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Veteran point guard Derek Fisher was a no-show to his new team after the Lakers dealt him to the Houston Rockets March 15th, prompting the Rockets to buy out his contract. Apparently Fisher has quickly found a new home in the Western Conference, agreeing to terms to join the top-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder: Fisher is scheduled to [...]
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Derek Fisher was traded by the Lakers to the Rockets last week and was bought out by Houston. Oklahoma City signed him after he cleared waivers and he made his Thunder debut Wednesday. Fisher scored five points in 19 minutes in a win over the Clippers. He explained his decision to change jersey numbers from two to 37.
“Especially this season, it seemed to be a negative thing...
The Derek Fisher rumor mill has started churning and it appears the soon-to-be free agent guard isn’t wasting any time finding a new home.
Fisher has agreed to a buyout with the Houston Rockets, which means he will become an unrestricted free agent on Wednesday. Per league rules, he is then free to sign with any team in the NBA, other than the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers sent...
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Rockets have waived point guard Derek Fisher, less than a week after acquiring him in a trade with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Houston picked up a 2012 first-round pick from the Lakers and sent Jordan Hill to L.A. in the deal. Jamie Wior, Fisher's representative, said in an e-mail that Fisher and the Rockets have negotiated a buyout of his contract, due...
In a move widely expected ever since they acquired Derek Fisher last week, the Houston Rockets have agreed to a buyout with the 37-year-old guard.
The Los Angeles Lakers shipped Fisher to Houston just before the NBA’s trade deadline last week along with a first-round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, in exchange for forward Jordan Hill. While the Rockets are thin at point guard with...
On Wednesday, it became official that the Oklahoma City Thunder signed 37-year-old guard Derek Fisher. The five-time NBA champion point guard had last played for the Lakers before being traded to Houston just before the leagues trade deadline. The Rockets bought out the rest of his contract before he even played and now hes the backup point guard for OKC.
At least on the surface...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Derek Fisher has chosen the Oklahoma City Thunder as his spot to pursue a sixth NBA championship.
Fisher signed with the Thunder on Wednesday and general manager Sam Presti says he's available to play immediately. The Los Angeles Clippers were in town Wednesday night to face Oklahoma City.
The longtime Los Angeles Lakers point guard was traded to Houston...
Derek Fisher is likely to sign with Oklahoma City once he clears waivers on Wednesday evening.
Derek Fisher is in Oklahoma City finalizing a contract with the Thunder for the remainder of the season.
The Heat and Thunder are the early candidates to sign Derek Fisher once he clears waivers.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are one of the top teams in the NBA this season, leading the Western Conference with a record of 34-11 and trail only the Chicago Bulls for the best record in the Association. Over the last few seasons the Thunder have been constructing their roster through the NBA Draft, as well as a trade last season with the Boston Celtics that brought center Kendrick...
The Oklahoma City Thunder added veteran leadership to their roster on Wednesday, as “The Oklahoman” has reported that the team inked veteran Free Agent guard Derek Fisher to a contract for the balance of the season. The former Los Angeles Lakers guard cleared waivers on Wednesday, after the Houston Rockets negotiated a buy-out of his contract on Sunday night. Fisher was sent...
BOOM! There it is! Derek Fisher and the Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to terms on a rest-of-the-season contract that will be signed after Fisher clears waivers, according to sources close to the process. Fisher is scheduled to clear waivers at 6 p.m. ET Wednesday and is already in Oklahoma City in anticipation of joining [...]
If my prediction holds up, and of course I believe in myself, the Western Conference finals will feature the Lakers going up against the OKC Thunder. And, if that happens, the thought that Derek Fisher could be signing there is HUGE!! It’s being reported that the veteran guard was spotted at Will Rogers World Airport – That’s [...]