The Atlanta Hawks are hiring Landry Fields to become their Assistant General Manager, according to a report from ESPN Senior Insider Adrian Wojnarowski.
Atlanta is hiring San Antonio’s Landry Fields as an assistant GM, sources tell ESPN. Fields was GM of the Spurs’ G-League affiliate in Austin. Fields, 32, played five years in the NBA.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 23, 2020
Fields played for the Knicks and Raptors over his five-year NBA career and served as a college scout for the San Antonio Spurs from 2016 to 2018 before being named General Manager of the Austin Spurs in 2019.
Fields won back-to-back Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month Awards in November and December of 2010 and was named to the All-Rookie First Team as a New York Knick during the 2010-2011 season.
San Antonio’s G-League affiliate also saw the departure of head coach Blake Ahearn in June after he signed with the Memphis Grizzlies to become an assistant for head coach Taylor Jenkins.