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Lakers lose, 104-103, to a Charlotte team that shows it wants it more

The Lakers used to have all sorts of problems on their annual trip here, most notably double-digit losses in back-to-back championship seasons when Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant were still in their prime and Derek Fisher would have laughed at questions about being a future NBA coach.

With dreadful Knicks, Derek Fisher remains positive

A straight-faced Derek Fisher addressed a room full of reporters in the Knicks’ interview room at the Garden.

Everything's Working out for New York Knicks to Win from Their Losing

The New York Knicks are in the midst of what could end up as their worst season in franchise history, but as far as their rebuild is concerned, things are actually going quite well. With Phil Jackson, Derek Fisher and Carmelo Anthony...Show More Summary

Lakers' 103-97 overtime loss to Magic a bad news/good news situation

One of the Lakers' finest moments came in this city, Derek Fisher hitting two late three-pointers to help the franchise take a huge step closer to its 15th NBA championship, which officially happened a few days later.

When Amar'e returns to Knicks, team will have to be careful

Derek Fisher acknowledges that the Knicks “have to maybe be the bad guys” with Amar’e Stoudemire once he returns to the lineup.

Derek Fisher tries to hang tough through Knicks' woes

Derek Fisher used to wipe celebratory champagne from his eyes. Now he surely wishes he could close them until mid-April.

Knicks' Anthony out vs. Hornets

New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher said Carmelo Anthony and Jose Calderon will sit out Saturday night against the Charlotte Hornets.

Jose Calderon Injury: Updates on Knicks Star's Knee and Return

New York Knicks point guard Jose Calderon left Friday's game against the Orlando Magic with a knee injury. The Knicks provided details on the injury: ESPN NY's Ian Begley passed along comments from head coach Derek Fisher, who doesn't...Show More Summary

Frank Isola on the Chances Melo, Fisher and Phil Last All 5 Years in New York

New York Knicks President Phil Jackson, head coach Derek Fisher and superstar Carmelo Anthony are all locked into five-year deals with the team. However, with the Knicks organization in disarray, any of the three can bail at any time. Will...Show More Summary

Derek Fisher not talking tanking ahead of Knicks-76ers clash

Derek Fisher doesn’t want to hear theories or suggestions about tanking games to gain better draft position.

NY Knicks' Nightmare Season Makes Assessing Derek Fisher Basically Impossible

When he was hired on June 10 as the New York Knicks' newest head coach, Derek Fisher's prospects in his new role were a complete unknown. Team president Phil Jackson made the decision knowing two certainties, however. One was that players around the league held the former point guard and NBAPA president in a high regard. Show More Summary

Knicks coach Derek Fisher handling skid with poise

Derek Fisher has acknowledged that the Knicks’ NBA-worst record “is on my record,” regardless of Phil Jackson taking the blame.

This Derek Fisher Speech During Last Night’s Game Was Weak (Video)

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

The New York Knicks are in the midst of their longest single-season losing streak in franchise history.  There’s nothing head coach Derek Fisher would like more than to dig his team out of this embarrassing rut, but speeches like the one he gave his team last night during their loss to the Houston Rockets probably […]

Nobody Gives Motivational Speeches Quite Like Knicks Coach Derek Fisher

2 months agoSports : With Leather

You’reprobablyawareofthisbuthere’sareminder—theNewYorkKnicksareverybadatbasketball.Like,historicallybad.Like,theNewYorkTimes doesn’tevenwanttocoverthemanymore,bad.They’resobadthatfansshoweduptoyesterday’sgamewithbrownpaperbagsovertheirheads. They’resobadthatthisspeechfromheadcoachDerekFisheractuallybroughtmetotears…fromlaughing.

New York Knicks Go Full Harlem Globetrotters for Highlight of the Knicks' Season

Derek Fisher may be two losses away from bringing orange slices out at halftime, but some New York Knicks haven't entirely traded in their letterman jackets for JV kits just yet. In a rare moment of inspiration, three Knicks playersShow More Summary

Derek Fisher’s unusual speech doesn’t work as Knicks fans wear bags over heads

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Nothing has worked for Derek Fisher’s Knicks so far this season, so why not try reminding them that their opponents “put their shorts on the same way you put yours on”? That didn’t work, either, but at least it provided a few laughs. New York’s game Thursday against the Rockets was nationally televised, for some reason, […]

Derek Fisher Gives New York Knicks Speech Like They're a Youth Team

Despite the best efforts of rookie head coach Derek Fisher, the New York Knicks have stumbled out to an NBA-worst 5-33 record. Suffice it to say, he's likely running out of ideas for timeouts. In one of the Knicks' first timeouts against...Show More Summary

Derek Fisher is talking to the Knicks like a bad youth team

This is what the Knicks' season has led to. The Knicks are 5-33. That means that with the Knicks playing the Rockets -- a team that's lost four of seven, by the way -- he gave them this speech: Yup, it's the "huge underdog in a movie about youth sports" speech. Show More Summary

Grading Derek Fisher's Job as New York Knicks Head Coach So Far

The New York Knicks are having an abysmal season, but coach Derek Fisher is doing fine work, all things considered. Of course, any conversation about the Knicks and how they're being run right now must start with their record. At 5-32, New York sits dead stinking last in the entire NBA. Show More Summary

Knicks Insider: Scott's cancer battle personal for Fisher

Derek Fisher spoke eloquently of what the late ESPN anchor Stuart Scott, who died of cancer on Sunday at 49, meant to him.

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