Lakers offer to help Fisher replace stolen title rings

Derek Fisher had all five of his NBA championship rings stolen during a home burglary this week, but he may be able to replace them even if the authorities are unsuccessful in tracking down the parties responsible for the crime.A Los Angeles Lakers representative told TMZ that the team would be more than willing to work with the companies that manufactured the rings to help Fisher...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Fisher has NBA title rings stolen from home

Former NBA player and coach Derek Fisher reportedly had his home burglarized this week, and he is now missing his five championship rings.According to TMZ, Fisher told police that someone broke into his home in Los Angeles early Monday morning and stole more than $300,000 worth of jewelry, including his five NBA title rings. Fisher says he left his home at around 7:30 a.m. and returned...
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January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher denies NBA comeback attempt

For a second there it looked like former NBA point guard Derek Fisher wanted to leave the land of coaching and return to the floor as a player. He’s having none of it. The drama started when Fisher posted a video to Facebook in which he works out and it came equipped with a hastag that said “I’m not done yet.” Seems easy enough to make the connection, right? Maybe not...
Via The Sports Daily
August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Fisher interested in returning to NBA as player

Derek Fisher wants to be back in the NBA — but not necessarily as a coach. According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, Fisher has been exploring his options and is interested in returning to the NBA as a player. On Tuesday night, the former Knicks coach posted a workout video to Facebook with the hashtag #Imnotdoneyet. Fisher, soon to be 42, would be the oldest player in the NBA if...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Fisher has interest in Lakers coaching job

The Los Angeles Lakers recently fired former player Byron Scott as the team’s head coach after an abysmal 17-65 record this past season, which was the second-worst mark in the NBA. According ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne, another ex-Laker is interested in becoming the team’s new head coach. “Sources indicate Derek Fisher has interest in the Lakers job,” Shelburne reported...
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes coyly denies IG post was shot at Derek Fisher

The timing of an Instagram post in which a nattily attired Matt Barnes smirks at the camera gave all the appearances that it was intended to be a smarmy and snarky reaction to the news that bitter nemesis Derek Fisher had been fired by the New York Knicks. Not so, says Barnes. “I liked what I was wearing,” he said before his Memphis Grizzlies squad beat the Brooklyn Nets...
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February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher

The New York Knicks have reportedly fired head coach Derek Fisher. Sources told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne Monday morning that Fisher is out as the team’s head coach. The Knicks have fired Derek Fisher, sources told ESPN. — Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) February 8, 2016 Kurt Rambis will reportedly serve as the team’s interim coach. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Fisher: Knicks missing playoffs wouldn't be a disappointment

The New York Knicks currently find themselves on the outside looking in on the chase for playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, but head coach Derek Fisher insists he wouldn’t view this season as a disappointment should the team fail to reach the postseason. “No. … Disappointment in what? We’re a developing team with a ton of new players,” Fisher said on “The Michael...
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February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA Suspends Matt Barnes Two Games For Derek Fisher Love Triangle Fight

The NBA suspended Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes two games without pay Monday for an altercation with New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher earlier this year, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. Barnes reportedly drove 90 miles to confront Fisher in October, his former teammate with the Los Angeles Lakers, when he learned that Fisher was with Barnes’ estranged...
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes opens up about Derek Fisher fight

Memphis Grizzlies guard Matt Barnes was reportedly involved in a physical altercation with New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher on Saturday. Barnes showed up at ex-wife Gloria Govan’s home in Los Angeles and the two got into it. Barnes reportedly punched Fisher and felt betrayed by his former teammate, as the Knicks coach has been dating Govan for several months. The story...
Via The Sports Daily
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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