// Derek Fisher

NBA Canceled Through December 15: Is Damage Irreversible?

The NBA officially canceled games through December 15 on Tuesday, killing 26 percent of the season. The cancellation came on the same day that the NBPA decertified, with 15 players joining class-action antitrust lawsuits against the league. With players seeking over $6 billion in damages, it would take a very player-favorable deal to get everyone […]

NBA Lockout Update: Bitter Edition

After over three months of stalled negotiations, the players’ union and owners brought in federal mediator George Cohen on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the hopes his oversight could help the two sides resolve their stalemate and end the lockout. In the end, 30 hours of meetings over three days turned out to be just like […]

NBA Players And Owners Meet At Negotiating Table

NBA owners and players met Wednesday for about six hours in an attempt to get the proverbial ball rolling at the negotiating table and hopefully lay the ground work for a new CBA. This was the first bargaining session since August 1 and only the second since the lockout was imposed. Union President and Lakers […]

O Captain, My Captain: Pierce Gets Celtics Closer to 18th Banner

Despite a late run and a very huge scare by the Los Angeles Lakers in the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the Boston Celtics were able to hold onto to for the 92-86 win and 3-2 lead, their first series lead in the NBA Finals. The Celtics also became the first […]

Fisher Key in Celtics’ Defeat; Boston Down 2-1

The Boston Celtics faced off against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals Tuesday night at the TD Garden. Tied at one win apiece, both teams were looking to seize momentum for the rest of the series by winning the pivotal third game. In the previous 32 Finals in which the […]

Rondo and Allen Help Celtics Overcome Lakers in Game 2

The Boston Celtics did what they had to do in a Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, defeating the Lakers 103-94 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.  Game 2 was all but a must-win for the Celtics, who will head back to Boston feeling pretty optimistic about their chances to take […]

NBA Playoffs 2010: Celtics-Lakers NBA Finals Series Preview

Other than Cavaliers-Lakers, it’s the matchup the NBA was hoping for, and they got it. For the second time in three seasons, the Boston Celtics will butt heads with their arch rival, the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals. The Celtics come into the contest with a veteran, battle-tested group, ready to claim its […]

Lakers Defeat Celtics in Overtime

If Pau Gasol could pick one block of his season as his most important, he would probably pick Thursday night’s against Ray Allen that sealed the win for the Lakers in Boston. L.A. defeated the Celtics for the second time this year 110-109 in overtime in quite the nail-biter. There were some bad calls here and […]

Hold the Champagne: Celtics Lose Tough Game 5

The Celtics fought the whole way after going down early in the first quarter by 19 points. However, they were not able to come back all the way against the Lakers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals as they had in Game 4. Eddie House hit a three pointer with a few seconds left, […]

Celtics Complete Greatest NBA Finals Comeback Ever

The Celtics were down 24 points in the second quarter but then they put their foot on the gas pedal and made the greatest comeback in the NBA Finals as well as the playoffs. The Celtics won Game 4 97-91 and took a 3-1 series lead in the Finals. The Lakers blew this one after […]

Injured Pierce Returns, Leads C’s Past Lakers

The game went back and forth the whole night and it was a battle throughout, but the Celtics were able to pull off a victory in this historic revival of the old Celtics and Lakers rivalry. The Celtics won this one, 98-88, and took an early 1-0 series lead. There were some scary injuries, a […]