Buddy Hield Rumors

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Buddy Hield
Buddy Hield
Position: G
Born: 12/17/93
Height: 6-4 / 1.93
Weight:215 lbs. / 97.5 kg.
Salary: $3,517,200
He isn’t DeMarcus Cousins, the player he was traded for (among other pieces going both ways). He isn’t Stephen Curry, the player that the owner of his new team compared him to. He isn’t a franchise player. At least not yet. Not as a rookie. None of this is news to Hield. “People said [I was like] Steph Curry in college,” he told Bleacher Report on Monday. “Yeah, I guess, but I gotta develop. Steph Curry, he’s a different animal. He’s in his own world. He does whatever he wants. I can’t do the things Steph Curry does right now.
Without hesitation, Divac says Hield can be a star. And, according to the GM, the added stress that comes with replacing Cousins will help him get there. Asked about the expectations Hield faces, Divac said, “Well, but that’s OK. … If you want to be a star in this league, you’ve got to take the pressure on your shoulders. And I think he can take it. “I believe in him, and he’s got to figure it out.”