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Derek Fisher named head coach of the New York Knicks

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Derek Fisher announced as new head coach of NY Knicks. Photo by Duke Castiglione (June 10, 2014) Derek Fisher announced as new head coach of NY Knicks. Photo by Duke Castiglione (June 10, 2014)
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Five-time NBA champion Derek Fisher was named the new head coach of the New York Knicks on Tuesday.

Fisher, 39, just completed his 18th season in the league, finishing his career with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

He played under Knicks President Phil Jackson during his run with the Los Angeles Lakers and helped that franchise win five NBA titles.

Fisher is the 26th head coach in the history of the Knicks franchise.

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