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If your contract is getting you more than $6 million a year and you're not averaging more than 4.3 points per game, then the team regrets signing you.
Landry Fields is averaging 4.3 points, 1.5 assists and five rebounds per game on 37.5 percent shooting as a shooting guard for the Toronto Raptors, one of the worst teams in the NBA.
OK, so we've got a shooting guard who can't shoot, a rebounding wing whose rebounding fell off, a perimeter defender who's not a very good defender and a third-year pro whom most Knicks fans were willing, if not eager, to let walk after the team's first-round playoff exit. (This is, of course, a drastic oversimplification, but it's how Landry Fields looks to the rest of the world.)
And, yet, he's now getting paid better than $6.5 million a year to play the wing for a team that starts DeMar DeRozan and drafted Terrence Ross! Are the Raptors stupid?
Apparently they are, because Fields still plays 23.8 minutes a game.
Fields is a shooting guard who is just a collection of weaknesses. He should be paid less than $500,000 a year. He does not contribute on either end of the floor and is just plain bad.