Landry Fields (born June 27, 1988 in Long Beach, California) is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the NBA.
Fields attended Los Alamitos High School in Los Alamitos, California. Fields was a three-year letterwinner and captained his team during his junior and senior season. Fields was also heavily recruited by Arizona coach Lute Olson and by Gonzaga University. Fields ultimately chose to play for Trent Johnson for the Stanford Cardinal. Fields joined twin brothers Robin Lopez and Brook Lopez to create one of the top recruiting classes in the nation.
Fields played college basketball for Stanford University.
Fields had an immediate impact for Stanford as a freshman, playing 14 minutes per game off the bench. Steadily improving his numbers every year, Fields went into his senior year as one of the top returning players in the Pac-10.
Fields finished his senior season leading the Pac-10 in scoring and rebounding, despite playing primarily as a shooting guard and small forward. His average of 22 points per game was also good enough for eighth in the nation overall in scoring.
Fields was drafted with the 39th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft by the...