7:23 AM EST, Mon January 26, 2015

Fantasy Update

22 hours ago
Jose Calderon's (knee) status for Monday's game against Sacramento is uncertain at this point according to coach Derek Fisher.
Newsday Jan 24, 2015

Win streak ends for hard-working Knicks who fall to Hornets

Derek Fisher believes the Knicks are better off with the roster they have now, and feels comfortable putting the ball in the hands of guys on 10-day contracts and trusting them to make plays.
New York Post Jan 24, 2015

Derek Fisher shocked how hard it is to motivate Knicks

Rookie coach Derek Fisher perhaps finally has realized it’s his job to motivate the Knicks. As the club struggled through 10-game and 16-game losing streaks, the Knicks, now on a...

Tanking? Fisher just focused on Sixers

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Anyone who pays attention to the NBA assumes that the New York Knicks are tanking. Just don't ask Derek Fisher to talk about it. "You're asking the wrong person about that," Fisher politely said after practice on Tuesday. "Maybe if you talk to [Knicks president Phil Jackson or GM Steve Mills] you can ask them. But there's no interest in thinking about which pick we might get based on the way the ping pong bounces when we play Philadelphia [Wednesday] night.
New York Daily News Jan 20, 2015
Derek Fisher not talking tanking ahead of Knicks-76ers clash

Derek Fisher not talking tanking ahead of Knicks-76ers clash

Derek Fisher doesn’t want to hear theories or suggestions about tanking games to gain better draft position.
Newsday Jan 20, 2015

'Tanking' is not in Derek Fisher's basketball vocabulary

Derek Fisher doesn't believe in or agree with the idea of tanking, and said he's not concerned with what putting some wins together might do for the Knicks' draft position.
New York Post Jan 20, 2015

Knicks rewind: What Amar’e must do to avoid getting benched

As Derek Fisher tries to make something out of the season’s second half, it’s clear Amar’e Stoudemire’s minutes are not guaranteed. When he’s rolling and looking like he did in...
New York Post Jan 19, 2015

Fisher raves about 2 Knicks newcomers, wants more tryouts

Knicks coach Derek Fisher said he was using Monday’s game to make a final decision on whether to sign forwards Lou Amundson and Lance Thomas to second 10-day contracts. They...

Fisher's sixth win ends 38-day drought

NEW YORK -- Derek Fisher will always remember his first career victory as a head coach. But the rookie coach might also look back fondly on his sixth career win. That’s because Fisher’s sixth win snapped a 16-game losing slide. The Knicks’ 99-92 win over the New Orleans Pelicans at Madison Square Garden was something Fisher and his players haven’t experienced in a long time. In fact, they had gone 38 days between victories, their previous win coming on Dec.
New York Post Jan 16, 2015

How it went so wrong, so fast for Derek Fisher in Year 1

LONDON – It sounded like a perfect setup when he got hired in June. Derek Fisher, consummate leader as a player, would take the reins with legend Phil Jackson as his...
New York Daily News Jan 11, 2015
Knicks coach Derek Fisher handling skid with poise

Knicks coach Derek Fisher handling skid with poise

Derek Fisher has acknowledged that the Knicks’ NBA-worst record “is on my record,” regardless of Phil Jackson taking the blame.

Phil Jackson on Fish, deals and playoffs

Some New York Knicks fans have wondered whether Derek Fisher is the right coach for the club in the wake of its 5-35 start. Knicks president Phil Jackson said on Saturday that blaming Fisher for the Knicks’ struggles, though, is misguided. “I’m very proud of the way Derek has held himself together during this,” Jackson said. “It’s not easy to go through what he’s gone through. ... He hasn’t lost his temper and that I think is very much a part of who he is.

Fisher: Triangle lacks cred among players

NEW YORK -- The triangle offense may have a credibility problem with younger players in the NBA. At least, that's what New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher thinks. “There was obviously a credibility that Phil [Jackson] and his staff walked in the door with,” said Fisher, who played nine seasons and won five titles while running the triangle under Jackson with the Los Angeles Lakers. “We were all intrigued and wanted to figure out: ‘OK, they won championships doing this, we want to figure out how to win championships doing this within this format.
New York Post Jan 9, 2015
Fisher: Jackson’s ‘credibility’ hurting triangle adjustment

Fisher: Jackson’s ‘credibility’ hurting triangle adjustment

Knicks coach Derek Fisher said he has extra challenges in getting his current young players to believe the triangle offense wins titles because team president Phil Jackson has been out...
Newsday Jan 8, 2015

Derek Fisher figures he'll learn from all this

In his first time on the bench, Derek Fisher hasn't distinguished himself as a young coach on the rise. But his confidence hasn't wavered and he believes this turbulent season will help him become a better coach.
New York Post Jan 6, 2015
West‘s elite vouch for Derek Fisher’s tough-times credentials

West‘s elite vouch for Derek Fisher’s tough-times credentials

OAKLAND, Calif. – Kevin Durant knows tough times. But as tough as the Knicks and coach Derek Fisher are going through? The Thunder’s reigning NBA MVP never discusses basketball with...

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