• Derek Fisher Returns to Dallas

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Mar 19, 2013
    It’s been nearly three months since Derek Fisher left Dallas. The Dallas Mavericks are not particularly big fans of Derek Fisher these days. Because Jeff Fisher has always been a guy that players want to play for. Fisher played nine games with Dallas before asking to be released because he said he was having a difficult time being away from his family in Los Angeles. Dierdorf, who covered Fisher’s Tennessee teams for a long time as a CBS television analyst, said Fisher’s recruiting acumen shouldn’t be overlooked in landing a player such as Long. In December, owner Mark Cuban agreed to release Fisher following a short stint with the club so that he could rehabilitate his injured knee and focus on a major NBPA power struggle it was in many ways a personal favor. “I was really disappointed when he left without signing,” said Hall of Fame tackle Dan Dierdorf, who like Long is a University of Michigan man.
  • Fisher's 'recruiting' acumen helps land Long

    Signing just about taps out salary cap in terms of free agency
    Source: stltoday.com

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