Get to know Landry Fields
A second round draft pick, Landry Fields burst onto the scene as a rookie with the Knicks, and was eventually named to the NBA All-Rookie team. Learn about Fields with these facts.
By Bobby Bonett
Both of Fields’ parents, Steve and Janice, played college basketball — Steve at Miami (OH), and Janice at Highland (Kan.) Community College. Fields’ father was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers.
Fields’ mother, Janice, told the Wall Street Journal that Landry’s first words were “Mom, will you please get me some milk out of the refrigerator?”
Fields ranks in the top five in eight of Los Alamitos (Calif.) High School’s basketball records. He holds the school record for points scored in a season.
Fields scored more points his senior year at Stanford (704) than he did his first three years combined (690).
Fields, taken 39th overall by the Knicks in 2010 NBA Draft, wasn’t ranked among most top 100 draft prospects.
Fields starred in the Web series “The Andy and Landry Show” with fellow rookie Andy Rautins his first year in New York.
Fields’ career high in points is 25, set against the 76ers, and his career high in rebounds is 17, set against the Nuggets.
Fields finished fourth in Rookie of the Year voting following the 2010-11 season, and was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. He was the only second-round pick on either team.