Derek Fisher Set to Sign $25M Deal to Coach New York Knicks

NBA point guard, Derek Fisher, is about to switch from player to head coach. In a breaking article at Yahoo Sports, to cite sources, the former Lakers point guard is set to sign a $25 million deal to coach the Knicks. The article reports that 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 18-year NBA veteran will retire to take the job.

Photo shows Derek Fisher speaking in a 2011 interview with George Lopez.

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Derek Fisher Brings His Basketball Camp Back to Los Angeles

Five Time NBA champion, Derek Fisher, will bring his basketball camp back to the Los Angeles area after a short hiatus. In previous years, the Derek Fisher Basketball Academy empowered over 600 families in the LA area.

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Photo shows former Los Angeles Lakers star, Derek Fisher, speaking on Live with Regis and Kelley on June 22, 2010 after winning the winning the NBA championship

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Lakers Trade Derek Fisher to Houston Rockets

Veteran NBA guard, Derek Fisher, has been traded by the Los Angeles Lakers to the Houston Rockets in exchange for forward Jordan Hill, according to Yahoo! Sports.

Derek Fisher traded by Los Angeles Lakers to Houston Rockets on March 15, 2012.

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Derek Fisher Remains Loyal To The LA Lakers

LOS ANGELES, CA – After meeting with Miami Heat President, Pat Riley and and owner Micky Arison, Derek Fisher has officially decided to remain with the Los Angeles Lakers. Teammate Kobe Bryant played a big part in Fisher’s decision making.

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Derek Fisher Emotional After Game 3 Win Over Celtics – VIDEO

The LA Lakers move ahead in the NBA finals after last night’s game 3 win over the Boston Celtics, scoring 91-84. Derek Fisher, the 13-year veteran, became a hero scoring 11 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter and shooting 50 percent from the field against the Boston Celtics.

In his post-game interview immediately after the buzzer sounded, Fisher was initially at a loss for words. ... Read More