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DEREK FISHER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Was Derek Fisher involved with girlfriend of former Knick?

Derek Fisher’s love life should be the subject of a Lifetime movie. Fisher, who was fired as New York Knicks head coach earlier this week, had an altercation with former teammate Matt Barnes back in October for allegedly dating Barnes’ estranged wife, Gloria Govan. It sounds like a weird situation — one Barnes still doesn’t seem too thrilled about — but it turns out that...
Via NESN.com
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Matt Barnes coyly denies IG post was shot at Derek Fisher

The timing of an Instagram post in which a nattily attired Matt Barnes smirks at the camera gave all the appearances that it was intended to be a smarmy and snarky reaction to the news that bitter nemesis Derek Fisher had been fired by the New York Knicks. Not so, says Barnes. “I liked what I was wearing,” he said before his Memphis Grizzlies squad beat the Brooklyn Nets...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher

The New York Knicks have reportedly fired head coach Derek Fisher. Sources told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne Monday morning that Fisher is out as the team’s head coach. The Knicks have fired Derek Fisher, sources told ESPN. — Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) February 8, 2016 Kurt Rambis will reportedly serve as the team’s interim coach. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher blasts Rondo over triangle offense criticism

The New York Knicks need a point guard and may pursue one in free agency, but it seems safe to say that said point guard won’t be Rajon Rondo. Rondo is a point guard who likes the ball in his hands and isn’t known for his 3-point shooting, and he admitted on Friday that the triangle offense probably wouldn’t be a good fit for him. Knicks coach Derek Fisher, who runs the triangle...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Fisher: Knicks missing playoffs wouldn't be a disappointment

The New York Knicks currently find themselves on the outside looking in on the chase for playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, but head coach Derek Fisher insists he wouldn’t view this season as a disappointment should the team fail to reach the postseason. “No. … Disappointment in what? We’re a developing team with a ton of new players,” Fisher said on “The Michael...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes fined for 'violence' comment directed toward Derek Fisher

NEW YORK -- The NBA has fined Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes $35,000 for making ''inappropriate public comments'' condoning violence.The fine was announced Sunday, a day after Memphis beat the Knicks 103-95 in the teams' first meeting since the league suspended Barnes for two games for fighting with New York coach Derek Fisher in October.NBA vice president for basketball operations...
Via Associated Press
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Fisher’s job may not be safe

Despite the improvement of the New York Knicks this season, Derek Fisher may not be on solid ground. According to ESPN.com’s Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst, there have been “rumblings” about Fisher’s position in New York. “I’m going to wave a yellow flag on Derek Fisher, as well,” Windhorst said on ESPN’s Lowe Post podcast, via ProBasketballTalk, while discussing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes won’t talk to Derek Fisher: ‘I don’t talk to snakes’

    The New York Knicks will travel to Memphis to take on the Grizzlies this Saturday, and all eyes will be on Matt Barnes and Derek Fisher. But don’t expect anything to happen — not even a quick “hello” or a head nod. On Thursday, Barnes told the New York Daily News that he will not acknowledge his former teammate and friend. “I don’t talk to snakes,” Barnes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Suspends Matt Barnes Two Games For Derek Fisher Love Triangle Fight

The NBA suspended Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes two games without pay Monday for an altercation with New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher earlier this year, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. Barnes reportedly drove 90 miles to confront Fisher in October, his former teammate with the Los Angeles Lakers, when he learned that Fisher was with Barnes’ estranged...
Via NESN.com
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes opens up about Derek Fisher fight

Memphis Grizzlies guard Matt Barnes was reportedly involved in a physical altercation with New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher on Saturday. Barnes showed up at ex-wife Gloria Govan’s home in Los Angeles and the two got into it. Barnes reportedly punched Fisher and felt betrayed by his former teammate, as the Knicks coach has been dating Govan for several months. The story...
Via The Sports Daily
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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