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


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.