Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 4/5/13
OKLAHOMA CITY Derek Fisher missed shot after shot, game after game and faced down a streak like he'd never seen. It was so bad, Fisher's two-of-six shooting the previous two games before Thursday's tip against the Spurs, could actually be considered a hot streak after a hide-your-eyes 0-for-18 run over a six-game span. But when San Antonio came to town and the Western Conference's top seed out of reach with a loss, Fisher played his best game of the season. And maybe the best one in four seasons. Instead of the Old Man and the 3, Fisher looked like the guy who helped the Lakers to a handful of championships. And instead of criticism, Fisher deserves some congratulation, at least for one night, anyway. The reserve guard made 3-pointers the first four times he touched the ball. He finished with 17 points on six-of-eight shooting. It was the most 3-pointers he's made in a game since 2009. "To see that first one go in for sure gives you a little pick-me-up, but I think the way th...
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