Former NBA Champion
Career Highlights: Best known for his leadership, toughness, and clutch playmaking, Derek Fisher enjoyed an impressive 18-year NBA career where he won five NBA Championships with the Los Angeles Lakers. Drafted 24th overall in the 1996 by the Lakers, Fisher spent his first eight seasons with the team (1996-2004) before joining the Golden State Warriors for three seasons (2004-06). He was traded to the Utah Jazz (2006-07), before re-signing with the Lakers (2007-12), and finishing his career with the Oklahoma Thunder (2012), Dallas Mavericks (2012), then back to the Thunder (2013-14). Fisher played in eight NBA Finals and scored 10,713 points (8.3 points per game), 3,804 assists and 2,658 rebounds in his career. Fisher shot at least 40 percent from the 3-point line four times and 90 percent from the free throw line three times. At the time of his retirement, Fisher held NBA career playoff records of 259 games played and 161 games won. After retiring, Fisher was hired by Phil Jackson to become the Head Coach of the New York Knicks in 2014. He spent a year and a half with the team.