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Derek Fisher

Derek Lamar Fisher (born August 9, 1974) is an American professional basketball point guard who has most recently played for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the National Basketball Association (NBA). His NBA career has spanned more than 16 years, during which he has won five NBA Championships with the Los Angeles Lakers. He currently serves as the president of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA). Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, Fisher started out his basketball career at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Selected with the twenty-fourth pick by the Lakers in the 1996 NBA Draft, Fisher spent his first eight seasons with the franchise. During that time, he played a role in the Lakers' "three-peat", and was the third-leading scorer on the team behind Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal. After his success with Los Angeles, Fisher signed with the Golden State Warriors, but was later traded to the Utah Jazz, where he helped lead the team to the Western Conference Finals. Due to his daughter's health, he asked to be released from his contract and rejoined the Lakers in 2007. In 2010, he won his fifth NBA Championship with the Lakers. Only he and Kobe Bryant have played in

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Gilbert Arenas -- PUMPED FOR Derek Fisher ... 'Happy He Got the Job'

Gilbert Arenas
PUMPED FOR Derek Fisher 'Happy He Got the Job'

This is cool ... Gilbert Arenas and his reality star wife Laura Govan reacting to the news Derek Fisher got the Knicks coaching job -- and they're genuinely thrilled for their friend. Ya… READ MORE >

Ice Cube -- Derek Fisher's My 2nd Choice ... For Lakers Coach

Ice Cube
Derek Fisher's My 2nd Choice ... For Lakers Coach

Despite having no head coaching experience whatsoever, Derek Fisher has Ice Cube's blessing to be the next coach of the Los Angeles Lakers ... but only if his 1st choice falls through. Our… READ MORE >

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Derek Fisher DEFENDS New Lakers Coach: I Like Him!

Derek Fisher
DEFENDS New Lakers Coach: I Like Him!

New L.A. Lakers coach Mike Brown ain't exactly getting a warm welcome from fans -- but point guard Derek Fisher tells TMZ, he likes LeBron's old mentor ... and has a LOT of faith in his coaching… READ MORE >

- 1157 days ago
NBA Star Courted by New Orleans Saints

NBA Star Courted by New Orleans Saints

TMZ has learned the New Orleans Saints are determined to get Los Angeles Lakers star Derek Fisher into their locker room for opening day ... because they believe Fish holds the key to back-to-back… READ MORE >

- 1430 days ago
Derek Fisher: I'm Staying with the Lakers

Derek Fisher: I'm Staying with the Lakers

TMZ has learned Derek Fisher has officially decided to remain with the Los Angeles Lakers -- and  the person who had the biggest impact on his decision was his friend and teammate Kobe… READ MORE >

- 1479 days ago
Derek Fisher Meets with Miami Heat Honchos

Derek Fisher Meets with Miami Heat Honchos

Derek Fisher is currently meeting with Miami Heat team president Pat Riley and owner Micky Arison to discuss the possibility of signing with the Heat ... TMZ has learned. We're told Fish is… READ MORE >

- 1482 days ago
Derek Fisher Courted by Miami Heat

Derek Fisher Courted by Miami Heat

The Miami Heat aren't done hunting for talent -- TMZ has learned LeBron James' new team is in hot pursuit of Los Angeles Lakers superstar Derek Fisher. Well-placed NBA sources tell TMZ ... Fisher… READ MORE >

- 1482 days ago
Derek Fisher: 'I'm No Kid Rock'

Derek Fisher: 'I'm No Kid Rock'

Los Angeles Lakers star Derek Fisher wants to make one thing clear -- he's no Waffle House brawler.Reports surfaced yesterday that the Lakers guard was involved in a fight at a Waffle House in… READ MORE >

- 1554 days ago
Derek Fisher: This Is My REAL Wife

Derek Fisher: This Is My REAL Wife

Derek Fisher was granted a permanent restraining order this week against a crazy fan who claimed they were married -- but we got the L.A. Laker out last night with his actual wife who agreed,… READ MORE >

- 1898 days ago
Lakers Star Scores Permanent Restraining Order

Lakers Star Scores Permanent Restraining Order

A judge just made the temporary restraining order against the woman accused of harassing Lakers star Derek Fisher permanent -- it didn't help her case that she was a no-show.Fisher got the TRO… READ MORE >

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