Derek Fisher RUMORS & NEWS

  • Fisher could help bring Durant to Knicks

    ESPN New York "When talking about Kevin Durant's free agency and the possibility of Durant's landing in New York, you have to start here: Every team with cap space is going to be vying for his services in the summer of 2016. You also have to remember this: Durant is extremely loyal to the Oklahoma City..." June 11

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    Dan Devine @YourManDevine

    The last time Derek Fisher made $5 million a year to play: 2009-10.

  • Sources: Fisher finalizing $25 million deal to coach Knicks

    Yahoo! Sports "Derek Fisher is finalizing a five-year, $25 million agreement to become coach of the New York Knicks, league sources told Yahoo Sports. After Knicks president Phil Jackson lost his top coaching candidate, Steve Kerr, to the Golden State Warriors, Fisher became Jackson’s primary target and the..." June 10

  • Sources: Phil talks to Derek Fisher about Knicks' job

    Yahoo! Sports "New York Knicks president Phil Jackson and his top coaching candidate, Derek Fisher, talked briefly on the telephone Wednesday and plan to reconvene next week, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Jackson expressed his desire to engage Fisher in talks to become the Knicks coach, sources said...." June 06

  • Sources: Phil Jackson fined for Fisher tampering

    ESPN New York "New York Knicks president Phil Jackson has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for tampering with Oklahoma City Thunder guard Derek Fisher, sources tell ESPN.com. The sources said Jackson was fined specifically for statements he made at a news conference last week about possibly hiring Fisher as..." June 03

  • Derek Fisher undecided on plans

    ESPN.com "Thunder guard Derek Fisher said Sunday he remains undecided about retirement and plans to take time over the coming weeks to make a decision on his future. "It's not that many hours since postgame at this point," Fisher said during the team's exit interviews. "I'm still struggling with the..." June 02

  • Next Move for Derek Fisher: Coaching, or Maybe Politics

    New York Times "The first time Derek Fisher arrived in New York, in 1996, a wide-eyed rookie with the Los Angeles Lakers, he did not enjoy any of the city’s restaurants, visit Central Park, take in any theater or hop to any clubs. In fact, he found the hustle and bustle of street life disconcerting. “I’m..." June 02

  • Report: Fisher favorite to land Knicks' coaching job

    Fox Sports Southwest "Despite Derek Fisher still playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder as they try to make their way back to the NBA Finals, reports say the 18-year veteran is the "favorite to land the Knicks head coaching job at this point." New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson is reportedly more than okay..." May 27

  • Durant: Fisher will do 'great job'

    ESPN.com "Kevin Durant said Tuesday that teammate Derek Fisher has all the attributes to make a good NBA coach, if that's the path his Oklahoma City Thunder teammate chooses after this season. "Without a doubt. He's a smart guy, smart mind. He's a great motivator, great speaker and can really relate to a..." May 21

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    Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater

    Derek Fisher (shoulder) will play tonight.

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    OKC coach Scottie Brooks said Derek Fisher took a big hit on his shoulder and was uncertain how he was.

  • Why Lakers should take long look at Derek Fisher to replace Mike D'Antoni as coach

    Yahoo! Sports "As little as Mike D'Antoni wanted to coach Kobe Bryant in the end, Bryant wanted to play for D'Antoni even less. They had barely communicated for months, steering clear until a permanent parting on Wednesday night. They would've been miserable together, would've inevitably imploded the Los Angeles..." May 01

  • Derek Fisher denies rumors he's been targeted for the Knicks job

    The Oklahoman "Derek Fisher on Wednesday denied rumors that he’s been targeted as a potential replacement for New York coach Mike Woodson. “I congratulated (Knicks president Phil Jackson) and we’ve spoken,” Fisher said. “But he hasn’t said anything to me about it, and I haven’t said anything to him about it...." April 02

  • Fisher is playing his best basketball since joining Thunder

    The Oklahoman "When discussing Derek Fisher with those in the Thunder organization, it always turns to the intangibles. A coach on the court. A leader in the locker room. A consummate pro who does all the little things. You know, all those hard-to-quantify qualities that frustrate Thunder fans when used to..." February 13

  • Remaining actions against Fisher dropped from Hunter lawsuit

    CBSSports.com "A Los Angeles judge has dropped the two remaining actions against Derek Fisher in Billy Hunter's lawsuit, leaving the disgraced former union chief to fight it out with the National Basketball Players Association over his termination. With two more actions against Fisher dropped from the lawsuit..." January 22

