Hield signed a massive extension with the Kings, but was passed over for Bogdan Bogdanovic. Hield’s role on the bench did not make the former Oklahoma Sooner happy.
If there is a team in need of a three-point threat, or just any threat in general, it is the Knicks.
New York was among the worst shooting teams in the league this past season. Over the last two years, Hield is averaging 20.6 points per game while shooting 40.8% from the three-point line. Those two numbers right there make the deal worth it for the Knicks, but there is more.
Hield is a capable ball handler and would give the Knicks a scoring option down the stretch of games.
It seems more likely with each day that Buddy Hield is going to be sent somewhere. Here are three packages that could send him from the Kings to the Knicks.