- Name: Derek Fisher
- Age: 44 years old
- Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
- Occupation: Basketball Player
- Net Worth: US $40 Million
- Status: Alive
Derek Fisher is a basketball coach and former NBA player. He played 18 seasons, won five NBA championships and holds the record for most games played in the playoffs. He made his coaching debut with the New York Knicks in the 2014-2015 season. Derek Lamar Fisher was born on August 9, 1974 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He attended Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School followed by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He led the Arkansas team in steals and assists and was honored with the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year Award during his senior year.
Fisher was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers with the 24th overall pick in the 1996 NBA draft. He played as the team’s point guard alongside Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal. Fisher won three consecutive NBA championships for years 2000-2002. His famous 0.4 seconds jump-shot in the 2004 Western Conference Semifinals became one of the greatest playoff moment of all time. Fisher played two seasons with the Golden State Warriors and one season with the Utah Jazz before returning to the Lakers in 2007. He won his fourth and fifth championships in 2009 & 2010 respectively. He retired as a player after the 2013-2014 season with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Fisher signed a five-year $25 million contract as head coach of the New York Knicks on June 10, 2014. He was fired on February 8, 2016 after a 40-96 loosing record. Kurt Rambis was appointed as interim head coach of the Knicks for the remainder of the season.
Fisher began his career as a broadcaster in spring 2016. He’s served as an analyst on programs like TNT’s Inside the NBA, Spectrum SportsNet and on NBA TV. He was named as a contestant on season 25 of Dancing with the Stars. His professional dance partner is Australian ballroom dancer Sharna Burgess. The show is set to premier on September 18, 2017.
Derek Fisher is 6ft 1in tall. His net worth is around $40 million. He married “Candace Patton” in 2005 and they have four children; Tatum, Drew, Marshall and Chloe. The couple divorced in May 2016 and Fisher was ordered to pay $1.3 million per year in spousal support. He will also pay $180 thousand annually in child support. Fisher is currently dating reality star, Gloria Govan.
Derek Fisher Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Derek Lamar Fisher
- Birthday: August 9, 1974
- How Old : Age: 44 years old
- Place of Birth: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
- Occupation: Professional Basketball Player, Coach
- Years Active: Player:1996-2014, Coach:2014-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $40 Million
- Marriage(s): Candace Patton
- Death-O-Meter: Alive