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Fisher, Thunder Cruise Past Lakers

Russell Westbrook scored 36 points, Kevin Durant added 21 and the West-leading Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 102-93 Thursday night for their fifth consecutive victory in the matchup of division leaders.


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Fisher Returns To Staples For 1st Time Since Traded To Oklahoma City

The Oklahoma City Thunder are the team to beat in the Western Conference, but Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers are showing they may have another run in them – provided they stay focused.


NBA Finals Game 5: Los Angeles Lakers v Boston Celtics

Report: Kobe Wants To Bring Odom, Fisher Back To L.A

The Lakers just aren’t who they used to be. After consecutive titles followed by a dispiriting sweep in last year’s Finals, the Lakers have moved on dramatically as an organization.


Los Angeles Clippers v Oklahoma City Thunder

Thunder Dominate Clippers In Fisher’s OKC Debut

Kevin Durant had 32 points and nine rebounds, Russell Westbrook added 19 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder shut down Blake Griffin and beat the Los Angeles Clippers 114-91 on Wednesday night.


Derek Fisher #37 of the Oklahoma City Thunder controls the ball against the Los Angeles Clippers on March 21, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Fisher Makes His OKC Debut Against Clippers

Former Los Angeles Laker Derek Fisher is set to finalize a new deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to reports.


NBA Lockout Begins After Labor Talks Fail

Report: Derek Fisher Becomes Free Agent After Buyout From Rockets

Derek Fisher has reached a buyout agreement with the Houston Rockets and is expected to become a free agent once he clears waivers, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.


NBA Lockout Begins After Labor Talks Fail

Rockets Expected To Buy Out Fisher’s Contract

According to, the Houston Rockets plan to buy out the contract of Derek Fisher, making him a free agent. Fisher was traded by the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday for Houston’s Jordan Hill.


Los Angeles Lakers v Boston Celtics

Lakers Trade Fisher To Houston For Jordan Hill; Get Sessions, Eyenaga From Cleveland

The Los Angeles Lakers have shipped out veteran point guard Derek Fisher to the Houston Rockets along with first-round pick–via Dallas for power forward Jordan Hill.

In a separate deal, the Lakers have acquired point guard Ramon Sessions and Christian Eyenga of the Cleveland Cavaliers for Luke Walton, Jason Kapono and 2012 first-round draft pick(lottery protected).


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Report: Lakers Questioning Mike Brown’s Coaching Tactics

The Lakers’ loss to the lowly Wizards isn’t causing panic. But it’s definitely got the Nation of Lakerland in an uproar, inside and out. The Lakers’ inability to win on the road where they are now 6-14 on the season is a huge black mark on their championship-caliber record.


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Fisher’s Late Jumper Spoils Odom’s Return To LA

Derek Fisher’s 3-pointer with just over three seconds left lifted the Los Angeles Lakers to a 73-70 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night at the Staples Center.


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Fisher Happy To Be At Work For Lakers, Not Union

Derek Fisher works his way around the perimeter, hoisting jumpers in a solitary shooting drill at the Los Angeles Lakers’ quiet training complex.


Los Angeles Clippers v Los Angeles Lakers

Fisher, Griffin To Play In $5,000-Per-Seat ‘Obama Classic’ Fundraiser

Two of the Southland’s most popular NBA players are taking their game to the Beltway — for one night at least.


NBA Lockout Begins After Labor Talks Fail

NBA Talks Continue In New York

NBA owners and players are meeting again Thursday, hoping to reach a deal to end the lockout and very aware of the consequences if they fail.


NBA And Player's Association Meet To Negotiate CBA

NBA Union: No Deal; No Fear Of Ultimatum, Either

NBA players made it clear Tuesday: No deal. No fear of Commissioner David Stern’s ultimatum, either.


NBA Lockout Begins After Labor Talks Fail

Derek Fisher Denies Rift In Union Leadership

Derek Fisher denied a rift in union leadership in a letter to NBA players Monday, telling them there have been “no side agreements, no side negotiations or anything close” with league officials.