Cavaliers, Tristan Thompson agree on deal

...to make the signing official today.Thompson averaged 10.8 rebounds in the playoffs last season. KNICKS: Coach Derek Fisher indicated Wednesday that rookie Kristaps Porzingis will be in the starting lineup on opening night.Porzingis will...

Knicks top Raptors on somber day for franchise

...after he was traded away in 1996.The Knicks honored him with a video tribute during a first-quarter timeout. Coach Derek Fisher recalled Mason as a "gritty" player who was always "determined to get the outcome that he sought."GRIZZLIES 101...

Hawks acquire Tim Hardaway Jr. in draft-night trade with Knicks

...was named to the NBA all-rookie team under his first coach, but he didn't quite mesh last season with new coach Derek Fisher.Budenholzer indicated that Hardaway still has enough talent to help the Hawks on both ends of the floor."I think...

LeBron James' moves shifts balance of power

...road to the Eastern Conference championship may no longer go through Miami. The question is whether it still goes through James."LeBron's still in the East," new Knicks coach Derek Fisher said. "It still makes my job difficult."

Thunder beat Grizzlies 92-89 in OT

...Memphis' lead to 80-75, Jackson hit a 3 and then drove the lane to tie it up at 80 with 30.6 seconds to go.Notes: Derek Fisher played in his 244th career playoff game, tying him with Robert Horry for most postseason appearances in NBA history...

Texas Tech blanks College of Charleston, advances to College World Series

...including four in a decisive seventh inning as they sent eight batters to the plate and scored three runs. Towns, Derek Fisher and Brandon Downes came through with RBI.The Terrapins (40-22) got three hits and an RBI from Brandon Lowe.Game...

Carmelo Anthony will stay with the Knicks

...president Phil Jackson will lock up Anthony and will make him the focal point of the triangle offense that new coach Derek Fisher will run, and the centerpiece of his plan to build the Knicks into a championship contender. Bulls: Landed Los Angeles...

Treat yourself to books

...people of color for profit motives.New York Times best-seller Character Driven: Life, Lessons, and Basketball, by Derek Fisher, is a beautiful read. He's one of the smartest and most intelligent players to have played in the NBA.Taylor Branch's...

Hawks' forward-center Pero Antic breaks his nose

...him more help when the team has cap space next summer.While Anthony believes he will benefit from Jackson and coach Derek Fisher's system, the Knicks' star knows that this current roster can use more talent.LAKERS: Guard Nick Young suffered...

Job coaching Jazz latest stop for ex-Hawks assistant Quin Snyder

...automatic back to the level of the NBA's elite.He is one of nine new coaches this season, one of four ? New York's Derek Fisher, Golden State's Steve Kerr and Cleveland's David Blatt are the others ? to have a head coaching job in the NBA...