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Derek Fisher was born in Little Rock, Ark., and played for four years at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, where he finished second in program history in points, assists and steals. (Credit: AP / Jeff Chiu)

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Getting to know Derek Fisher

After a seven-week hunt for a new head coach, Knicks president Phil Jackson found his guy in Derek Fisher, an 18-year NBA veteran and five-time champion with the Los Angeles Lakers under Jackson. Fisher agreed to a five-year, $25 million deal on Monday, June 9.

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