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Derek Fisher

N/A | Guard




8.5 ppg, 2.1 rpg, 3.1 apg and 1.1 spg in 25.9 mpg (1206 career games)

Appeared in 24 games with Oklahoma City and averaged 4.1 ppg in 14.4 mpg. Overall with Dallas and Oklahoma City, appeared in 33 games (nine starts) and averaged 5.3 ppg, 1.4 apg and 1.1 rpg in 17.4 mpg
Made 2013 Thunder debut vs. NOH (2/27) and recorded two assists and a steal in 21 minutes of action. Scored in double figures four times for Oklahoma City. Posted a Thunder season-high 17 points (5-7 3FG) vs. San Antonio (4/4). Recorded 10 points (including perfect 2-of-2 shooting from 3-point range) during win over LAL (3/5). One game DNP – Coach’s Decision. One game DND – left foot soreness. The Thunder posted a 17-7 record with Fisher in the lineup. NBA CAREER
2011-12: In 63 games (43 starts) with both Los Angeles Lakers and Oklahoma City averaged 5.6 points, 2.7 assists and 1.9 rebounds in 23.9 minutes. In 20 games with Oklahoma City averaged 4.9 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 20.4 minutes. Oklahoma City was 13-7 after Fisher joined team on 3/21. Tallied 10-plus points twice with Oklahoma City (nine times overall). Dished out five-or-more assists 11 times (once with Oklahoma City).
2010-11: Appeared in 82 games (82 starts), averaging 6.8 points, 1.9 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.21 steals in 28.0 minutes. Scored in double-figures 19 times. Led team in assists eight times and steals 22 times. Ranked among league leaders in 3FG% (35th/.396) and steals (28th/1.21).
2009-10: Appeared in 82 games (82 starts), averaging 7.5 points, 2.1 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.10 steals in 27.2 minutes. Scored in double-figures 26 times. Led team in rebounds once, assists eight times and steals 16 times. Connected on 1,000th career 3-point field goal vs. Charlotte (2/3). Played in 1,000th career regular season game at Utah (2/10) . Scored 9,000th career point at Memphis (2/23).
2008-09: Appeared in 82 games (82 starts), averaging 9.9 points, 2.3 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.16 steals in 29.8 minutes. Ranked among league leaders in steals (32nd/1.16). Scored in double-figures 41 times including two 20- plus point games. Recorded one 10-plus assist game while recording one double-double. Led team in scoring once, in assists 18 times and in steals on 20 occasions. Recorded 1,000th career steal at Golden State (2/18). Totaled 3,000th career assist at Houston (3/11).
2007- 08: In 82 games (82 starts), averaged 11.7 points, 2.1 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.05 steals in 27.4 minutes. Ranked among league leaders in FT% (8th/.883) and 3-point FG% (21st/.406). Scored in double-figures 51 times including seven 20-point games. Led team in scoring four times and in assists on 14 occasions. Scored his 7,000th career point vs. Denver (11/29).
2006-07: Appeared in 82 games (61 starts), averaging 9.5 points, 1.8 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.01 steals in 27.9 minutes. Scored in double-figures 40 times . Scored 20-plus points three times. Led team in scoring three times and in assists on four occasions.
2005-06: Appeared in 82 games (36 starts) for Golden State, averaging a career-best 13.3 points, 2.6 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.52 steals in 31.6 minutes. Ranked 17th in the NBA in steals. Scored 20-plus points 11 times while handing out 10-plus assists five times. Led team in points nine times, rebounds twice, assists 27 times, steals 29 times and blocks once. Posted five double-doubles (points/assists).
2004-05: Appeared in 74 games (32 starts) with Golden State, averaging 11.9 points, 2.9 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.03 steals in 30.0 minutes. Led team in points five times, assists 17 times, rebounds once and steals 15 times. Posted 20-plus points nine times and 10-plus assists once. Placed on injured list (sprained right knee) 12/12, missing seven games before being activated 12/26. Missed eight games overall due to injury.
2003-04: Appeared in 82 games (three starts), averaging 7.1 points, 1.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.26 steals in 21.9 minutes.
2002-03: Averaged 10.5 points, 2.9 rebounds and 3.6 assists in 82 games (82 starts). Ranked among the league leaders in three-point field goal percentage (13th/.401), assists per turnover (8th/3.17) and steals per turnover (11th/0.99). Led the team in assists 14 times. Scored 20-plus points six times.
2001-02: Appeared in 70 games (35 starts), averaging 11.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 28.2 minutes. Finished 3rd on the team in scoring behind O’Neal (27.2 ppg) and Bryant (25.2 ppg). Ranked among league leaders in three-point field goal percentage (18th/.413). One of three players (Ray Allen, Paul Pierce) to convert 7-plus three-pointers in multiple games. Finished 6th in the NBA in 3FGM per game (2.1).
2000-01: Appeared in 20 games (all starts), averaging 11.5 points, 3.0 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 35.5 minutes. Placed on injured list with a stress fracture in his right foot (10/30) and missed the next 62 games.
1999-00: Appeared in 78 games, averaging 6.3 points, 2.8 assists and 1.8 rebounds in 23.1 minutes. Missed the final four regular season games after being placed on the injured list with a bone spur in his right ankle. Ranked 18th in the NBA in assists-to-turnover ratio (2.88-1.00). Led the team in assists on nine occasions.
1998-99: Was one of only two players to appear in all 50 of the team’s games. Averaged 5.9 points, 1.8 rebounds and 3.9 assists. Led or tied for team lead in assists 18 times.
1997-98: Appeared in 82 games (36 starts), averaging 5.8 points, 4.1 assists and 2.4 rebounds in 21.5 minutes . Led the team in assists on 22 occasions.
1996-97: In his rookie campaign, appeared in 80 games (three starts), averaging 3.9 points, 1.5 assists and 1.2 rebounds. Tallied 12 points and five assists in his NBA debut vs. Phoenix (11/1). Played in the Schick Rookie Game (16 points and six assists) during All- Star Weekend in Cleveland. Scored in double figures on eight occasions.

