Lakers vs. Celtics, Game 3: Los Angeles’ Derek Fisher Is The Man

June 9th, 2010 by Hardcourt Mayhem Leave a reply »
Everybody often overlooks Los Angeles Lakers' point guard Derek Fisher. Some criticize him, saying he is too old to play as a starting point guard with the team.

I hate it.

I hate the fact that some Lakers fans don't like him sometimes. That's just horrible. Fisher is probably one of my favorite players in the game. Why? Because he was never selfish or cocky. He didn't care about his stats. He didn't care if he was a starter or not.

Fisher went through the tough times, too. It didn't go so well when he played with the Golden State Warriors and the Utah Jazz. His situation with the Utah Jazz was probably the worse due to his daughter's illness. Fisher had to miss some of the NBA Playoffs that year and take care of his daughter. That shows how important of a man he is towards his family. He didn't care about losing $8M and owing the Jazz about $20M in his tenures with those others teams other than the Lakers.

Fisher is a big fan of God, too, and it is nice to see a guy talk about faith and everything. Fisher is just a very nice man in real life and was able to do some very important stuff in his NBA career. And that is ...

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