Pivot Points: Where Does Derek Fisher Stand In L.A. Lakers’ History?

November 12th, 2009 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
Derek Fisher has been responsible for more than a few moments that will be forever etched in Los Angeles Laker history.

Who can forget his magical playoff run of 2001, where after coming off an injury he shot 76 percent from three point range and seemed as if he couldn't miss?

What about his impossible shot in San Antonio that demoralized the Spurs and came with .04 seconds reading on the clock, that shot won the game and eventually helped clinch a tight series for the Lakers.

More recently his big three at the end of regulation in game four of the 2009 NBA finals that sent the game to overtime, where he hit another big three that sealed the game and proved to be the difference in the Lakers' championship that year.

For sure Fisher has carved out a spot in the heart of every Laker fan around the world, but where does that place him in the long stable of great Los Angeles guards?

His career scoring average is only 9.1 points per game which is not very impressive and his highest scoring average was only 13.3 points per game and that came when he was a guard for the Golden State Warriors.

His spot up jumper has be ...

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