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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Articles tagged: Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher to coach Knicks, will make triple his playing salary

Derek Fisher is finalizing a deal to become head coach of the New York Knicks, and the contract is reportedly for five years and $25 million. Fisher, who is turning 40 in August, made just shy of $1.4 million this season as a guard with the Oklahoma City Thunder. He’ll be earning $5 million per…Read More

Derek Fisher on Knicks job: We’ll talk again after season ends

Derek Fisher is still an NBA player, but he will have plenty of opportunities to get into coaching when he decides to retire. One of the jobs that seems to be available to him is the Knicks head coaching position. Fisher, 39, has been named as one of Phil Jackson’s top candidates for the job…Read More

Referee rides Derek Fisher set to Ginuwine’s ‘Pony’ (Video)

In the final seconds of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s win over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night, an official somehow ended up on Derek Fisher’s back. Fisher and Patty Mills went to the ground to fight for a loose ball, and one of the refs who came into to break up the ensuing scrum…Read More

Tony Allen throws shirt at Derek Fisher, gets technical

Well, that’s one way to play defense. Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen was on the bench for a breather during the third quarter of Game 5 between the Grizzlies and Oklahoma City Thunder, but that didn’t stop him from trying to defend his opponents. As Derek Fisher was spotting up for an open 3-pointer, Allen…Read More

Mark Cuban, Mavericks fans boo Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher was booed in his first game back in Dallas since signing with the Oklahoma City Thunder last month. The Associated Press says Fisher was booed by Mavs fans when he entered Sunday’s game with 1:45 left in the first quarter. Mavs fans also cheered when Fisher was called for a foul about 10…Read More

Mavericks reportedly bothered that Derek Fisher signed with Thunder

Derek Fisher signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder this week, and the move is not sitting well with the Dallas Mavericks. Dallas signed Fisher at the end of November after point guard Darren Collison got hurt. At the time, Fisher said he would devote himself to the Mavs for the season. “I told (teammates) today,…Read More

Derek Fisher felt Lakers shut the door pretty hard on him with trade

Getting traded isn’t easy for many athletes, particularly when you’re in your 13th season with a club for whom you’ve won five championships. That’s why getting dealt to Houston at the deadline wasn’t easy for former Lakers point guard Derek Fisher. Fisher signed with the Thunder after the Rockets waived him, and he beat his…Read More

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