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Derek Fisher Making Impact off Thunder Bench
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On May 5, 2013 @ 7:19 am In Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
Mired in a near-historic mid-March shooting slump, Derek Fisher’s NBA expiration date seemed about two years overdue.
But now, less than two months after missing 19 consecutive shots — three short of an NBA record — the 38-year-old’s inclusion in the Thunder rotation is no longer viewed as mind-boggling, but rather a necessity.
“He’s great in spacing the floor and making shots for us,” Thunder star Kevin Durant said, with all the sincerity of a guy who watched Fisher splash in 13 of his 23 three-pointers in the first round.
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