Why Buddy Hield might not get contract extension he wants from Kings


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Hield is under contract for this season and his qualifying offer to make him a restricted free agent this summer is just $6.5 million. If the Kings extend the qualifying offer, Hield can hit the market looking for a massive pay day, but the team can match any offer. In addition, a competing team can only offer five percent raises over the course of the contract, where the Kings can give him eight percent annual raises.

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