The NBA trades are coming to an end, with James Harden and Damian Lillard trying their best to get into their desired team. Could the Indiana Pacers acquire Lillard or Harden by trading their Buddy Hield?
Hield is a veteran shooter who has not found an appropriate job on the Pacers’ roster. Could this be the reason the Pacers want to trade him?
3 Teams Eyeing Buddy Hield from the Indiana Pacers
The Indiana Pacers have added a lot of depth to their roster with the help of Tyrese Haliburton. However, one question that often arises is about the veteran sharpshooter Buddy Hield.
Two years of have passed since the Pacers acquired him, but he is not coming off the bench. The recent NBA trade rumors suggest that he will be moved in the ongoing trade season. But who could acquire Hield, the sharpshooter from the Pacers?
1. Milwaukee Bucks
The Milwaukee Bucks’s future is uncertain, especially with Giannis Antetokounmpo leaving them to join another team. He doesn’t consider the Bucks a potential contender for the upcoming season, and he wants to win at least one title in his NBA career. Hence, he has decided to move on.
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With the 2 time MVP leaving the team, the Bucks want to make sure they have the right players. But Buddy Hield is an ideal pick they can acquire this season.
Hield would help them thrive in the game with his excellent shooting skills, so the Bucks should definitely consider him as an option.
2. Los Angeles Lakers
Hield has often been linked to the Lakers, especially since he has moved to the Lakers. He was about to join the Lakers, but they ended up getting Russell Westbrook instead of Hield.
Hield was heavily linked to the Lakers in the past
While the Lakers could acquire him at that time, there is are high chance that they will acquire him now. They have superstar players like Anthony Davis and LeBron James who can utilize the veteran sharpshooter very well for their playmaking.
3. New York Knicks
The New York Knicks are up in the trade market to acquire a 3-point sharpshooter, and who could be a better option than Buddy Hield?
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Buddy could immediately improve their roster by utilizing his excellent sharpshooting skills.