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Former Kings guard Buddy Hield joining Warriors in sign-and-trade deal

Jul 5, 2024, 8:45 AM | Updated: 9:22 am

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 20: Buddy Hield #17 of the Philadelphia 76ers warms up before game one o...

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The Golden State Warriors are acquiring guard Buddy Hield in a sign-and-trade deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, multiple media outlets reported Thursday.

In exchange for Hield, the Warriors are sending the Sixers a 2031 second-round pick they received from the Dallas Mavericks in the sign-and-trade deal for Klay Thompson.

Hield, 31, will earn $18 million over the first two years and a $3 million partial guarantee for 2026-27, per ESPN. He will also receive a player option for a non-guaranteed fourth season, according to the report.

More on Buddy Hield

A 40 percent 3-point shooter, Hield and new teammate Stephen Curry rank as the top two 3-point scorers over the last five seasons.

Hield averaged 12.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 84 games last season with the 76ers and Indiana Pacers.

Hield, the No. 6 overall pick in the 2016 draft by the New Orleans Pelicans, has averaged 15.5 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.6 assists in eight seasons, including six with the Sacramento Kings.

–Field Level Media

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