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Derek Fisher

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9, 1974
Little Rock, AR
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9, 1974 (age 46)
Little Rock, AR


NBA guard mostly for the Los Angeles Lakers who hit one of the most famous shots in NBA playoff history with 0.4 seconds left on the game clock to lift the Lakers over the San Antonio Spurs in game 5 of the 2004 Western Conference Semifinals. He served as head coach of the New York Knicks from 2014 to 2016.

Before Fame

After seeing his half brother go down because of cocaine addiction, he vowed never to use drugs.


He won 5 NBA Championships as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Family Life

He had four children with Candace Patton, whom he was married to from 2005 until 2015. In April 2018, he got engaged to Gloria Govan.

Associated With

He played alongside Kobe Bryant for a number of years in Los Angeles.