Fields talks about his recent struggles

March, 6, 2012
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Over the last three games, Knicks shooting guard Landry Fields has scored just 13 points. The last time he scored in double-figures was Feb. 22 vs. Atlanta where he had 16 points on seven-of-12 shooting.

Sunday at Boston, Fields played a season-low 15 minutes scoring just three points on four attempts.

"Just trying to stay consistent," Fields said before Tuesday's game vs. Dallas. "You can't be perfect in this game, there's going to be games like that. I'm not going to focus on the past anymore, just tee it up for this game and we have a lot of games to go out and perform."

Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni said he's not planning on moving Fields out of the starting lineup but minutes could get tricky with some added depth in the lineup from J.R. Smith, Baron Davis and the recent improved play from Iman Shumpert.

"It's just part of the game," Fields said. "We have a lot of guys that can play and it's the depth we have. Coach is going to go with who he thinks is the best out there. So that's what he did."

D'Antoni said before the game he wants to keep Davis around the 20 minute mark, which is what he picked up Sunday at Boston.

Notes: Tyson Chandler arrived at the American Airlines Center around 4:45 CT and waved to several arena personnel who welcomed him back. Chandler, who was an important part of the Mavericks title run last season before leaving to sign with the Knicks, also hugged several Mavericks support staff. Chandler talked with reporters Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning and before the game about his time with the Mavericks. D'Antoni said Chandler should will have some fun and expects the fans to give him a warm ovation during a pregame ceremony where he'll get his championship ring. ... The Knicks have spent three days here arriving Sunday night following their loss at Boston. ... Mavericks center Brendan Haywood (ankle) and forward Brandan Wright (concussion) will not play tonight. ... D'Antoni is 10-17 lifetime vs. the Mavs. ... Famed pastor the Rev. Tony Evans met with Knicks guard Jeremy Lin, a devout Christan before the game.

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