Derek Fisher: “Let the Hunt for Six Begin…”

July 12th, 2010 by Paul Peszko Leave a reply »

He’s back, Laker fans!  Derek Fisher is back!  Not for one, not for two, but almost unbelievably for three years.

And all of Los Angeles just drew a collective sigh of relief.

Sorry if any of you missed Fisher’s hour-long, nationwide telecast to announce his decision.  Oh, yeah, that’s right, there wasn’t one.

I guess the reason for that is Fisher exemplifies the character of a true champion rather than a narcissistic wannabe.

The other point is that Fisher probably agrees with Michael Jordan, who, over the weekend settled the Kobe Bryant-Lebron James debate.  At his basketball camp, Jordan was asked who was better James or Bryant.  Jordan simply and accurately replied: “Kobe is.”

"I have decided to continue with Kobe, continue with our teammates and the fans of Los Angeles," Fisher said in a statement. "While this may not be the most lucrative contract I've been offered this off-season, it is the most valuable. I am confident I will ...

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