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.