Landry Fields has played five NBA seasons, the last three as a member of the Toronto Raptors.But an injury to his shooting arm has limited his production the last couple of years, and now, as an unrestricted free agent, it's worth wondering if his NBA career might be finished.“In terms of (my) shot and the arm, it is still an on-going thing,” Fields said just before last season...
It was another disappointing season and off season for the Toronto Raptors Landry Fields. He had a second surgery on his right arm to correct a nerve problem during the season that didn’t help and this past summer’s rehab process didn’t go any better. It’s time to admit the promising Knicks rookie and sophomore wing’s career could end after this season.
The signing of Landry Fields by the Toronto Raptors former President Bryan Colangelo is one the last reminders of the risks Toronto used to be willing to take that didn’t pan out. However, Fields remains on the Raptors roster for four reasons - not the least of which is he's a good guy.
“Last year when my confidence was wavering about my shot, I had to really lock up on D in order to stay on the floor,” Toronto Raptors Landry Fields said. “I think that was one of the big things that kept me on the floor was my ability to defend. That is something that I am taking into this year and I think the coaches and the front office really see that is what I can bring...
Landry Fields has become a forgotten player on the Toronto Raptors. Another one of former GM Bryan Colangelo’s forgettable free agent signings, however, he’s been back and available for some time and with the Raptors in funk, Head Coach Dwane Casey should be looking to free up some playing time for this versatile wing/forward.
Raptors forward Landry Fields will be sidelined for several weeks after having surgery on his right wrist. The Raptors said it was a ''minor surgical procedure'' to an issue with the ulnar nerve in his hand. Fields underwent ulnar nerve transposition surgery in November of 2012 to alleviate nerve compression in his right elbow. The 25-year-old is expected to return to light practicing...
Via Associated Press
January 22, 2014 | Discuss
Landry Fields is out at least three weeks after undergoing minor surgery on his right wrist. Fields has had nerve damage that has required multiple procedures. Fields has appeared in 23 games this season for the Toronto Raptors, averaging just 11.9 minutes.
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