Sacramento Kings give guard Buddy Hield contract extension
- George faces ex-team, Clippers host OKC
- Rockets host Blazers riding 7-game run
- Nets’ Irving sits with shoulder injury
- Kings snap Celtics' 10-game win streak
- James, Lakers start fast to beat Hawks
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Fourth-year guard Buddy Hield has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with the Sacramento Kings.
The team didn't provide details of the contract in announcing Hield's extension Monday and planned a news conference for Tuesday. The Kings open the season Wednesday at Phoenix.
Hield started all 82 games for the Kings last season and averaged 20.7 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists. During his rookie season of 2016-17, the 6-foot-4, 220-pound Hield was acquired by the Kings in the trade that sent DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans.
"Buddy has made tremendous growth each season since joining the team and we are thrilled that he will remain a King as we continue to build an exciting future here in Sacramento," general manager Vlade Divac said. "He has quickly established himself as an elite shooter in the league and is an important part of our young, dynamic core."
More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP-Sport
Updated October 21, 2019
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.
Published: 2015-05-28 13:51:00
Updated: 2016-07-13 10:41:59
Triangle Area Special Offers
|MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES AT MIAMI|
|2||19||Martin Truex Jr||3|
|NASCAR XFINITY SERIES AT MIAMI|
|6||36||John Hunter Nemechek||6|
|FORD ECOBOOST 200|
Dunleavy: I hope Tua Tagovailoa's career isn't overMary Dunleavy
Gravley: My surprise call from Coach George WilliamsJeff Gravley
Tri-Partisan: The real season begins now for Wolfpack footballTri-partisan blog
Tri-Partisan: Cole Anthony is a star in search of a nicknameTri-partisan blog
Duke slams UCA, 105-54Mary Dunleavy