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Derek Fisher thanks Knicks in statement

Derek Fisher posted a statement on Twitter Tuesday to thank the New York Knicks organization for giving him a chance to coach the team. pic.twitter.com/WOSV5L8FJY — DerekFisher (@derekfisher) February 10, 2016   Fisher was fired on Monday in the middle of his second season as head coach of the Knicks. The team went 17-65 in his first season and had shown improvement this...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch Andre Drummond beat the buzzer and hit the longest shot in eight years

There must be something with the baskets at the Palace of Auburn Hills this season. Back in December, Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes hit a game-winner from half-court:A few months later, Detroit Pistons All-Star center Andre Drummond one-upped Barnes in the distance department, knocking down a three-quarters-court shot (71 feet, to be exact) to beat the third-quarter buzzer...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Matt Barnes respond to Derek Fisher firing with slick Instagram photo?

Derek Fisher was fired by the New York Knicks on Monday, and perhaps nobody was happier about the news than Matt Barnes. Barnes infamously fought Fisher during training camp because he was upset about his estranged wife dating the coach. But with Fisher getting fired, Barnes, a forward on the Memphis Grizzlies decided to respond with an Instagram photo: A photo posted by matt_barnes9...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes' Instagram reply after Fisher firing is absolutely perfect

Matt Barnes does not like Derek Fisher. He hates the guy. Badly. So when news broke Monday morning that the New York Knicks fired Fisher as their head coach, everyone couldn't wait to see how Barnes would react. Would he post a video of himself laughing uncontrollably in his living room? Would there be an unnecessarily long Facebook post or extended tweet that, in excruciating detail...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Arenas shares account of Barnes-Fisher issue

The fight between Matt Barnes and Derek Fisher has been back in the news the past week, and now Gilbert Arenas has weighed in on it. Barnes got into a fight with Fisher in October at the home Barnes used to share with estranged wife Gloria Govan, who is now dating Fisher. Barnes claimed he did not like the way the Knicks head coach was interacting with Barnes’ children. Barnes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes gets $35K fine for ‘inappropriate public comments’

Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes continues to take L’s for his incident with Knicks head coach Derek Fisher in October. On Sunday, the NBA announced that Barnes has been fined $35,000 for “inappropriate public comments that are detrimental to the best interests of the NBA,” per Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports. The fine stems from comments Barnes made to reporters on Saturday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes fined for latest comments about Derek Fisher

By all accounts, Matt Barnes got the best of Derek Fisher when the two traded blows in October, but the altercation continues to cause damage to Barnes’ wallet. The Grizzles’ forward has been fined $35,000 by the NBA, reportedly for comments made after Memphis played Fisher’s Knicks on Saturday. Grizzlies F Matt Barnes has been fined $35K for inappropriate public comments...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes nails game-winning half-court shot

The Detroit Pistons suffered one of the worst losses of the Stan Van Gundy era this far on Wednesday night, and they have themselves and Matt Barnes to blame. Detroit had plenty of chances to seal the game in the waning seconds, including multiple looks at the rim, but could not convert. Barnes made them pay. He hauled in a rebound with five seconds remaining in the game, and put...
Via The Sports Daily
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Matt Barnes sank a half court game winner to beat the Pistons

The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Detroit Pistons 93-92 on a half-court buzzer beater by Matt Barnes, who finally did something on the court worth writing about beyond fighting Derek Fisher and being weirdly obsessed with Rihanna. Video via the Grizzlies: Here’s the thing with Barnes’ shot, and a half court game winner is always a fantastic site… but if you’re going to...
Via The Comeback
December 09, 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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