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...

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."

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...

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...

Miami Heat return to the NBA Finals

...Jackson said he's been doing some interviews, though wouldn't name those candidates. He's interested in talking to Derek Fisher, who played for him in Los Angeles, after Oklahoma City's season is finished, but ruled out Brian Shaw, his former...

Virginia turns back North Carolina in ACC Tournament

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Derek Fisher had an RBI single in the eighth inning to help Virginia beat North Carolina 3-2 on Friday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference...

Wizards start strong, hold off Heat

...against the NBA players' association for breach of contract can continue, but dismissed most of his claims against Derek Fisher and all of them against a publicist who used to work with the Oklahoma City guard.Hunter contends he had a valid contract...


...Rondo talked with the league for an hour before the Celtics' Thursday afternoon practice.? Veteran point guard Derek Fisher has signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks after passing a physical on Thursday. ? From staff and wire reports

Bench helps Nets down short-handed Bulls

...practices.The union is forming an interim executive committee and an advisory committee, the group's president, Derek Fisher, said in a statement released Friday. An outside attorney is also being hired as players begin moving forward, likely...