DALLAS (AP) — Mavericks point guard Derek Fisher left Dallas’ game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night with a strained right knee.
Fisher had his shot blocked by Evan Turner and went down to the floor holding his knee after he landed. He walked slowly to locker room with 6:50 left in the first quarter.READ MORE: Andrew Marnell Of Beverly Grove Pleads Guilty To Taking Out $9 Million In COVID Relief Loans For Gambling Trips To Vegas, Luxury Purchases
The team said Fisher’s return to the game is doubtful.READ MORE: Chey Smart Of Costa Mesa Arrested After Drone Carrying Drugs Lands At Theo Lacy Jail In Orange
Dallas coach Rick Carlisle told reporters before the game that Fisher wasn’t going to play because of the flu, but the 17th year veteran started before his early exit.MORE NEWS: California Recall Could Boost Newsom's Clout For 2022
Fisher signed as a free agent with the Mavericks on Nov. 29. The 17th-year guard came in averaging 9.4 points and 3.9 assists in eight games this season.