Derek Fisher

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Derek Fisher said : “Last year we were doing it on the fly and we’d like to think we still did a damn good job, having an opportunity to be in the WNBA semifinals,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “To have this level of communication that sometimes you skip when you’re getting straight to learning offense and defense and basketball principles,” “You don’t always get to spend this kind of time doing that” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We believe we have a team that compete with anybody and we want the opportunity to live that out on the court,” “But we also take in the situation with COVID-19 – a member of our team has experience with this virus – and we’re not losing site of what’s really important: the health of our loved ones and us individually” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:42:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Last year we were doing it on the fly and we’d like to think we still did a damn good job, having an opportunity to be in the WNBA semifinals,” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “To have this level of communication that sometimes you skip when you’re getting straight to learning offense and defense and basketball principles,” “You don’t always get to spend this kind of time doing that” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We believe we have a team that compete with anybody and we want the opportunity to live that out on the court,” “But we also take in the situation with COVID-19 – a member of our team has experience with this virus – and we’re not losing site of what’s really important: the health of our loved ones and us individually” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 7, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “For all of our players, we’re trying to do the best we can one day at a time in terms of communication,” External link

forbes Friday, April 10, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I don’t think there was a physical missing piece,” “I think the missing piece was just time. Time to build the level of trust, connectivity, and chemistry that you need in order to win at the highest level” External link

forbes Friday, April 10, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “The biggest piece of the puzzle is the mental aspect of preparing for a season, and that has been majorly disrupted,” “It’s not just workouts but mentally, emotionally, and psychologically helping everyone to work through different experience and its been a tough year to start for a number of reasons” External link

forbes Friday, April 10, 2020 1:12:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Not that we obviously anticipated this specific set of circumstances, but (we have the) benefit of having the returning players that we have,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, April 7, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher added : “It’s been a tough year to start for a number of reasons, for our organization in particular,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, April 7, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I think our perspective for many reasons has been altered, starting with the loss of Kobe and Gianna (Bryant) and the other passengers on the helicopter that day,” “Thinking about Kobe’s life, legacy and how little it means to get caught up in things that made us feel uncomfortable at different times, you can’t hold onto those things. You have to keep moving. And I think that’s what Candace has been able to do, and what I’ve been able to do” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, April 7, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Not that we obviously anticipated this specific set of circumstances, but (we have the) benefit of having the returning players that we have,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher added : “It’s been a tough year to start for a number of reasons, for our organization in particular,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I think our perspective for many reasons has been altered, starting with the loss of Kobe and Gianna (Bryant) and the other passengers on the helicopter that day,” “Thinking about Kobe’s life, legacy and how little it means to get caught up in things that made us feel uncomfortable at different times, you can’t hold onto those things. You have to keep moving. And I think that’s what Candace has been able to do, and what I’ve been able to do” External link

dailynews Tuesday, April 7, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We’ve gotten involved in donating both masks and .. actually, my sister who is a nurse at North, we’ve actually spoken to her and we’re gonna start donating food to the frontline as well,” External link

ibtimes Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:48:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher says : “The schools, I think, have done the best job that they can do to help, you know, us as parents to follow as much of a daily routine that’s pretty consistent with what they have if they were on campus,” “We have kids at two different schools here in L.A. They have respective schedules that they need to follow and adhere to in order to keep some consistency in their lives. And so we’re trying our best to help them stay on schedule, help them with different assignments or homework or questions that they have in real-time” External link

eurweb Saturday, March 21, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher says : “The schools, I think, have done the best job that they can do to help, you know, us as parents to follow as much of a daily routine that’s pretty consistent with what they have if they were on campus,” “We have kids at two different schools here in L.A. They have respective schedules that they need to follow and adhere to in order to keep some consistency in their lives. And so we’re trying our best to help them stay on schedule, help them with different assignments or homework or questions that they have in real-time” External link

eurweb Saturday, March 21, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher says : “The schools, I think, have done the best job that they can do to help, you know, us as parents to follow as much of a daily routine that’s pretty consistent with what they have if they were on campus,” “We have kids at two different schools here in L.A. They have respective schedules that they need to follow and adhere to in order to keep some consistency in their lives. And so we’re trying our best to help them stay on schedule, help them with different assignments or homework or questions that they have in real-time” External link

