Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher

Basketball Player

Derek Lamar Fisher is an American professional basketball point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). His NBA career has spanned more than 14 years, during which he has won five NBA Championships. 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.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Derek Fisher.


1974 Birth Born on August 9, 1974.


Fisher played college basketball for the Arkansas–Little Rock Trojans, earning the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year in 1996.
1997 - 2000 4 More Events
2001 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Fisher returned on March 13, 2001, upgrading the Lakers' defense, and he started the final 20 games of the season, averaging 11.5 points per game. … Read More
2002 - 2003 2 More Events
One of Fisher's finest playoff moments came on May 13, 2004, in Game 5 of the 2004 Western Conference Semifinals between the Lakers and the defending champion San Antonio Spurs. … Read More


2005 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Despite this, in 2005–06 season, Fisher averaged 13.3 points a game, the highest season scoring average of his career.
Fisher was acquired by the Utah Jazz on July 12, 2006 in a trade that sent Keith McLeod, Andre Owens, and Devin Brown to the Golden State Warriors.
…  Fisher's dramatic Game 2 entrance and performance against the Warriors was nominated for Best Moment in the 2007 ESPY Awards.
Throughout the 2009 NBA Playoffs, Fisher faced criticism about his age and lackluster defensive performances against younger, quicker opposing point guards.
On February 3, 2010, Fisher made the 1,000th 3-pointer of his career against the Charlotte Bobcats.
He then joined the Oklahoma City Thunder for the remainder of the season, playing for the 2012 NBA championship in his eighth Finals appearance. … Read More
On February 25, 2013, Fisher re-signed with Oklahoma City for the remainder of the 2012–13 season. … Read More


2015 40 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 18, 2015, Derek filed for divorce from Candace citing irreconcilable differences.
2016 41 Years Old 1 More Event
However, Fisher was fired on February 8, 2016, after the Knicks lost nine of their next 10 and fell to 23–31. … Read More
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