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NINE years ago, nine NBA players flew to the country and delivered a show like no other.Headlined by Kobe Bryant, the collection of stars figured in a two-game exhibition series called Smart Ultimate All-Star Weekend in front of a ...
Aug 4, 2020
LOS ANGELES - Former NBA player and coach Derek Fisher has been hired to coach the WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.The Sparks announced the move on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), five says after longtime WNBA coach Brian Agler resigned.Fisher helped the ...
Dec 6, 2018
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LOS ANGELES - Derek Fisher was arrested on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) on suspicion of drunken driving after the former NBA player and coach flipped his vehicle on a California freeway.Fisher and his passenger, girlfriend and former "Basketball Wives" reality star Gloria ...
Jun 5, 2017
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BURGLARS have broken into the home of former NBA player and coach Derek Fisher on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) in Los Angeles and stole $300,000 worth of jewelry that included his five NBA championship rings.TMZ reported that among the missing ...
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Feb 1, 2017
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DEREK Fisher finally opened up about his short, inglorious stint as coach of the New York Knicks almost a year after he got dismissed, believing the team did so much more with a lot less during his time in charge."We were ...
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Jan 31, 2017
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NEW YORK - A person with knowledge of the details says the New York Knicks have interviewed former Cleveland coach David Blatt for their head coaching position.Knicks president of Basketball Operations Phil Jackson met with Blatt this week, the person told The ...
Apr 28, 2016
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NEW YORK (AP) - Derek Fisher says his altercation with forward Matt Barnes had nothing to do with his firing as New York Knicks coach.Fisher wrote Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in a first-person piece in Sports Illustrated's The Cauldron ...
Mar 11, 2016
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NEW YORK - John Wall had 28 points and 17 assists, Bradley Beal scored 26, and the Washington Wizards beat New York, 111-108, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) in the Knicks' first game under Kurt Rambis.Wall made four free ...
Feb 10, 2016
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NEW York did get the win over Los Angeles and spoiled what could have been Kobe Bryant's final game at madison Square Garden, but the Lakers star dissed the offense the Knicks were running.A multiple champion in with the Lakers ...
Nov 10, 2015
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MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The NBA is investigating the incident between Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes and Knicks coach and former teammate Derek Fisher, a situation Barnes said is "personal matter" involving someone who was a good friend at one point."Life happens, and being ...
Oct 9, 2015
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NEW YORK - Knicks coach Derek Fisher was involved in an altercation with Memphis Grizzlies forward and former teammate Matt Barnes in California on Saturday, a person with knowledge of the details said.The New York Post, citing an anonymous source, reported on ...
Oct 8, 2015
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WEST POINT, New York - The longer Carmelo Anthony plays, the further he's gotten from a championship.A player who had never missed the postseason in his first 10 seasons has been on two straight losing teams, and these New York ...
Oct 1, 2015
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GREENBURGH, New York - Phil Jackson plans to spend more time around his New York Knicks coaching staff this season at the request of coach Derek Fisher.Jackson said on Friday that he wanted to give Fisher his space last season in their ...
Sep 26, 2015
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KOBE Bryant named two of his favorite teammates of all time and Shaquille O'Neal is definitely not on the list.According to KobeTeam.com, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar mentioned Derek Fisher and Pau Gasol as his two favorite teammates ...
Jul 15, 2015
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GREENBURGH, N.Y. - The New York Knicks were midway through a miserable season when Phil Jackson received a text that started shaping their future.A team official watching a game in Spain delivered a report Jackson couldn't ignore."I just ...
Jun 27, 2015
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LOS ANGELES - Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Andrea Bargnani added 16 and the New York Knicks snapped their five-game losing streak with just their fifth road victory of the season, 101-94 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night ( ...
Mar 13, 2015
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NEW YORK - Phil Jackson offered a mea culpa for the New York Knicks' awful first half of the season but said he's doing what's best for the franchise's future.Days after trading away two of ...
Jan 11, 2015
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MILWAUKEE - Ersan Ilyasova had 20 points, and the rebuilding Milwaukee Bucks climbed above .500 for the first time in more than a year by fending off the New York Knicks for a 117-113 victory Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).Zaza Pachulia ...
Nov 19, 2014
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MINNEAPOLIS - For decades, they have been the NBA's anonymous grinders courtside, "the substance that fills the cracks," as Ron Adams likes to say.Adams is one of the most respected assistant coaches in the league, and over the last few ...
Oct 18, 2014
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OAKLAND, California - Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers made an impromptu visit to Steve Kerr's office last week and couldn't stop staring at the walls.The new coach and his staff had diagramed plays and philosophical points ...
Oct 1, 2014
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