» Derek Fisher Net Worth

Posted On: Apr 7, 2014
Derek Fisher net worth is $40 million. He accumulated all his net worth from his involvement in basketball.

Derek is one of the famous American professional basketball players, currently playing for Oklahoma City Thunder of NBA. He has been serving the league as a point guard since seventeen years. There is no second thought his huge net worth is the result of his service to NBA who pays him a grand salary of $3.4 million USD. Winner of five NBA championship with Los Angeles Lakers, he was the previous president of NBPA. Honored with 1996 Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year, Fisher started playing basket ball since his younger years in school. He finished in second in the school’s all time lists with 1393 point, 472 assists and 189 steals. Much appreciated for his extra ordinary talent of handling ball by his fellow players and his viewers of UALR (University of Arkansas at Little Rock), his aid towards the construction of auxiliary gym at UALR was praiseworthy. He started his NBA tour in 1996 through Los Angeles Lakers. His debut game was concluded after tallying 12 point and five assist. His rookie season however, saw a tremendous and brilliantly skilled player. In 1997-98 seasons, he commenced 36 games as a back- up for Nick Van-Exel, whereas his 1998-99 season was concluded backing up Derek Harper. Before 2000 season, Phil Jackson was appointed as the head coach of Lakers. Along with the coach came Ron Harper, a veteran point guard with a very heavy build. As Fisher was small and was used to with traditional way of Point Guarding, it took him through every rough patches during whole off season for making himself notable before his coach. During the new season, he backed-up Derek and Ron Harper, his team won over Indiana Pacers in 6 games, making the victory be Fisher’s first major. His absence during early 2000-01 season made Lakers suffer with many defeats because of poor defense. He returned on March 2001 after recovering from fracture in right foot, upgrading the L.A. Lakers’ defense and hence bagged many victories. Soon in February, he had to cut off the show due to injuries in knees but his return after that claimed the defeat of Philadelphia 76ers in 5 games. Though his injuries had prevented him from playing in various games, he had established himself as one of the most promising point guard of NBA. His finest playoff till the date is considered to be Point 4 of Game 5 of 2004 Western Conference Semifinals. This magnificent point guard also had played for Golden State Warriors and also cornered few victories for Utah Jazz. He rejoined the Lakers in 2007 with the estimated signing amount of $14 million. Most recently he joined Oklahoma City Thunder and has been playing for them but he had joined Dallas Mavericks for short period of time and again returned to thunder.

Born in 9 August 1974 in Little Rock, Arkansas, Fisher came into lime light when a female stalker Symone Fisher claimed to be married to him, though the player declined and had restraining order placed on her. Father of a daughter, Derek Fisher is the second highest gamer of NBA league.

This 18th greatest playoff creator of NBA league is one of the heart throb among basket ball lovers.