Landry Fields: From the Second Round to Steal of the 2010 NBA Draft

March 14th, 2011 by Natalie Chladek Leave a reply »
Even though teams scouted him endlessly, double- and triple-teamed him, he scored in every possible way. Sometimes he never came off the court, as a Landry Fields with tired legs was better than no Fields at all. Opposing teams wrote their entire game plans around them, but every time Fields stepped on the court his senior year at Stanford he was nearly unstoppable.

Fields averaged a moderate 7.1 points and 3.7 rebounds per game in his first three seasons combined in a Cardinal jersey. He was a role player who was often overshadowed by the Lopez twins during his first two years, but he became Stanford’s star when his team needed one.

His senior season was one of Stanford’s best ever. He ranked eighth nationally in scoring with 22.0 points per game and led all Pac-10 players in 20-point games (21), double-doubles (13) and minutes played (36.3 per game).

He ranked second in the league in rebounding with 8.8 per game and led Stanford in free throws and attempts (179-257), blocks (25) and steals (51). 

He headlined the All-Pac-10 First Team and was named the Pac-10 Men’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Year while ...

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