Buddy Hield




SEASON 23 42.6 39.1 84.2 10.6 3.3 1.5 0.1
CAREER STATS 23 42.6 39.1 84.2 10.6 3.3 1.5 0.1


6 ft4 in

/ 1.93m


214 lbs

/ 97.1kg


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DeAndre Jordan posts a double-double with 18 points and 17 boards as LA clinches the 4th seed in the West with the win over the Kings.

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Ty Lawson leads the Kings with his first career triple-double with 22 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds as the Kings take it, 129-104.

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Buddy Hield goes between his legs and crosses his man as he drives from the wing.

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Buddy Hield sets a career-high scoring 30 points with four triples and six rebounds versus Phoenix.

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Buddy Hield gets past his defender with the tricky dribble and connects on the runner.

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James Harden records his 21st triple-double of the year with 35 points, 11 rebounds, and 15 assists to lead the Rockets over the Kings 135-128.

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Garrett Temple steals the ball and finds Skal Labissiere who tips the pass to Buddy Hield for the fast break dunk.

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Julius Randle scores 25 points as the Los Angeles Lakers defeat the Sacramento Kings 98-94.


Buddy Hield nearly loses control of the ball before recovering and connecting on a deep three pointer at the end of the shot clock.


Buddy Hield bounce passes through two defenders to Willie Cauley-Stein and Cauley-Stein throws down a vicious one handed jam.

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Ben McLemore scores 22 points as the Kings defeat the Mavericks, 98-87

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Buddy Hield crosses up his defender before hitting the step back jumper.

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Buddy Hield scores 22 points as the Kings defeat the Timberwolves, 123-117

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Buddy Hield hits the fade away jumper over Andrew Wiggins.

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DeMarcus Cousins shines against his former squad as he posts a double-double of 37 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Pelicans past the Kings, 117-89.

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Gordon Hayward leads the Jazz with 20 points and 7 rebounds as they take down the Kings 112-82.


Professional History

Selected 6th overall by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2016 NBA Draft.

College History

COLLEGE (Oklahoma 2012-16):
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…

Senior (2015-16):
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 (25.0 ppg) and tops in threes per game (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…

Junior (2014-15):
Big 12 Player of the Year…Third-Team All-American 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 league in scoring and be named to the Academic All-Conference First Team…Averaged 17.4 points while leading the Big 12 with 2.7 three-pointers per outing…Paced Big 12 guards with 5.4 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 (seven) in the season opener against Southeastern Louisiana…

Sophomore (2013-14):
A Second-Team All-Big 12 selection…Led team and ranked 10th in Big 12 with his 16.5 points per game…Also averaged 1.4 steals (second in league) and shot 38.6 percent from three (sixth)…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…

Freshman (2012-13):
Averaged 7.8 points and 4.2 rebounds in 27 games (17 starts).


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

Season2016 82GP 1888MIN 327FGM 767FGA 42.6FG% 1483PM 3793PA 39.13P% 64FTM 76FTA 84.2FT% 35OREB 234DREB 269REB 121AST 101TOV 38STL 9BLK 115PF 0DD2 0TD3 866PTS -636+/-

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