For Kings, centerpiece of Cousins trade is rookie Buddy Hield

Eight days ago, then-New Orleans Pelicans guard Buddy Hield was kicked out of a game for the first time in his rookie NBA season. His transgression: Hitting DeMarcus Cousins in the groin while going around the big man’s offensive screen in a game at Golden 1 Center, an action officials deemed worthy of a flagrant 2…