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Buddy Hield • #24 • F
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'4", 214 lbs.
Born:Dec 17, 1993 (24 yrs) in Freeport, BHS
From:Oklahoma
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by New Orleans in 2016 (1/6).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with New Orleans in 2017.
2018-19 Season Stats
G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG TPG PPG
YTD 2 2 29.5 .552 .500 .000 4.0 2.0 0.5 1.0 3.0 18.0
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Scouting Report
Assets: Fearless as a perimeter shooter. Hard to defend on the arc: employs a super-quick release to get his shot off in tight spaces, and has good length to shoot over defenders. Gets nice arc and touch on his jumper. Also very solid handling the ball, and hustles on defense. Near-automatic on free throws, and brings clutch ability as a scorer.
Flaws: A bit undersized for an NBA shooting guard and doesn't make up for it with explosive leaping ability or top-tier game speed. While hard-working on defense he doesn't get the most from his good wingspan, and isn't a one-on-one stopper or major steals threat. Also not a big distributor when overplayed.
Career Potential: Sweet-shooting perimeter scorer with some star potential.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NBA All-Rookie First Team 2016-17
NCAA Wooden Award 2015-16
NCAA Naismith Award 2015-16
NCAA John R. Wooden Award All-American Team 2015-16
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