  • NBPA hires Derek Fisher's former business manager

    CBSSports.com "With a key hearing approaching in Billy Hunter's lawsuit against the National Basketball Players Association, the union has hired one of the defendants in the civil case: Derek Fisher's former business manager, Jamie Wior, three people familiar with the situation told CBSSports.com. Wior and..." January 14

  • Fisher supplying quality fourth-quarter minutes for Thunder

    The Oklahoman "A reporter wanted to know following Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers how important Derek Fisher has been for the Thunder in late-game rotations this season. The question seemed to catch Thunder coach Scott Brooks off guard. He responded by playfully asking if he's allowed to..." November 24

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  • Derek Fisher signing with OKC on one-year deal

    DailyThunder.com "Oh boy oh boy oh boy. Derek Fisher is back. Again. According to a league source close to the situation the Thunder are re-signing guard Derek Fisher to a one-year deal. His contract is expected to be at the veteran minimum. Darnell Mayberry first reported Fisher’s signing. For Fisher..." July 25

  • Why Derek Fisher could return to Oklahoma City

    The Oklahoman "Don't dare refer to Derek Fisher as “coach.” Not now, perhaps not ever. Despite presumptions to the contrary, Fisher is not inching closer to a career in coaching. “I don't envy NBA coaches, I really don't,” the 38-year-old Fisher said during his exit interview with media two weeks ago. “I..." June 01

  • Derek Fisher's strong play brings him from afterthought to necessity

    The Oklahoman "Mired in a near-historic mid-March shooting slump, Derek Fisher's NBA expiration date seemed about two years overdue. The Thunder's February decision to sign him produced puzzled looks. Scott Brooks' decision to keep playing him came with heavy scrutiny. But now, less than two months after..." May 05

  • It's all about intangibles when it comes to Derek Fisher

    The Oklahoman "The streak lives. Not the Heat streak. The Cold streak. Derek Fisher still can't make a shot. The Thunder routed the Wizards 103-80 Wednesday night, and some wild things happened. Kendrick Perkins nailed an 18-footer. Hasheem Thabeet swished a 10-footer. But ancient Derek Fisher kept..." March 28

  • Mark Cuban, fans boo Derek Fisher

    ESPN.com "Mavericks owner Mark Cuban gave Derek Fisher a villain's welcome during the 38-year-old point guard's return to Dallas on Sunday night. Fisher signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder in late February, approximately two months after the Mavs granted his request to be released, purportedly because..." March 18

  • Mark Cuban: I'll boo Derek Fisher

    ESPN Dallas "Mavericks owner Mark Cuban vowed to give Derek Fisher a villain's welcome during the 38-year-old point guard's return to Dallas. Fisher signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder in late February, approximately two months after the Mavs granted his request to be released, purportedly because the..." March 17

  • Derek Fisher: Leaving good for me

    ESPN.com "Derek Fisher on Monday defended his decision to request his release from the Dallas Mavericks earlier this season due to the desire to spend more time with his family. Fisher, who's now on Oklahoma City's roster as its third-string point guard, played nine games for the Mavs before the team..." March 05

  • Thunder explain reasons for reacquiring Fisher

    L.A. Daily News "The Oklahoma City Thunder welcomed Derek Fisher's second arrival because of his playoff experience and locker room presence stemmed from five NBA championships he won with the Lakers. Published reports indicated the Dallas Mavericks, including owner Mark Cuban, feel otherwise. Fisher asked for..." March 04

  • Derek Fisher 2.0: Towel waving 3rd stringer? No.

    Welcome To Loud City "Derek Fisher is back in a Thunder uniform. Insurance policy? Sure, why not. Safety valve if Russell Westbrook or Reggie Jackson get into foul trouble? I suppose. Via Royce Young at Daily Thunder: But that was assuming he wasn't going to be jumping right back into the rotation because..." February 27

  • Five reasons the Thunder brought back Derek Fisher

    The Oklahoman "Derek Fisher has rejoined the Oklahoma City Thunder, which could be terrific or terrifying depending on your viewpoint. But what's undisputable is how bringing back Fisher makes a lot of sense for the Thunder. Adding the veteran point guard for the remainder of the season has the potential to..." February 26

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