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Kings re-sign Hield to four-year extension through 2023-24 season

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Sacramento Kings have re-signed guard Buddy Hield. He received a four-year, $94 million extension with the team.

Besides the $94 million, Hield includes ‘reachable bonuses,’ according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The incentives could make the deal $106 million over the lifetime of this deal.

Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield reacts in the second half to a call against the New York Knicks
Buddy Hield reacts in the second half to a call against the New York Knicks (Getty Images)

Hield has been with the Kings since February 20, 2017. He spent last than one-year with the New Orleans Pelicans after he was drafted with the sixth overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft.

He was acquired by the Kings, along with Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway, a 2017 first-round draft pick (turned into Zach Collins), and a 2017 second-round draft pick (turned into Frank Mason III). In exchange, the Pelicans acquired Omri Casspi and DeMarcus Cousins.

The 26-year-old Freeport, Bahamas native has spent the last three seasons in the league. During the 2018-19 season, Hield appeared in 82 games, including 82 starts.

He averaged 20.7 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 0.7 steals, and 0.4 blocks in 31.9 minutes per game. This was his best season of his young season thus far.

In his career between the Pelicans and the Kings, he has appeared in 244 games, including 149 starts. He is averaging 14.9 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 0.7 steals, and 0.3 blocks in 26.8 minutes per game.

With this extension, Hield will be with the team for years to come. The Kings finished with a 39-43 record, which was the ninth-best record in the extremely tough Western Conference.

Hield and the young nucleus have a really good chance of making the playoffs in the future under first-year head coach Luke Walton. The Kings last made the playoffs during the 2005-06 season.

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