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Derek Fisher On Playing Again: ‘Those Days Are Gone’

Derek Fisher will forever be one of the most beloved Lakers of all-time. After helping the Lakers win five championships in his 13 seasons with the team, all fans have their favorite Fisher memories.

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Fisher decided to retire at the end of this season and jumped straight in to the coaching ranks, becoming Phil Jackson’s hand-picked choice to lead the New York Knicks.

Power 106 held a ‘Farewell Fish’ party this morning and Fisher made it clear that he would not be stepping back on the court as a player:

The passion and love for the game will never leave Fisher, but he understands he needs to stay away from the court. He also believes that going straight into coaching will help him focus that passion towards something other than playing:

Whether Fisher can translate that passion to wins as a coach remains to be seen. But Fisher is looking forward to his new role as head coach.

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Unfortunately for the Knicks, if there’s a couple of seconds left in the game, they’re going to have to look to someone else to win the game.

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