 11 in the 4th, including a pivotal sequence where he knocked down three-pointers on back-to-back possessions after stealing the inbounds pass in a historical win at LA Clippers (3/26/17) ... Set a career-high 30 points (12-20 FG, 4-8 3pt, 2-3 FT) and pulled down five rebounds in a win during the team's home season finale vs. Phoenix (4/11/17).

2016-17 (New Orleans)

Averaged 8.6 ppg (.393 FG%, .369 3pt%, .879 FT%), 2.9 rpg, 1.4 apg, 0.3 spg, 0.1 bpg and 20.4 mpg in 57 games (37 starts) ... Scored 10+ points 17 times and 20+ two times ... Awarded Western Conference Rookie of the Month for December after leading West rookies in scoring, three-point field goal percentage and all rookies in three-pointers made (33) ... As a starter, averaged 9.2 ppg (.401 FG%, .420 3pt%, 18-21 FT), 3.3 rpg, 1.6 apg, 0.3 spg, 0.1 bpg and 22.8 mpg in 37 games ... As a reserve, averaged 7.4 ppg (.377 FG%, .266 3pt%, 11-12 FT), 2.3 rpg, 0.9 apg, 0.3 spg, 0.2 bpg and 15.8 mpg in 20 games ... Averaged 10.6 ppg (.435 FG%, .478 3pt%, 8-9 FT), 2.8 rpg, 1.4 apg, 0.2 spg, 0.1 bpg and 22.3 mpg in 16 games during the month of March (14 starts) ... Top Single-Game FG, 5-8 3pt,) and four rebounds in a win vs. Indiana (12/15/16) ... Recorded 17 points (7-11 FG, 3-5 3pt), six boards and one steal in a win vs. LA Clippers (12/28/16) ... Scored 20 points (6-13 FG, 4-6 3pt, 4-4 FT) and added five rebounds and two assists at Cleveland (1/2/17) ... Notched 17 points (7-10 FG, 2-4 3pt, 1-1 FT) to go along with four rebounds in a win vs. Minnesota (2/10/17).

COLLEGE (Oklahoma 2012-16)

In four seasons at Oklahoma, averaged 17.4 ppg (.448 FG%, .390 3pt%, .836 FT%), 5.0 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.3 spg, 0.3 bpg and 31.7 mpg in 132 careers games (118 starts) … Winner of numerous National Player of the Year awards as a senior…Finished as the all-time leading scorer in Big 12 history… Collected 2,291 career points, second all-time in program history behind only Wayman Tisdale (2,661)…An All American as a senior…Two-time First-Team Academic All-Big 12… As a senior, averaged 25.0 ppg (.501 FG%, .457 3pt%, .880 FT%), 5.7 rpg, 2.0 apg, 1.1 spg, 0.5 bpg and 35.4 mpg in 37 games (37 starts) … Won the Naismith Award, Oscar Robertson Trophy and the John R. Wooden Award, which honor the NCAA’s top player…. Also captured the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award as well as Consensus First Team All-America, Big 12 Player of the Year and First Team All-Big 12 honors…Led Oklahoma to a Final Four berth and a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament…Ranked second in the nation in scoring and first in threes per game at 3.97 … The only player in the country to average at least 25.0 points and 5.0 rebounds…Notched 12 30-point games and 19 25-point games…Became just the third player in Big 12 history to average at least 25.0 points and 5.0 boards in a campaign, joining Michael Beasley and Kevin Durant… As a junior, he was awarded Big 12 Player of the Year after he averaged 17.4 ppg (.412 FG%, .359 3pt%, .823 FT%), 5.4 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.3 spg, 0.2 bpg and 32.4 mpg in 35 games (35 starts) …Third-Team All-American selected by the AP and NABC…One of 15 finalists for the John R. Wooden Award…One of five finalists for the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award…First player in the 19-year history of the Big 12 to be named Player of the Year, lead tbe league in scoring and be named to the Academic All-Conference First Team…Led the Big 12 with 2.7 three-pointers per outing…Paced Big 12 guards in rebounds per game …In Big 12 play, ranked first in league in scoring (18.5 ppg)…Set school and Big 12 records for three-point attempts without a miss with seven in the season opener against Southeastern Louisiana … As a sophomore he was a Second-Team All-Big 12 selection after he averaged 16.5 ppg (.445 FG%, .386 3pt%, .750 FT%), 4.4 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.4 spg, 0.2 bpg and 32.1 mpg in 33 games (33 starts) …Led team and ranked 10th in Big 12 in points per game … Also second in the league in steals per game and sixth in three-point percentage ... Averaged 17.5 points 17.5 points and 3.5 three-pointers in league play to rank eigth and tied for first in the Big 12, respectively ... As a freshman, averaged 7.8 ppg (.388 FG%, .238 3pt%, .833 FT%), 4.2 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.2 spg, 0.3 bpg and 25.1 mpg in 27 games (13 starts).

PERSONAL

Full name is Chavano Rainer Hield ... Parents are Jackie Swann and Richard Bryanen...Has three brothers and three sisters ... Moved to the United States in 2010 ... Majored in Human Relations at Oklahoma.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2017 15GP 351MIN 67FGM 160FGA 41.9FG% 253PM 633PA 39.73P% 15FTM 18FTA 83.3FT% 12OREB 51DREB 63REB 27AST 24TOV 19STL 2BLK 34PF 0DD2 0TD3 174PTS -200+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2017SAC1573511746716041.9256339.7151883.3125163271922434-200
2016SAC2518726378142296485913842.8354381.41687103442025334-186
2016NOP5737116148818547139.38924136.9293387.919147166771874881-450

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