eurweb Saturday, March 21, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Heading into 2020 free agency, we wanted to add players that possess multiple skill sets and Kristi is at the top of that list,” “Kristi understands the habits and dedication required on a daily basis to build a championship culture. We’re all excited to have her rejoin the Sparks family” External link

eagletribune Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:28:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Kobe Bryant ) : “I think it’s important even when you think who would you give the Oscar to, taking the category [into consideration], Kobe was doing a lot for young women and young girls. I’m coaching WNBA, [I’d give an Oscar to] Little Women. I’m biased,” External link

thegrio Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Kobe Bryant ) : “Kobe is as good as you can get in terms of being a brand authority,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I want us to continue to push for what he was most recently striving for in terms of equity and opportunity for young girls, for girls like his daughters that are still with us, for girls like my daughters, for women to come. He didn’t just talk about those things, he lived it,” External link

fox35orlando Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : "They have the similar demeanor and personality," External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : "They have the similar demeanor and personality," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 28, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : "They have the similar demeanor and personality," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 28, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “They have the similar demeanour and personality,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:36:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher afirmou : "Eles têm a mesma forma de atuar e a mesma personalidade" External link

em Monday, January 27, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : "Growing up there in Little Rock, I have so many memories and knew so many special people," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Having been a part of successful teams that have won championships, there are still things you have to learn and grow and take from it in order to come back the next year and be better,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I think the best way to sum it up is you feel different when you win,” “And that should be the goal going forward, to figure out how to win. And it’s not just, win, win, win. There’s a way that we have to go about it, and that’s what kind of tonight is about in a sense, even though it’s more business-focused. There’s a purple print – or blueprint of success – and establish it, build it, and then follow it” External link

dailynews Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “All I was looking for was a chance to engage with Connor on a deeper level,” External link

dailyjournal Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Every crazy fantasy I had somehow happened,” External link

dailyjournal Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “This pays for the materials, the lights; it pays for us to operate at least as far as I can see in the future,” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “One thing a gardener knows is once you start, it’s hard to stop,” “The idea is to build a larger-scale operation. That would be the dream, that we can create enough produce to feed kids who don’t have the means to buy their own food” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, November 7, 2019 9:35:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I’m trying to tell our players that have had championship success in the past: That was in 2016, this is 2019. It requires different ways of thinking,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, September 24, 2019 12:03:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We were forcing them to miss shots,” External link

dailynews Friday, September 20, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We were forcing them to miss shots,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, September 20, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I thought the momentum turned a little bit at that point,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “It’s hard to beat a team on the road when you turn the ball over almost 20 times” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We needed some additional scoring for sure,” “We have a third, fourth, fifth person that’s capable of scoring points, but we couldn’t sustain it” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “In particular, some of our young players that don’t have as much experience playing against a lot of players on the Storm; it really helps a lot to have that recent memory of things they like to run, their personnel, their tendencies, etc.,” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 14, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We mentioned it the day we drafted them,” External link

