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OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Thunder signed veteran Derek Fisher on Monday, filling an opening for a third point guard that was created when Eric Maynor got traded to Portland.
Fisher joins Oklahoma City for the stretch run for the second straight season. He played in 20 regular-season games and then all 20 playoff games last season. He has not played in the NBA this season after being unsigned as a free agent during the offseason.
Fisher won five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers before getting traded to Houston last season, then buying his way out of his contract with the Rockets.
Fisher is also the president of the NBA Players Association, which recently ousted longtime executive director Billy Hunter.
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Derek Fisher signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder this week, and the move is not sitting well with the Dallas Mavericks. Dallas signed Fisher at the end of November after point guard Darren Collison got hurt. At the time, Fisher said he would devote himself to the Mavs for the season. “I told (teammates) today, ‘This is not a pit stop. This is not kind of the final whatever...
Derek Fisher played for the Oklahoma City Thunder down the stretch last season. It looks like he will do the same this season. The Thunder are reportedly poised to sign Fisher for the rest of this season as the team pushes its way into the postseason.According to Dave McMenamin and Marc Stein of ESPN, the Thunder plan to use Fisher in a similar capacity to what they did in 2012...
The Mavericks should only be upset with themselves. It isn’t like Fisher hasn’t used the “I want to spend time with my family please cut me” card in the past, only to show up later and sign with a contending team.
The Mavericks were duped, but Fisher didn’t do anything illegal, so the Mavs just have to cry a river.
Owner Mark Cuban did not reply to multiple emails on Monday...
It is déjà vu for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Just like they did last year, the Thunder have signed veteran point guard Derek Fisher for the stretch run of the regular season and the playoffs. The Thunder had an extra spot for a guard on their roster after trading Eric Maynor to the Portland Trail Blazers. Last year, Fisher played in 20 regular season games for the Thunder and...
Even after his contract is up with the Oklahoma City Thunder this year (if he makes it to the end of the year), Derek Fisher is not ready to retire. Sure, the aging guard has "retired" a couple of times now, but there's no reason to think he'll actually retire, right?According to an Associated Press report, Fisher does not plan to retire. He said his knee was...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder signed veteran Derek Fisher on Monday, filling an opening for a third point guard that was created when Eric Maynor got traded to Portland.
Fisher joins Oklahoma City for the stretch run for the second straight season. He played in 20 regular-season games and then all 20 playoff games last season. He has not played in the NBA this...
Derek Fisher will begin his second stint in as many seasons for the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday against New Orleans. The 38-year-old had played nine games this season, all with Dallas, before requesting his release Dec. 22.
Fisher joining a contender two months later has Mavs owner Mark Cuban upset.
Cuban was “agitated” by the recent transaction, according to NBA.com’s Jeff...
Coming off of a knee injury that forced him to leave the Dallas Mavericks, Derek Fisher was signed by the Oklahoma City Thunder this past Monday to fill in the third point guard position. Oklahoma City has been looking to fill the void since they traded Eric Maynor to the Portland Trailblazers right before the trade deadline.
Fisher played a conservative role for the Thunder...
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The Oklahoma City Thunder traded guard Eric Maynor to the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday’s trade deadline, freeing up a roster spot as the third-string point guard. According to ESPN, the Thunder will be signing guard Derek Fisher for the rest of the season.
Fisher started last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, but they then traded him to...
NBA vet, Derek Fisher, is close to rejoining the OKC Thunder. Fisher played half of the season with the Thunder last year after the Lakers traded him to the Rockets where he was bought out. He played 9 games with the Mavs this season before asking to be waived to be with his family in LA.
According to ESPN:
The Oklahoma City Thunder are preparing to re-sign veteran guard Derek Fisher...
Derek Fisher, 38, ended last season with a run to the NBA Finals with the Thunder.
After playing in 9 games for the Mavs in December, Derek Fisher is back for the final push of the regular season and a playoff run with the OKC Thunder. The Dallas front office is reportedly ‘agitated’ that the PG did not contact them at all through this process.
According to NBA.com:
Owner Mark Cuban did not reply to multiple emails on Monday, but one league source said the...
As unofficially reported late Sunday night, Derek Fisher has signed with the OKC Thunder for the remainder of the season.
According to Oklahoma City Thunder:
The Oklahoma City Thunder has signed guard Derek Fisher, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We are excited to welcome...