Buddy Hield gets ejected for punching DeMarcus Cousins in the crotch (VIDEO)

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Why did New Orleans Pelicans rookie Buddy Hield punch Sacramento Kings star DeMarcus Cousins below the belt on Sunday night? This is the main question I have after watching slow motion video of Hield throwing his fist where it didn’t belong.

Let’s go to the tape:

That’s a full on Nic Batum if I’ve ever seen one.

This game did have a contentious first half. Cousins was assessed a technical after smacking Donatas Motiejunas in the face as the two wrestled for position in the first quarter. One more earns him another suspension:

And here you thought you should be watching the Grammys? Kings-Pelicans is high drama.