Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 4/20/12
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The knives are out for Derek Fisher at the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), with the executive committee voting to seek his resignation as union president, Yahoo! Sports reported Friday, citing sources. The fallout came as the result of Fisher's long-running power struggle with executive director Billy Hunter, which played out in the latter stages of the NBA lockout and beyond despite the agreement of the collective bargaining agreement. The dispute gained heat again in the past week with Fisher pushing for a review of the NBPA's business practices, a move blocked by Hunter late Tuesday. Fisher initially received the backing of the executive committee to get an independent examiner to audit Hunter's handling on the union's financial affairs. But the same eight-member committee later switched allegiance to Hunter -- who said the move for a review was "unnecessary" following a recent independent audit -- and now was asking Fisher to stand down. The veteran Thunder ...
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