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2013-05-14 23:26:48

As demand for content grows, Derek Fisher joins UBA, bringing journalistic background to corporate communications. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 United Benefit Advisors, (UBA) the nation´s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, announces the hiring of Derek Fisher as its new Communications Manager. Fisher assumes the position formerly held by Bryan Snyder, and brings a wealth of journalistic experience to the management of internal and corporate...

2010-06-21 17:40:00

LOS ANGELES, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- No one may remember, but Derek Fisher was in constant combat against two unique adversaries on the court: his contact lens as well as the opposing team, much like Superman battling two enemies at once. Over ten years ago, Los Angeles eye surgeon Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler, MD witnessed an episode of "Derek vs. the Contact Lens and the Visiting Team." During a game, a lens suddenly popped out. Everything was brought to a screeching halt as Derek dropped...

2009-06-11 23:39:26

Derek Fisher saved the game in regulation and hit the decisive shot in overtime Thursday, lifting the Los Angels Lakers to a 99-91 win over Orlando. The Lakers moved to the brink of the NBA championship by taking a 3-1 lead in the final series, winning a game that seemed all but lost late in the fourth quarter. Los Angeles can claim the crown on Orlando's home floor Sunday in Game 5. Los Angeles overcame a 12-point deficit in the second half, fell behind by five with 95 seconds to go and...

2009-06-02 08:00:00

Pro-Athlete Praises FRS Products for their Ability to Sustain Energy and Improve Fitness Levels FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The FRS Company, a developer and distributor of sustained energy products, is proud to announce three time champion basketball player, Derek Fisher as the latest athlete to join the FRS(R) Healthy Energy(R) team. Fisher joins the likes of seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, pro-volleyball player Brooke Hanson and a host of other...

2009-05-21 23:14:58

Chauncey Billups hit three free throws in the final 14 seconds Thursday and Denver outfought the Los Angeles Lakers 106-103 to even their playoff series. The Nuggets let what seemed to be a certain victory slip away in the opening contest of the Western Conference finals, but rallied from a 14-point deficit in the second game to grab home-court advantage. Denver will have a chance to take the series lead Saturday when the Nuggets host Game 3. The Lakers held a 41-27 advantage midway through...

2009-05-19 23:56:45

Kobe Bryant scored 40 points Tuesday to rally the Los Angeles Lakers to a 105-103 win over Denver in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. Two of Bryant's 18 fourth-quarter points came on free throws with 5.8 seconds to play that put the game just out of the reach of the Nuggets, who led by two points at the start of the fourth quarter and by as many as 13 over the course of the game. Game 2 will be played Thursday at Staples Center. Carmelo Anthony led the Nuggets with 39 points and...

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2009-05-07 20:45:00

The NBA suspended Los Angeles Lakers guard Derek Fisher and Orlando Magic guard Rafer Alston for one game Thursday for actions in their separate playoff series. Fisher was called for a flagrant foul and ejected with 13 seconds left in the third quarter of the Lakers' 111-98 win over Houston Wednesday. Fisher lunged backward and threw an elbow into Luis Scola, who fell hard to the floor. Fisher will have to sit out the third game of the series in Houston Friday. The Lakers and Rockets are tied...

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2009-04-27 21:30:00

Los Angeles authorities have granted Lakers star Derek Fisher's request for a temporary restraining order against a woman Fisher says has stalked him for years. In court papers requesting the restraining order, Fisher and his attorneys identified the woman as Symone Fisher, noting that she had her last name legally changed to Fisher, the Los Angeles Times said Monday. Court documents indicate Symone Fisher, 40, has sent numerous e-mails and letters to the Lakers claiming she is married to the...

2009-03-27 22:32:07

Pau Gasol made up for Kobe Bryant's off night, scoring 36 points Friday and carrying the Los Angeles Lakers to a 103-95 win over New Jersey. The Lakers clinched the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference by winning their fifth in a row and eighth out of nine games. It was the 727th game as Lakers head coach for Phil Jackson, moving him one in front of Pat Riley for the most in franchise history. Gasol added 11 rebounds while Derek Fisher added 18 points. Bryant, who averages 27 points a game,...

2009-03-26 21:01:23

Kobe Bryant scored 30 points Thursday and started a 20-0 run to end the third period, carrying the Los Angeles Lakers past Detroit 92-77. The Lakers, owners of a 57-14 record, moved within a game of Cleveland for the best mark in the NBA. Los Angeles won its fourth straight and its seventh out of eight. This was the third outing in a seven-game road trip. Detroit took a 55-50 lead with 6:41 to play in the third quarter on a layup by Kwame Brown. The Pistons did not score again in the period...


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