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Get to know Landry Fields

Fields’ mother, Janice, told the Wall Street Journal

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?” Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

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
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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
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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
Photo Credit: Newsday/Jessica Rotkiewicz

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
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Fields scored more points his senior year at Stanford (704) than he did his first three years combined (690).

Arizona and Gonzaga each recruited Fields. He eventually
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Arizona and Gonzaga each recruited Fields. He eventually chose Stanford, in the same recruiting class as fellow NBAers Robin and Brook Lopez.

Fields, taken 39th overall by the Knicks in
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

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
Photo Credit: Christopher Pasatieri

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
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

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
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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.

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