Originally written on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 4/23/12
**This editorial was written by Knicks Journal contributor, Zach Horst. You can follow Zach on Twitter @zd183.** After an exciting rookie season, it seemed Landry Fields’ potential was sky-high - an excellent rebounding guard who was explosive around the rim and could knock down open shots. His struggles up to this point suggest a “sophomore slump” is the perfect way to describe his season. Still, it’s easy to recognize Fields’ intelligence and savvy for the game, as well as his hustle (hence Spike Lee’s nickname for him, “Muddy”). His faults often are not “mistakes,” per say, rather just lack of talent.  Instead of turnovers or dumb fouls, his main weakness is not being able to hit the open shot. After emerging as one of the top-rebounding guards in the first half of last season, it’s understandable his numbers have gone down.  Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler both account for most of the rebounding now, and thus, Fields is less needed down low. His 4.2 rebounds per gam
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