Derek Fisher


Derek Fisher Brief Biography

Derek Fisher
Derek Lamar Fisher (born August 9, 1974) is an American basketball coach and former player. He most recently served as the head coach of the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played professionally in the NBA for 18 seasons, spending the majority of his career with the Los Angeles Lakers, with whom he won five NBA championships. He has also served as president of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA).

Fisher played college basketball for the Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans, earning the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year in 1996. Selected by the Lakers with the 24th pick in the 1996 NBA draft, he spent his first eight seasons with the franchise, winning three consecutive league championships (2000-2002) with teammates Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal and coach Phil Jackson. After the 2003-04 NBA season, he signed as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors, later being traded to the Utah Jazz, whom he helped lead to the Western Conference finals. Due to his daughter's health, he asked to be released from his contract in 2007. He rejoined the Lakers and won two more NBA titles with Bryant and Jackson.

Derek Fisher News

• 'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Sasha Pieterse and Gleb Savchenko ousted on "Disney Night"
• Sasha Pieterse and Gleb Savchenko cut from Season 25 of 'Dancing with the Stars'
• Derek Fisher reflects on emotional 'Dancing with the Stars' performance and reveals "the hardest part"
• 'Dancing with the Stars' recap: Derek Fisher and partner Sharna Burgess ousted, Jordan Fisher tops leaderboard

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