Buddy Hield: ‘Why not call on me to fill in Kobe’s spot?’

The Los Angeles Lakers own the second pick in the NBA draft next week, and many have them taking one of two players: Ben Simmons or Brandon Ingram. Both are promising prospects, but Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield thinks he can be the guy to replace Kobe Bryant, who retired at the end of last season after two decades with the Lakers. “This is what the franchise needs,” Hield said...
Via The Sports Daily
June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Kings ‘praying’ Hield falls to them at No. 8

The Sacramento Kings are facing a pretty extensive rebuild of their team, and they reportedly have someone in mind with the No. 8 pick in the NBA Draft. According to ESPN’s Chad Ford, the Kings are “praying” that Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield is there for them with the 8th pick, and both GM Vlade Divac and owner Vivek Ranadive are extremely high on the player. Hield projects as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos/Video: Buddy Hield Was All Smiles At Today’s Oklahoma Commencement

Buddy Hield capped off one of the great Oklahoma basketball careers by leading his Sooners to the Final Four this year. Today, he celebrated the final step of his Oklahoma career, walking across the stage at commencement. As you can imagine, Hield received a huge ovation at Lloyd Noble Center, something he’s grown accustomed to over the years. Buddy Hield gets one last big cheer...
Via College Spun
May 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Buddy Hield Threw Out The First Pitch For Oklahoma Softball Today

Former Oklahoma sharpshooter Buddy Hield is currently preparing for the NBA Draft, but it looks like he still found the time to try his hand at another big-time collegiate sport in the meantime. Friday, Hield took the diamond to throw out the first pitch for OU’s softball team.  Truth be told, his pitch was a bit high. Hield also participated in the team’s huddle before their...
Via College Spun
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Buddy Hield posts heartfelt note to Sooners fans

Oklahoma didn’t end the season on a high note after this past Saturday’s loss to Villanova, but all things considered, it was a special year for the Sooners. Monday, star shooting guard Buddy Hield took to Twitter to reflect on this past season and acknowledge fans for their support. Hield, who is headed to the NBA and is likely to be a lottery pick, posted a long, heartfelt...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Artist creates cool portrait of Buddy Hield out of salt

Oklahoma star Buddy Hield has now been immortalized in salt form (as long as no one blows near the iodine).  Bahamas artist Allan Pachino Wallace has created an awesome salt portrait of his local star.  Hield, a Bahamas native, led the Sooners to the Final Four.  Buddy Saltart. #saltart #wildstyle #242 #marchmadness #finalfour #oklahoma #bahamas @buddylove242...
Via College Spun
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant 'blown away' by Oklahoma's Buddy Hield

Oklahoma Sooners guard Buddy Hield has been creeping up NBA draft boards this season, and his strong play during the NCAA Tournament has done nothing to diminish that stock. One of the many taking notice is Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant. In an interview with Jason King of Bleacher Report, Kobe said he was “blown away” by Hield. “Blown away,” Bryant told Bleacher...
Via The Comeback
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Buddy Hield hit 8 3-pointers in win over Oregon

The Oklahoma Sooners beat the Oregon Ducks in the Elite Eight on Saturday evening 80-68. The Sooners were led by Buddy Hield. Hield scored 37 points and nailed 8 3-pointers. Here’s every three Hield hit on Saturday night… Buddy Hield made 8 threes today. That's a lot. #MarchMadness https://t.co/l021v91hCI — NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 27, 2016
Via The Student Section
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Buddy Hield: Kobe sighting fueled Elite Elight performance

Buddy Hield put on a show for the fans watching Oklahoma’s 80-68 win over Oregon in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. The Oklahoma senior guard says he was motivated by having Kobe Bryant in attendance for the game. Buddy Hield doing post game radio with his piece of the net tied to his hat pic.twitter.com/gQq2bdcHu2 — Greg Beacham (@gregbeacham) March 27...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

More than OK: Buddy Hield leads Oklahoma past Oregon and into the Final Four

The Oklahoma Sooners didn’t need Buddy Hield to shoot well in order to beat Texas A&M Thursday night in the NCAA West Regional semifinals. Late in that Sweet 16 game, Hield chucked a bunch of long threes. It was almost as though Hield knew the outcome didn’t ride on those shots. Placed in an unfamiliar arena, and knowing he’d have another game on Saturday, Hield seemed...
Via The Comeback
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

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