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Landry Fields
Landry Fields
Position: -
Born: 06/27/88
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:210 lbs. / 95.3 kg.
Earnings: $19,960,799 ($21,868,847*)
Landry Fields still doesn’t know exactly what happened with his right wrist. Or his elbow. Or his hand. No one seems quite sure. To this day, the presumed nerve issue that cost him his jump shot and, ultimately, his NBA career persists. When he finds himself missing the court the most, he’ll go and put up some shots, hoping that maybe one day the issue will resolve itself. “(The nerve issue is) still happening, so I guess that comeback will have to wait until I’m 40,” Fields joked.
And so he had to ask for clarification when his agent, Chris Emens, told him the terms the Raptors were offering. “Wait, did you say eight or 18?” Fields remembers asking. Emens had said 18. The Raptors were submitting an offer sheet for three years and $18.8 million. “That number was way beyond what we would have thought would be a home run for me in free agency,” Fields said. “Eight would have been like, ‘OK, cool. I’m good.’ But that, for me, was an absolute home run.”
“Alarms really started to go off for me. Like, this is not normal, and I am unable to shoot a basketball how I want to shoot it,” he said. “My hand-eye coordination was good enough that I could kind of push through it and maybe make a shot, but it wasn’t fluid. I couldn’t replicate the same thing over and over again.” Alerting the athletic training staff was awkward. Fields couldn’t control the movement or pinpoint where the issue was coming from. And he had no other symptoms. If he didn’t know what was going on, how could he explain it? “I’m not crazy. I’m telling you this is really happening,” he remembers saying.
“It was absolute hell for me,” he said. “The injuries are one thing, and not knowing what to even do about it, and not having any doctor tell you it’s this or it’s that. Now you’re juggling expectations of fans or maybe even a front office. And sometimes you can see frustration. “At that point in time, fans, and their faces, it made way too much of an impact on my mental life. They’re like, ‘Oh, like it was a waste of money.’ I saw a lot of credence given to those voices and people saying, ‘I told you so.’”