Derek Fisher Profile: Information, Highlights and Stats with the Lakers
Lakers players: Derek Fisher basketball profile with complete information including full name, position, height, weight, years as a Laker, career stats, NBA titles won and more.
Derek Fisher Profile
* Stats updated on Dec 6, 2023 *
Derek Fisher in Lakers History - Timeline
Derek Fisher Highlights
NBA Championships Details:
1999-00 with Los Angeles Lakers
2000-01 with Los Angeles Lakers
2001-02 with Los Angeles Lakers
2008-09 with Los Angeles Lakers
2009-10 with Los Angeles Lakers
- Derek Fisher's numbers don't reflect what he means for the Lakers, a reliable shooter and an experienced and tough defender on the court and a big presence in the locker room. He's second to Kobe Bryant in 3-points made in playoffs in Lakers history.
- Derek Fisher and Kobe Bryant were the only members of the Laker Three-peat of 2000, 2001 and 2002 that were with the team in the 2009 and 2010 Championships.
- After years at the shadow of Kobe and Shaq, and as a member of a team that also included Gary Payton and Karl Malone, Fisher's moment of glory arrived in the Western Conference semifinals of the 2004 Playoffs. Playing against the Spurs and with the series tied at 2, the Lakers fell to 73-72 with an improbable 18-foot shot by Tim Duncan that left the Lakers 0.4 of a second to attempt a final shot. After three consecutive time-outs Payton inbounded the ball to Fisher for a catch-and-shoot that went in. The "0.4 shot" immediately became a Playoff classic.
- His clutch plays in game 4 of the 2009 NBA Finals against Orlando will be always remembered among the top moments in Lakers history. Despite missing his five 3-points attempts in the game, he didn't doubt to take the three that sent the game to overtime and then late in the extra time made another three to put the Lakers ahead for good. L.A. took a 3-1 lead in the championship series.
- Playing for the Jazz in 2006-07, Fisher became the team leader in their playoff run that took them to the Western Conference Finals.
- The Utah Jazz released from his contract after the 2006-07 season to allow him to live in city with appropriate medical care for his daughter that was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, a rare form of eye cancer.
- In 2012 and after acquiring Ramon Session in a mid-season trade, the Lakers made a move nobody saw coming and traded Fisher (and a first-round pick they received from Dallas in the Odom trade) to the Rockets in exchange for Jordan Hill. Eventually he was bought out by Houston and signed with the Thunder for the rest of the season.
Even though Fisher's best years were clearly in the past he was still a positive leader, a big presence in the locker-room, he could still make the right play in the right moment and had Kobe Bryant's respect. This was a cold-blooded move that didn't allow the 37-year old legend to retire as a Laker.
- D-Fish came into the league with Kobe and played in L.A. 13 years in his two stints with the franchise. He was a key member of the team in the 5 championships and leaves behind some unforgettable clutch shots and playoff moments like the 0.4 shot against the Spurs, the clutch three pointers against the Magic in the 2009 Finals or his fourth quarter performance in game 3 of the 2011 Finals against the Celtics.
Derek Fisher Career Stats
Season by season statistics including his numbers with the Lakers.
* Stats updated on Dec 6, 2023 *
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