2013-14 SEASON: Scored in double digits once. Grabbed five-plus rebounds seven times... Led (or tied) the bench in scoring four times. Led the team in rebounds once... Averaged 4.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 27.8 minutes in two starts... Missed three games (Apr. 11-14) with an upper respiratory infection... Made his second start of the season Mar. 2 vs. Golden State and scored eight points... Missed 10 games (Jan. 22 – Feb. 7) after right wrist surgery. Underwent a minor surgical procedure Jan. 21 to address the ulnar nerve release on his right wrist... Made his first start of the season Dec. 8 at L.A. Lakers and grabbed five rebounds... Hauled down five-plus rebounds in four of the first five games (Oct. 30 - Nov. 6)... Scored a season-high 11 points Nov. 2 at Milwaukee... Collected a season and team-high nine rebounds Nov. 1 at Atlanta... Led the bench with eight points and six rebounds in the season opener vs. Boston... Inactive (Personal) Jan. 20 at Charlotte... Inactive for 17 games. DNP-CD for 35 games.
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2012-13: Averaged 4.7 points, 4.1 rebounds and 20.3 minutes in 51 contests … Shot .457 (102-for-223) from the floor … Inactive for 23 games … DNP-CD for six games … DND for two games … Led the team on the glass seven times and grabbed 10+ rebounds on six occasions … Scored in double digits three times and had two double-doubles … Averaged 5.8 points, 5.1 rebounds and 27.3 minutes in 22 games as a starter … Did not dress Apr. 12 vs. Chicago due to strep throat … Had 15 points and tied his season high with four steals Mar. 2 at Milwaukee … Started in return to Madison Square Garden Feb. 13 at New York and collected a team-high 10 rebounds … Tied his career high with two blocks Feb. 1 vs. L.A. Clippers … Missed three games (Feb. 3-8) due to acute back spasms … Did not return after halftime due to flu-like symptoms Jan. 28 vs. Golden State … Scored a season-high 18 points and led the team with 10 boards for his second double-double Jan. 20 vs. L.A. Lakers; added a season-best four steals against the Lakers … Grabbed 11 rebounds for the third time in four games (Jan. 9-15) at Brooklyn … Contributed 10 points, 11 rebounds and three steals as a starter Jan. 9 vs. Philadelphia … Led the team in rebounding in back-to-back games (Dec. 29 - Jan. 2) … Collected a then season-high nine rebounds Dec. 29 at New Orleans … Returned to the lineup Dec. 18 at Cleveland after missing 20 games (Nov. 10 - Dec. 16) with a right hand/wrist injury … Underwent ulnar transposition surgery (right elbow) Nov. 14.
2011-12: Posted averages of 8.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 28.7 minutes in 66 games (62 starts) ... Only Knick to appear in all 66 contests ... Scored in double figures 40 times, grabbed double-digits in rebounds three times and had two double-doubles ... Led team in rebounding six times and assists on seven occasions ... Recorded seven games with at least three steals ... Equalled career high with seven assists Apr. 26 at Charlotte ... Shot seven-of-eight from the floor en route to 18 points Apr. 22 at Atlanta ... Tallied 18 points on nine-for-12 for the field at Milwaukee on Mar. 9 ... Finished with 16 points and four rebounds in 19 minutes in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge on Feb. 24 at All-Star Weekend in Orlando ... Posted a double-double Feb. 20 vs. New Jersey with 10 points and a season-best 11 boards ... Had 15 points and 10 rebounds, with five assists, Feb. 15 at Sacramento on his way to his first double-double of the season ... Totalled eight points, seven rebounds and a career high-tying seven assists at the Air Canada Centre on Feb. 14 ... Tallied 19 points on eight-of-10 shooting from the floor at Minnesota on Feb. 11 ... Posted 18 points with a career-best five steals Jan. 31 at Detroit ... Had 18 points and tied career best with seven assists Jan. 21 at Denver ... Scored his season high of 21 points at Sacramento on Dec. 31.
