October 14, 2019, 10:54 amBuddy HieldSG, Sacramento Kings
Although Buddy Hield wants to sign an extension with the Kings, the two sides do not appear all that close to an agreement.
"They’re talking, but nothing is moving yet. Nothing has moved," Hield said. The 26-year-old is headed for restricted free agency if no deal is worked out, so it's possible that the Kings let the market determine Hield's next salary if the current gap is too wide to bridge. Either way, it seems unlikely that the Kings would let Hield go following his breakout season. Hield is adamant about wanting to stay in Sacramento but did say, "I want to be here and if it doesn’t happen, then things can go the other way." We wouldn't expect this contract talk to affect Hield's play, and he looks like a viable selection in the early-middle rounds of fantasy drafts.
Source: Sacramento Bee