dailynews Saturday, September 14, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “In my playing experience, when the first round was five games, you’d have at least three chances to try to win a game, to keep the series going,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, September 14, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “If our players are willing to do it, even though it makes them uncomfortable at times, then I have to be willing to do it as well,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, September 13, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I think that in the W, because the resources are not as high as they are in other sports leagues just yet, there isn’t anybody here for the money,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, September 13, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “The timing of things, the final roster, when training camp starts (and) players aren’t there, the shorter roster so when we do have injuries, it’s hard to practice, traveling two hours takes 12 hours, so good luck practicing on the road,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, September 13, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “It seems like something pops up every time,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, September 13, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “These first couple days (this week) is all about us,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “For our veteran players, they’ve played against Cheryl Reeve-coached (Minnesota) teams, Dan Hughes-coached (Seattle) teams, Sandy Brondello-coached (Phoenix) teams …” “So there’s only so many surprises that will be there. It really does come down to the team that is bonded together” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:59:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “These first couple days (this week) is all about us,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “For our veteran players, they’ve played against Cheryl Reeve-coached (Minnesota) teams, Dan Hughes-coached (Seattle) teams, Sandy Brondello-coached (Phoenix) teams …” “So there’s only so many surprises that will be there. It really does come down to the team that is bonded together” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 11, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Hopefully not only are we respecting our opponent, but we’re respecting the journey that we’ve been on and the journey we intend to continue having as we move forward,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Hopefully having our full complement of players will allow us to sustain the energy it takes to start well,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 27, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We’re starting to drill down into what we feel like will be a consistent eight or nine players who will see minutes no matter what,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 27, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “That’s one of the reasons why I got excited about accepting this job, because there are some elements to coaching and working in the W that you don’t have elsewhere,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 26, 2019 9:13:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “TRP, she’s a person that is always battling, wedging her way in between screens and picks, and there are times that she gets hit with a hip sticking out a a bit of a sliding screen,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 26, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Our win-loss record is pretty doggone good with Sydney Wiese in the starting lineup, so to think about having to change that up at some point, whether it’s Thursday or not, we’ll see,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 22, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Eight games left and it’ll be our first time playing with everybody on our roster, so we’re excited about that,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 22, 2019 12:47:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Our win-loss record is pretty doggone good with Sydney Wiese in the starting lineup, so to think about having to change that up at some point, whether it’s Thursday or not, we’ll see,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 21, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Eight games left and it’ll be our first time playing with everybody on our roster, so we’re excited about that,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, August 21, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher told : “Sometimes, when you’re winning, it’s hard to go in the locker room and cuss players out and tell them how many things they’re doing wrong because you’re winning every time,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 15, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher told : “Sometimes, when you’re winning, it’s hard to go in the locker room and cuss players out and tell them how many things they’re doing wrong because you’re winning every time,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 15, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Obviously, they’re still competing really hard,” “We know about what happened in Phoenix, so we’ll see who’s in and who’s out, but … Dallas can’t want the game more than us” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:26:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Obviously, they’re still competing really hard,” “We know about what happened in Phoenix, so we’ll see who’s in and who’s out, but … Dallas can’t want the game more than us” External link

dailynews Tuesday, August 13, 2019 9:44:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Phoenix Mercury ) : “Against a team like Phoenix, depth up front is good,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 8, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Being a player and a first-year player in particular is really, really hard,” External link

dailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 4:34:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “If we had to have her, she could play today,” “But we’re still just trying to be careful with the dental surgery. She had stitches, we just don’t want to get her hit again and have to start over. I think Thursday we can pretty much pencil her in” External link

dailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 4:34:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “If we had to have her, she could play today,” “But we’re still just trying to be careful with the dental surgery. She had stitches, we just don’t want to get her hit again and have to start over. I think Thursday we can pretty much pencil her in, but today she’ll still be out” External link

dailynews Monday, August 5, 2019 3:04:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We’ve kind of gotten to a point now at this point in the season where we pretty much expect anything to happen on any given day,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, August 2, 2019 10:13:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We’ve kind of gotten to a point now at this point in the season where we pretty much expect anything to happen on any given day,” External link

dailynews Friday, August 2, 2019 9:31:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Because of how tight the race is, the difference from first to fourth or fourth to eighth could be one game,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:03:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Because of how tight the race is, the difference from first to fourth or fourth to eighth could be one game,” External link

dailynews Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:20:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher told : “I’m still trying to figure out how to come to grips with Chelsea (Gray) and Nneka going to the free throw line four total times,” External link

dailynews Monday, July 22, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Her mental toughness, and intestinal fortitude, it’s what’s on the inside that creates what Nneka puts out physically,” “She’s intelligent, she’s smart, she’s purposeful, yet she still has a joy and a passion for life, for playing the game. She’s grateful, she’s thankful to be here, and that’s how she plays every day” External link

dailynews Saturday, July 20, 2019 1:25:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “When numbers keep getting smaller it simplifies it, to be honest. You play the players you have. We don’t have a choice at this point,” “When it’s so crowded one mistake can get [players] put on the bench. When you have other options they think about that but when they know there’s no one else there that can get the job done, sometimes [players are] more free and willing to be more aggressive and take more risk. In a competition you have to be aggressive and take some risks. Hopefully it will work in our favor on some level” External link

longbeachstar Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Whoever suits up, suits up. [There] won’t be any excuses for performance. We have to find a way through,” “My job will be harder in terms of managing timeouts and substitution patterns to make sure we’re as fresh as we can be. But it is what it is. For those players who wish they could play more, here you go” External link

