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Watch Derek Fisher employ Lakers theme in ‘Dancing with the Stars’ debut

Now that Derek Fisher is no longer employed by an NBA team, he has the time to participate in some extracurricular activities and do things he’s always wanted to do.That appears to be shooting his shot at “Dancing with the Stars.”The 43-year-old, who previously served as the head coach of the Knicks, teamed up with Sharna Burgess for a salsa dancing routine in his “DWTS” debut this...
Via The Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derek Fisher's ‘DWTS’ debut was roundball-inspired corniness

Derek Fisher became the latest athlete to test out their dance floor chops as a contestant on “Dancing with the Stars.” While Fisher’s debut performance on the long-running dance competition’s 25th season wasn’t a godawful train wreck, it was somewhat cringe-worthy in its corniness.Fisher, 43, a five-time NBA champion and former head coach of the New York Knicks, showcased his basketball...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
26 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Weekend Awards: Who will win the Billy Joel Trophy?

We are two games into the Finals, and the Warriors are thinking sweep. Of course they were also thinking sweep a year ago, and they proceeded to lose the next game by 30. So the series isn't over yet! (It is probably over.) The Warriors may sweep the series, and they may even sweep the postseason awards, but the Yardbarker Weekend Awards are a more egalitarian pursuit. Let's see...
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June 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher arrested on suspicion of DUI after car crash

Former NBA player and coach Derek Fisher was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence after he crashed his car on the freeway in Sherman Oaks, Calif., early Sunday morning.The San Bernardino Sun is reporting that Fisher was riding with one passenger, Gloria Govan, in his 2015 Cadillac at around 3 a.m. when his vehicle overturned. Fortunately, neither he nor Govan...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher denies NBA comeback attempt

For a second there it looked like former NBA point guard Derek Fisher wanted to leave the land of coaching and return to the floor as a player. He’s having none of it. The drama started when Fisher posted a video to Facebook in which he works out and it came equipped with a hastag that said “I’m not done yet.” Seems easy enough to make the connection, right? Maybe not. Per...
Via The Sports Daily
August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Fisher interested in returning to NBA as player

Derek Fisher wants to be back in the NBA — but not necessarily as a coach. According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, Fisher has been exploring his options and is interested in returning to the NBA as a player. On Tuesday night, the former Knicks coach posted a workout video to Facebook with the hashtag #Imnotdoneyet. Fisher, soon to be 42, would be the oldest player in the NBA if he actually...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 03, 2016  |  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, league...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 08, 2016  |  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 Kay Show...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 03, 2016  |  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 potential coaching...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 15, 2016  |  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 has...
Via The Sports Daily
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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