NBA: Derek Fisher signs with Thunder

After being traded to the Houston Rockets on March 15, NBA veteran Derek Fisher and the Houston Rockets has come to terms of a contract buyout last March 18, 2012.

Derek Fisher

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Once he cleared waivers he was allowed to sign with any NBA team he wanted (excluding the Lakers before July 1st). He’s spent the 13 of his 16 NBA seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers, but Wednesday, Derek Fisher has been welcomed by a new team.

In hopes of winning another NBA championship, Fisher chose to sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Fisher will bring some veteran experience to the NBA’s youngest team.

For the past five seasons Fishers reportedly played 537 consecutive NBA games and started in 371 straight games in Lakers uniform.

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