longbeachstar Thursday, July 18, 2019 2:00:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We have several players that have been here a number of years, so for those players, it should mean a lot,” “That’s a lot of success in a 34-game season” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, July 8, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “It’s hard to scout and gameplan for a team that offensively uses everybody,” “That’s the type of team we want to be. We don’t want people to be able to load up on players that have the biggest names. We want everybody to be a threat out there” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, July 8, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We have several players that have been here a number of years, so for those players, it should mean a lot,” “That’s a lot of success in a 34-game season” External link

dailynews Monday, July 8, 2019 4:09:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “It’s hard to scout and gameplan for a team that offensively uses everybody,” “That’s the type of team we want to be. We don’t want people to be able to load up on players that have the biggest names. We want everybody to be a threat out there” External link

dailynews Monday, July 8, 2019 4:09:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We’re starting to look like a basketball team and we get a week off now,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, July 1, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “For players who have been successful as a lot ours have, they can feel like they know just as much as we do,” “Over time, they’ll allow for the game to unfold, and trust that on a daily basis we’re doing the right work that will help them navigate whatever situation they face when it happens in a game” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, July 1, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I think not just our team, but in general, in the women’s game, (players) have really been told exactly what to do and where to be, and we’re really trying to help our group disconnect form that,” External link

dailynews Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I think not just our team, but in general, in the women’s game, (players) have really been told exactly what to do and where to be, and we’re really trying to help our group disconnect form that,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:43:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher acknowledged : “We’re a different team with Candace back and Alana Beard back,” External link

dailynews Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “You oftentimes find out more things about about yourself when you have to go through some things — in particular when it’s in front of friends and family and media,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 21, 2019 4:36:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : ”Obviously, I’m very proud of her accomplishment,” “But she shocked me. She jumped really well and I’m very excited to know that she was going to be a state champ and represent Arizona at the regional meet” External link

dcourier Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:57:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I thought that we were disjointed,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 19, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “It’s a pretty safe bet that that won’t happen much again,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 19, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “She didn’t have any lingering effects from practice on Thursday before we flew out to Phoenix, so she’s pointing in the right direction,” External link

longbeachstar Tuesday, June 18, 2019 1:05:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “She didn’t have any lingering effects from practice on Thursday before we flew out to Phoenix, so she’s pointing in the right direction,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “She didn’t have any lingering effects from practice on Thursday before we flew out to Phoenix, so she’s pointing in the right direction,” External link

dailynews Tuesday, June 18, 2019 4:16:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “She’s done a good job at Cal and deserves an opportunity to move up in coaching,” “I don’t think those things and opportunities should be gender-specific. She’s obviously was evaluated … and she deserves an opportunity to coach at any level, just like a man does” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:05:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “She was in all of practice, basically,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, June 13, 2019 3:05:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “That’s a VHS, Betamax flashback,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 12, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “The post was really about highlighting the overall differences (between the NBA and WNBA), not any particular thing,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 12, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher added : “I’m not in that this time, thankfully,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 12, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I think today we’ll get a chance to talk and sit down as a staff and add our medical staff to the conversation and start making some decisions on what we think is going to be the best approach … this weekend, because it’s back-to-back,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 12, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : "So after a hard fought win on national television @la_sparks are right back to reality that these women are not being treated like the best athletes in the world!! ," External link

nbcnews Sunday, June 9, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I’m having a lot of fun, and it’s a great opportunity for me to continue to learn as a coach, to work with great people, to be able to be a part of a great sports organization,” External link

whittierdailynews Sunday, June 9, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I’m having a lot of fun, and it’s a great opportunity for me to continue to learn as a coach, to work with great people, to be able to be a part of a great sports organization,” External link

dailynews Sunday, June 9, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : "So after a hard fought win on national television @la_sparks are right back to reality that these women are not being treated like the best athletes in the world!! ," External link

nbcnews Sunday, June 9, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher told : “The Sun were more engaged to start the game,” External link

whittierdailynews Friday, June 7, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher told : “The Sun were more engaged to start the game,” External link

dailynews Friday, June 7, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher told : “I’m happy for the players,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher told : “I’m happy for the players,” External link

dailynews Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : "This team is battling every at-bat," "We're winning games in a little different way right now and having a lot of fun doing it" External link

khou Wednesday, June 5, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : "I feel good. I feel really good," "It's just continuing to slow the game down, have good at-bats, swing at strikes and put the barrel on the ball when I can" External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : "We've got some information here, great information, that can help us," External link

