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Kings owner told Buddy Hield, 'We're still gonna get you' when he was with the Pelicans

This isn’t creepy at all.

The strange DeMarcus Cousins trade keeps getting stranger. As we find out more details about the swap that sent Cousins to the Pelicans, the common theme continues to be that the Kings really love Buddy Hield. I mean, they really love the guy. Kings owner Vivek Ranadive let Hield know it too.

“We’re still gonna get you” is absolutely one of the creepiest things I’ve ever heard. I want no boss to say that to me ever, and especially don’t want to hear it on two separate occasions. It’s great for Hield that a team has so much confidence in him moving forward, but it’s hard to have much confidence in the Kings’ front office making the right choice when it comes to personnel. So here’s to hoping Hield somehow salvages this bizarre trade.

Just to recap all the weird ways the Kings love Buddy Hield:

Hield could be Stephen Curry.

And just for fun.