37 Facts About Derek Fisher

1. Derek Fisher reportedly came to court to speak on behalf of Govan on Thursday but, in the end, Barnes prevailed.

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2. Derek Fisher says he didn't know running the triangle offense was mandatory for Phil Jackson.

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3. Derek Fisher said it would force offenses to reconsider some six yards down the field", Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe said.

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4. On Thursday, former Knicks coach Derek Fisher made headlines in the Big Apple when he said he wouldn't have taken the Knicks head coaching gig if I knew that.

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5. Derek Fisher was arrested on suspicion of DUI on June 4, 2017 after a car crash in Los Angeles in which his vehicle overturned.

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6. In October 2015, Derek Fisher was involved in a physical altercation with former teammate Matt Barnes at a party in the home of Barnes' ex-wife, Gloria Govan.

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7. Derek Fisher competed on season 25 of Dancing with the Stars, partnered with professional dancer Sharna Burgess.

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8. In 2009, Derek Fisher had a temporary restraining order placed on a 40-year-old female stalker who had been victimizing him since 2001.

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9. Derek Fisher is a Christian who has spoken about his faith and the ability he believes it gives him to play basketball.

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10. Derek Fisher was re-elected as president; he was not on an NBA roster at the time, but remained eligible due to his stint earlier in the season with Dallas.

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11. Derek Fisher was a player representative for the NBPA before becoming a member of the union's executive committee.

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12. Phil Jackson said that Derek Fisher was "definitely the spokesman for [the Lakers] as far as leadership goes", while Bryant called him his favorite teammate.

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13. Derek Fisher was perhaps best known for his leadership, toughness, and clutch playmaking ability.

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14. Derek Fisher had a long and successful career in the NBA, especially with the Lakers.

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15. Derek Fisher planned for the Knicks to run the triangle offense, which he learned while with the Lakers under Jackson.

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16. Derek Fisher said his relationship with Jackson, who had become the president of the Knicks, was a major factor in his decision to join the team.

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17. On June 10, 2014, Derek Fisher was hired by the New York Knicks to be the team's head coach, signing a five-year, $25 million deal.

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18. Derek Fisher chose to wear No 6 with Oklahoma City after wearing No 37 the previous season.

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19. On November 29, 2012, Derek Fisher signed with the Dallas Mavericks.

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20. On March 15, 2012, Derek Fisher was traded along with a 2012 first round draft pick to the Houston Rockets for Jordan Hill.

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21. On February 23, 2010, Derek Fisher made the 9,000th point of his NBA career against the Memphis Grizzlies.

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22. On February 10, 2010, Derek Fisher played his 1,000th career game against his former team, the Utah Jazz, beating Kobe Bryant to the milestone by one game.

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23. On February 3, 2010, Derek Fisher made the 1,000th 3-pointer of his career against the Charlotte Bobcats.

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24. Throughout the 2009 NBA Playoffs, Derek Fisher faced criticism about his age and lackluster defensive performances against younger, quicker opposing point guards.

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25. On July 2, 2007, Derek Fisher asked the Jazz to release him from his contract so he could relocate to a team and city that would have the "right combination" of specialists that could help fight his daughter's retinoblastoma.

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26. Late in the fourth, Derek Fisher made a key defensive stop on Baron Davis that helped send the game into overtime.

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27. Derek Fisher had asked head coach Jerry Sloan to leave him on the active list for Game 2, but could not guarantee he would make it in time to play.

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28. Derek 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.

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29. On July 15, 2004, Derek Fisher signed a six-year, $37 million contract with the Golden State Warriors.

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30. Derek Fisher started all of the Lakers 16 playoff games as they swept through the Western Conference, averaging 13.4 points per game and shooting a team best 51 percent from beyond the three point line.

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31. Derek 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.

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32. Over the course of his rookie season, Derek Fisher appeared in 80 games, averaging 3.9 points, 1.5 assists, and 1.2 rebounds.

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33. Derek Fisher was selected 24th overall in the 1996 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers, and spent his first eight seasons with them.

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34. Derek Fisher concluded his collegiate career at Arkansas-Little Rock second on the school's all-time lists in points, assists (472), and steals (189).

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35. Derek Fisher is the all-time NBA record holder in playoff games played.

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36. On January 19, 2017, Derek Fisher was announced as one of the analysts for Turner Sports' new Players Only programming slate.

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37. Derek Fisher played college basketball for the Arkansas–Little Rock Trojans, earning the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year in 1996.

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