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Buddy Hield

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17, 1992
Freeport, Bahamas
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17, 1992 (age 29)
Freeport, Bahamas


Guard who helped lead the Oklahoma Sooners to the 2016 final four while being named the Naismith College Player of the Year. He became one of the school's all-time leading scorers. He was selected sixth overall in the 2016 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans. Midway through his first NBA season, he was traded to the Sacramento Kings.

Before Fame

He was born in Freeport, Bahamas and moved to the United States in 2010. At Sunrise Christian High School, he won the National Association of Christian Athletes championship and was named MVP of the postseason tournament.


In 2015, he became the first player in the 19-year history of the Big 12 Conference to be the league's Player of the Year and leading scorer while also being named to the Academic All-Conference first-team.

Family Life

He was born to Jackie Swann and Richard Bryanen and has three brothers and three sisters.

Associated With

He and Blake Griffin were both standouts for the University of Oklahoma basketball team.