houstonchronicle Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “The New York part I shared with them about how life throws things at you sometimes. Don’t plan for it. You can’t expect to get embarrassed. You failed. It didn’t work out,” “How you have to just keep pushing and learn from it. Try to get better so that you’re better prepared for it. That’s the best part about being back here, not sticking it to New York. I loved my time here in the city. The fans. I have nothing negative to say about being back here” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 5, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “I think our schedule for Candace is a little bit later than that,” External link

whittierdailynews Monday, June 3, 2019 10:32:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : "It's a lot of fun, I'll tell you that," External link

houstonchronicle Saturday, June 1, 2019 3:46:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I knew I hit it hard,” “I know Ramón (Laureano) tends to pull some crazy plays out of nowhere. Thankfully the ball didn’t find a glove, and even better, it went over the wall” External link

seattletimes Saturday, June 1, 2019 9:58:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “She came back a better player than what she was the first couple of years,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 1, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I think A.B.’s still kinda figuring out how much is too much and how to keep herself at the level that she’s accustomed to being,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, June 1, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “It’s tough in the W because you can’t have bad weeks,” External link

longbeachstar Saturday, June 1, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I don’t think she’s far off,” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 30, 2019 3:59:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We put the ball in play and good things happen when you put the ball in play,” External link

houstonchronicle Tuesday, May 28, 2019 6:37:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “We have the ability to go big, but we’re really versatile, with Nneka, Candace and Chiney in the front court as well,” External link

whittierdailynews Saturday, May 25, 2019 11:17:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Candace Parker ) : “We have the ability to go big, but we’re really versatile, with Nneka, Candace and Chiney in the front court as well,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 25, 2019 10:34:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “The stress level and the anxiety level of several members of our team was really high before yesterday, and understandably so,” External link

dailynews Saturday, May 25, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I haven’t gotten a chance to coach Jantel before, but I’ve respected her and her game and what she’s accomplished in this league for a long time,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “She’s coming along pretty good,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about Lisa Leslie ) : “Personally, for me, that’s where my love for the Sparks started, was watching the two of them (Leslie and Sparks general manager Penny Toler) play and win championships,” External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, May 22, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I haven’t gotten a chance to coach Jantel before, but I’ve respected her and her game and what she’s accomplished in this league for a long time,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 22, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “She’s coming along pretty good,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 22, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said ( about General Manager ) : “Personally, for me, that’s where my love for the Sparks started, was watching the two of them (Leslie and Sparks General Manager Penny Toler) play and win championships,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 22, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “That’s an area that we’ll clean up, for sure,” External link

whittierdailynews Tuesday, May 21, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “It was great to have both of them here; they both bring a lot of positive things in terms of energy,” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:55:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I’ve never met her before, but obviously it’s great to have the position filled and so when she does get started to have someone that 24 hours a day, seven days a week is thinking about how to make the league better, how to grow the league and how to celebrate these women,” “So I’m happy that the position is filled” External link

whittierdailynews Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:55:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “It was great to have both of them here; they both bring a lot of positive things in terms of energy,” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I’ve never met her before, but obviously it’s great to have the position filled and so when she does get started to have someone that 24 hours a day, seven days a week is thinking about how to make the league better, how to grow the league and how to celebrate these women,” “So I’m happy that the position is filled” External link

dailynews Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “We’re a work in progress, like we should be,” External link

whittierdailynews Wednesday, May 15, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “I’m just trying to make sure we have a foundation,” “And defense was the first layer of that. We have a talented team, we should be able to score. But if we can’t stop people and we can’t rebound, then we won’t be as good as we can be. So defense-heavy, for sure, the first couple days and then we’ve kind of transitioned into offense” External link

dailynews Friday, May 10, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “From a basketball perspective, I’m not surprised, I’ve been a fan and supporter and lover of the women’s game for a long time,” “What has been positively surprising for me is like how much they communicate. And how much they hold themselves accountable without the coach always having to say it. That’s been amazing” External link

dailynews Friday, May 10, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Derek Fisher said : “Adding young players who know how to play a role and know how to fit into success was important to us,” “Kalani along with Marina Mabrey, they played with a collection of players who were just as talented and maybe more talented at times, and they were willing to make those sacrifices and fit in and play a role