Top 5 Clutch Moments in Derek Fisher's Career
I guess it is safe to that Derek Fisher will be retiring from the game of basketball. Fisher is now the head coach of the New York Knicks, and he is looking to make an impact in the coaching ranks in the same way he did as a player. As a player Fisher was never regarded as an All-Star, but he is one of the best role players to ever play the game. From timely three-point shots to timely defensive plays, here are Fisher's five best clutch moments.
5. Remember Me
Fisher was in his second stint as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers during this stretch of his career. Ironically this highlight came against his former team the Utah Jazz. Fisher played a huge role for the Jazz while he played for them, but on this play he showed why they missed him.
4. Derek Fisher's Sends the Dallas Mavericks Home
This is Derek Fisher doing what he does best by hitting big shots when the game is on the line.
3. Derek Fisher Uses the Luck of the Irish
In Game 3 of the 2010 NBA Finals, the Lakers needed a spark to put them in position to win the game. Fisher did just that with a huge play three-point play in the fourth quarter, which eventually propelled the Lakers to victory.
2. Do you believe in Magic?
In Game 3 of the 2009 NBA Finals, Derek Fisher delivered in crunch time once again.
1. The game isn't over until the clock says zero
Many thought that Tim Duncan hit the game-winning shot in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. With 0.04 left on the clock, Derek Fisher hit the game-winning shot to put the Lakers up 3-2, in a series the Lakers eventually ended up winning to go to represent the Western Conference in the NBA Finals.