Five-time NBA Champion (2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010). Has appeared in 240 career playoff games (158 starts) and has recorded averages of 8.6 points, 2.3 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.1 steals in 27.3 minutes per game.

2012-13: Appeared in 11 games (0 starts) and averaged 8.7 points, 1.5 rebounds and 0.7 assists in 23.7 minutes. Shot 47.1% from 3-point range (24-51 3FGs). Scored in double figures three times. Scored a Thunder season-high 19 points (4-5 3FGs) in Game 2 vs. MEM. Made 15th career trip to the postseason in the 2013 playoffs.
2011-12: Appered in 20 games averaging 6.3 points, 1.6 rebounds, and 1.3 assists in 22.3 minutes. Scored 10-plus points on six occasions.
2010-11: Appeared in 10 games (all starts) averaging 8.2 points, 3.6 assists, 2.7 rebounds and 32.5 minutes. Scored 10-plus points three times.
2009-10: Appeared in 23 playoff games (23 starts), averaging 10.3 points, 2.5 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.22 steals. Posted double-figures in the playoffs 12 times including two 20-plus point games.
2008-09: In 22 playoff games (22 starts), averaged 8.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 28.9 minutes.
2007- 08: In 21 playoff games (21 starts), averaged 10.2 points, 2.2 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.05 steals in 31.6 minutes. Totaled a playoff career high six steals vs. Utah (5/4).
2006-07: In 16 postseason games (14 starts), averaged 9.5 points, 1.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.00 steals in 27.8 minutes.
2003-04: Appeared in all 22 playoff games for Lakers, making fourth career trip to NBA Finals . During the postseason, averaged 7.5 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 23.0 minutes. Authored one of most memorable moments of 2004 NBA Playoffs when he received inbounds pass with 0.4 seconds remaining and connected on game- winning 16-footer in Game 5 of Conference Semifinals at San Antonio (5/13).
2002-03: Appeared in 12 playoff games (12 starts), averaging 12.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 35.3 minutes. Shot a postseason career-high .617 percent from behind the arc (29-47).
2001-02: Started each of the Lakers 19 postseason games, averaging 10.2 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.00 steals.
2000-01: Appeared in all 16 of the Lakers playoff games, averaging 13.4 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 36.0 minutes.
1999- 00: Appeared in 21 postseason contests (all as a reserve) and averaged 4.7 points and 2.0 assists.
1998-99: Started each of the Lakers eight postseason games, averaging 9.8 points and 4.9 assists.
1997- 98: Appeared in 13 postseason games, averaging 6.0 points and 3.8 assists in 21.4 minutes.
1996-97: Appeared in six playoff games averaging 1.3 points and 1.0 assists in 5.7 minutes.

Concluded collegiate career at Arkansas-Little Rock ranked second among all-time Trojan leaders in points (1,393), assists (472) and steals (189). Averaged 12.4 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 112 career outings. Increased his production in both assists and rebounds in each of his four seasons at UALR, as well as leading the team in assists and steals in all four years. Established a school record for free throws made in a career (399) and ranked third among all- time UALR leaders in three-point field goals made (125). Earned Sunbelt Conference Player of the Year honors as a senior (1995-96), averaging 14.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and 5.1 assists. Averaged a career-high 17.1 points during his junior campaign.

Full name is Derek Lamar Fisher. Born in Little Rock, Arkansas. Has one brother (Duane Washington) and one sister (DeAndra). Brother Duane played briefly in the NBA with New Jersey (15 games in 1987-88) and the LA Clippers (four games in 1992- 93). Communications major at Arkansas-Little Rock. Worked in an accounting firm during both his sophomore and junior seasons in college. Received the NBA Community Assist Award for April, 2005, after making a $700,000 donation to his alma mater for an auxiliary gym at the Stephens Center and to establish Fisher Fellows, a mentoring program for neighborhood middle school students. Additionally, a portion of the donation is earmarked to help build an auxiliary gymnasium named Fisher Gym. After their family’s experiences with retinoblastoma, Derek and his wife are planning to create an organization to raise awareness about this tragic form of cancer, and to fight the disease. He and his wife are the proud parents of four children.

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