Top Ten Lakers Draft Picks

6. Derek Fisher

Derek Fisher is a consummate professional, and he is loved by every Laker fan.  Fisher entered the league with Laker- great Kobe Bryant in the 1996 NBA Draft.  Fisher was selected with the 24th pick and he spent his first eight season with the in Los Angeles.  In those early years, Fisher worked along side Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal and he won three titles with the Lakers. Fisher is most famous for his game-winning shot vs. the Spurs with .04 seconds left in the game.

However, Fisher left the Lakers in the 2004-2005 season, and he stayed away for three seasons. After his daughter had been diagnosed with a serious illness, Fisher decided to rejoin the Lakers in order to be closer to his child.

Derek Fisher is currently in his 12th season with the purple-and-gold, and he helped the Lakers win back-to-back titles in 2009 and 2010.  As usual, Fisher hit clutch shots in the playoffs and he was an important player in the Lakers’ championships.

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