Pelicans Select Long Ball Specialist Buddy Hield in 1st Round

Somewhere, New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis is smiling right now. The budding superstar finally has a premier, marquis player to run the floor with. Buddy Hield, the unanimous NCAA College Basketball Player of the Year, is the newest member of the Pels. Hield, the former Oklahoma Sooner who averaged 25 points shooting 47% from 3-point land, will team up with Davis to give the Pels the potent inside-outside punch Alvin Gentry's free-flowing offense desperately needs.

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