2010-11: Lone Knick to appear in all 82 games (81 starts); averaged 9.7 points, 6.4 rebounds and 31.0 minutes, shooting .497 from the field ... Was 86-219 (.393) from three-point range to set a Knicks rookie record; also set a club rookie mark with 86 made threes ... Had two 20+ scoring games and 11 double-doubles ... Led Knicks in rebounds 22 times ... Ranked among Top Ten on NBA Rookie Leader Board in virtually every stat category, including second in 3PT FG pct. (.393), sixth in scoring (9.7), fifth in rebounding (6.4), ninth in assists (1.9), fifth in FG pct. (.497), fifth in FT pct. (.769), sixth in steals (0.98) and third in minutes (31.0) ... Was a T-Mobile NBA All-Rookie First Team selection with 56 points in media voting, third behind Clippers’ Blake Griffin (58) and Wizards’ John Wall (57) ... Named T-Mobile Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for both November and December ... then became first Knick to win multiple ROTM honours since Mark Jackson (three times in 1987-88) ... Saw his only action as a reserve Mar. 26 at Charlotte contributing 16 points in 34 minutes ... Went seven-for-eight from the field (two-for-three from three-point range) for 16 points at Memphis on Mar. 9 ... Scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds in 26 starting minutes for Rookie squad at T-Mobile Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam at NBA All-Star 2011 at Los Angeles on Feb 18 ... Recorded a double-double Feb. 6 vs. Philadelphia with a career-high 25 points (10-13 FGA, five-of-seven from three) and 10 rebounds ... Totalled 19 points, 13 rebounds and six assists Jan. 27 vs. Miami; became first Knicks rookie to have at least 13 rebounds and six assists in a game since Walt Frazier (15 points and 15 assists) vs. Sixers on Feb 10, 1968 (last game ever at Garden III) ... Had 14 points and 11 rebounds vs. Chicago on Dec 25 ... Produced a double-double effort in 2OT win at Detroit on Nov 28 with 16 points, 11 rebounds and six assists in career-high 51 minutes ... Grabbed a career-best 17 rebounds to go with 21 points (10-15 FG) at Denver on Nov. 16; highest rebound total for NYK rookie since Patrick Ewing (17) vs. Nets, March 1, 1986 ... Made pro debut (11 points in 30 minutes) in Opening Night win at Toronto on Oct 27; teamed with Timofey Mozgov to become first pair of Knicks Opening Night rookie starters since Patrick Ewing and Kenny Walker in 1985 ... Playoffs: Averaged 1.8 points in 17.8 minutes, starting all four games vs. Boston in NBA Playoff debut ... Logged series high 22 minutes in Game Three with two points, four rebounds and three assists ... In Game One, became first Knick rookie to start a playoff game since John Wallace in Game Seven of East Semis vs. Miami (May 18, 1997).
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected in the second round (39th overall pick) by the New York Knicks in the 2010 NBA Draft ... Signed as a free agent with the Toronto Raptors on July 15, 2012.
COLLEGE: Compiled four-year averages of 10.8 points, 5.0 rebounds and .463 shooting in 23.6 minutes over 129 games (65 starts) at Stanford ... After averaging 7.1 points and 3.8 rebounds in first three seasons (97 games), blossomed into All-Pac-10 First Team selection as a senior in 2009-10 averaging 22.0 points, 8.8 rebounds and 36.3 minutes in 32 games (all starts) ... Led Pac-10 in scoring (22.0, eighth in nation) and rebounding (8.8) ... Scored in double-figures in all 32 games, first Stanford player since Adam Keefe in 1991-92 (29 games) ... His 704 points in senior year marked third-highest single-season total in school history ... Had 23 career 20+ scoring games, 21 as a senior ... Won Hank Luisetti Award (Stanford team MVP) as a senior ... Named to 2009-10 U.S. Basketball Writers Association All-District Team and National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District 20 First Team ... Scored a career-high 35 points (13-18 FGA) at UCLA on Feb 4, 2010.
PERSONAL: Originally selected jersey No. 6 when signed with the Raptors but switched to No. 2 when James Johnson was dealt to Sacramento … Parents are Steve and Janice Fields; both of whom played collegiate basketball … Father played at Miami of Ohio and was drafted by Portland in seventh round (114th overall) of 1975 NBA Draft … Communication major with a 3.03 GPA, was named 2009-10 Toyo Tires Pac-10 Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year (criteria: senior receiving a degree, 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA, significant athletic contributor) … Earned Pac-10 All-Academic honours as a senior … Chose No. 6 as a rookie as it is the sum of the two numbers he had worn previously in his career, 32 and 1 (3 + 2 + 1 = 6) … Three-year letter-winner at Los Alamitos (Calif.) High School … Sunset League MVP and first-team All-Orange County in 2006 … Named to 2006 All-Los Angeles Times team and Long Beach Press Telegram Dream Team … Led team to CIF Southern Section Division 1-AA title for the first time in school history, advancing to state Division 1 semifinals … Would like to get into coaching following his playing career.