Buddy Hield




SEASON 24.8 44 42 88.7 13.1 3.8 1.8 0.3
CAREER STATS 23.8 43.4 40.5 86.4 11.7 3.5 1.6 0.2


6 ft4 in

/ 1.93m


214 lbs

/ 97.1kg


0021701057 det sac recap

Blake Griffin finishes with 26 points, nine rebounds and seven assists as the Detroit Pistons get a road victory over the Sacramento Kings, 106-90.

0021701057 det sac CAULEY STEIN ALLEY OOP Q3

Buddy Hield throws an alley-oop to Willy Cauley-Stein for a two-handed finish.

20180318 fantasy focus

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0021701043 SAC UTA RECAP

Donovan Mitchell Scores 28 Points and Rudy Gobert adds 22 as the Jazz Defeat the Kings 103-97.

0021701043 SAC UTA Jumper Q1

Buddy Hield makes the steal and passes to Frank Mason III who knocks down the 3 point shot as the Clock Expires to end the 1st Quarter.

0021701033 SAC GSW RECAP

Buddy Hield scores 22 points to go along with seven assists and seven rebounds as the Kings get the win over the Warriors, 98-93.

20180316 top 10 nba

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0021701033 SAC GSW Hield Buzzer Q1 WSC

Buddy Hield drains the three-pointer to beat the buzzer that ends the first quarter.

0021701018 MIA SAC RECAP

Despite going into overtime, the Kings hang on to beat the Miami Heat. De'Aaron Fox proved to be clutch, leading the team into overtime, while Zach Randolph was big in the game with 22 points, nine rebounds, and four assists.

20180312 Top 5

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Buddy Hield scores from the outside with a three-pointer.


Zach Randolph with the assist to Buddy Hield for the layup.

0021700996 SAC DEN RECAP

Nikola Jokic records another triple-double, this time with 20 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists in the Nuggets 130-104 win over the Kings. Buddy Hield scored 18 points off the bench for Sacramento in the loss.

0021700969 NOP SAC RECAP

Nikola Mirotic comes off the bench to score a game-high 26 points as the Pelicans defeat the Kings, 114-101.

20180304 Steal of the Night

Buddy Hield intercepts the pass and races past a couple of Knick defenders for the two-handed breakaway jam.

0021700949 NYK SAC hield dunk q1

Buddy Hield steals and gets a fast break to the basket for the slam.

0021700911 SAC POR RECAP

Damian Lillard leads all scoring with 26 points as the Trail Blazers get the win over the Kings, 116-99.

0021700906 min sac recap

Karl-Anthony Towns records a double-double of 26 points and 17 rebounds as the Timberwolves get a convincing win over the Kings, 118-100. Skal Labissiere scored 20 points for Sacramento in the loss.

0021700906 min sac cauley stein slam q2

Buddy Hield skips a pass up to Willie Cauley-Stein in transition for a two-handed slam.

0021700906 min sac hield jumper q2

Buddy Hield dishes out a few crossovers before settling on a jump shot.


Professional History


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).


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

Season2017 70GP 1733MIN 351FGM 797FGA 44FG% 1503PM 3573PA 423P% 63FTM 71FTA 88.7FT% 44OREB 223DREB 267REB 128AST 101TOV 64STL 21BLK 124PF 0DD2 0TD3 915PTS -248+/-

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