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Derek Fisher says he'd draft himself over Kobe, Iverson in 1996 redraft

There's really no debate as to the greatest player from the 1996 NBA draft. He wore purple and gold as a rookie. He won five rings. And, according to Derek Fisher, the name of said player is ... not Kobe Bryant?The former Los Angeles Lakers point guard and current New York Knicks head coach was asked by Bleacher Report's Adam Lefkoe how he'd redraft the 1996 rookie class, and Fisher...
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Derrick Williams is a good litmus test for Derek Fisher

Derrick Williams has spent most of his professional basketball career being derided after becoming the second overall pick in 2011's NBA draft. The Knicks, though, are still hoping there's some amount of potential there.New York signed Williams to a two-year, $10 million deal over the weekend. Now, ESPN's Ian Begley says this deal will be a litmus test for coach Derek Fisher:Williams...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks in Free Agency: From Superstars to Role Players

Mar 17, 2015; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher looks on against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks defeated the Spurs 104 – 100 in overtime. (Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports) The New York Knicks have had a change in plans. After missing the boat on their big name targets like LaMarcus Aldridge...
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July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the New York Knicks back up Derek Fishers comments?

Earlier this week, New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher made headlines following a bold statement regarding his team’s ability to rebound from their atrocious season this year. The Knicks sit dead last in the Eastern Conference with a record of 16 – 64 despite playoff aspirations at the beginning of the season. According to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk, when asked about the New...
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher: Knicks can win 63 games next season

In the rare event that the New York Knicks won their final four games of the season, they would finish the year with a record of 19-63. That would still leave them as one of the worst teams in the NBA, but head coach Derek Fisher remains optimistic. On Thursday, Fisher basically said he believes...Read More
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Do the New York Knicks really have a new identity?

Derek Fisher With all the excitement over the offseason many fans were expecting to see a completely different New York Knicks team this season. Judging by the start of the season, it seems that will not be the case. Although members of the organization have changed, the issue of inconsistent play still plagues the Knicks. The implementation of the triangle offense is one of the...
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony on Heat rumors: I haven't heard that one

Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Reports surfaced on Thursday that despite the best efforts by the New York Knicks, namely president Phil Jackson in concert with new head coach Derek Fisher, Carmelo Anthony nevertheless has decided to opt-out of his contract with the team and become an unrestricted free agent, according to the […] The post Carmelo Anthony on...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks believe Derek Fisher can lure Kevin Durant to NYC

Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks believe Derek Fisher’s presence is enough to lure Kevin Durant to the Knicks in 2016. The Knicks, sources say, expect to be a contender for Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant when he is projected to become a free agent in July 2016 and believe... The post Knicks Believe Derek Fisher Can Lure Kevin Durant appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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