DALLAS (CBSLA.com) – Mavs head coach Rick Carlisle announced, Wednesday night after their loss to the Chicago Bulls, that Derek Fisher will sign with the Dallas Mavericks.
The long-time Laker will be entering his 17th season in the NBA.READ MORE: Report: US Rep. Karen Bass To Run For LA Mayor
“We need help at point guard,” Carlisle said. “I found out on the way over here that Collison would be out, and we were fortunate to get (Jared) Cunningham active.READ MORE: On First Day Pfizer's Booster Available For Eligible Adults In LA County, Few Have Turned Up For The Shot
“We feel (Fisher) can help us. It’s not a cure-all to all of our team challenges, but his expertise and experience will help.”MORE NEWS: Man Allegedly Tried To Run Over Members Of A Fairfax Synagogue With His Car Wednesday
Fisher, 38, has won five NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers. Last season, he ended up with the Oklahoma City Thunder where they lost in the NBA Finals to the Miami Heat