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Derek Fisher has discovered himself a brand new dwelling.
The previous New York Knicks and Los Angeles Sparks head coach has been employed as the top basketball coach at Crespi Carmelite Excessive Faculty within the Encino neighborhood of Los Angeles.
“We’re honored and excited to welcome Coach Fisher to the Crespi Household,” faculty athletic director Brian Bilek stated assertion, per ABC7.com. “Coach Fisher brings to Crespi his robust work ethic, management, and self-discipline which are rooted in his Christian religion.”
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Fisher brings loads of star energy with him to Crespi.
The 48-year-old was a first-round decide of the Los Angeles Lakers within the 1996 NBA draft and he spent 13 of his 18 seasons with the Purple and Gold. He additionally performed for the Golden State Warriors, Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder, Utah Jazz and Dallas Mavericks earlier than retiring after the 2013-14 season.
Fisher was a key function participant for the Lakers behind Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal, serving to the franchise seize 5 NBA titles within the early 2000s.
Following his enjoying profession, Fisher was employed as head coach of the Knicks in 2014. He was fired by the franchise after compiling a 40-96 document throughout two seasons in New York.
Fisher then took his abilities to the WNBA, teaching the Sparks from 2019-22, compiling a 54-46 document in that span.
Crespi Excessive Faculty competes in one of the crucial tough leagues in California with faculties like Sierra Canyon, the earlier dwelling of Bronny and Bryce James, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame and Harvard-Westlake.