Buddy Hield Picked 6th In NBA Draft by Pelicans

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Buddy Hield

Former Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield was picked as the sixth overall pick in the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday, June 23, by the New Orleans Pelicans.

Hield becomes the 9th first round pick in Sooner history.

Hield vaulted himself into the top ten in the draft after a tremendous senior season at OU, as he became the consensus national player of the year.

Earlier in the day, Hield was named the Big 12 Male Sportsperson of the Year.

 

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