NBA: Lakers guard Derek Fisher traded to the Houston Rockets

Longtime Los Angeles Lakers guard Derek Fisher was traded to the Houston Rockets on Thursday. Fisher, longtime backcourt mate of Kobe Bryant said goodbye to team Lakers and was dealt with a 2012 first-round pick to the Houston Rockets as part of a three-way deal involving the Portland Trail Blazers.

Derek Fisher and Kobe Bryant

Image Credit: Californian.com

Fisher wish not to become a backup with the Lakers but now, he officially be a backup in Rockets.

Meanwhile, Lakers forward Pau Gasol, the subject of trade reports from previous season, did not get moved. “The uncertainty has come to an end! Happy to continue wearing @Lakers uniform! Now time to focus in playing basketball and winning!” Gasol tweeted.

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