Derek Fisher 'Did you know?' Fast facts about the newest Thunder player

Point guard Derek Fisher has chosen to wear the No. 37 with the Thunder in honor of his age. Find out who the only three NBA players ever to have worn No. 37 are.
by Berry Tramel Published: March 22, 2012

4. Georgia Tech's Stephon Marbury, Milwaukee

5. UConn's Ray Allen, Minnesota

6. Kentucky's Antoine Walker, Boston

10. Mississippi State's Erick Dampier, Indiana

13. Kobe Bryant, Charlotte

14. Peja Stojakovic, Sacramento

15. Santa Clara's Steve Nash, Phoenix

17. Jermaine O'Neal, Portland

32. OU's Ryan Minor, Philadelphia

33. West Florida's Moochie Norris, Milwaukee

Little Rock star

Derek Fisher was born and raised in Little Rock, Ark., where he attended Parkview High School, alma mater of OU football legend Keith Jackson. Fisher was not highly recruited out of high school and played four years at UALR.

NBA teammates

Derek Fisher's had plenty of well-known teammates in his 16 NBA seasons, including:

Kobe Bryant, 13 years

Shaquille O'Neal, 8 years

Robert Horry, 7 years

Pau Gasol, 5 years

Andrew Bynum, 5 years

Jason Richardson, 2 years

Baron Davis, 2 years

Byron Scott, 1 year

Shea Seals, 1 year

Dennis Rodman, 1 year

A.C. Green, 1 year

John Salley, 1 year

Mitch Richmond, 1 year

Karl Malone, 1 year

Gary Payton, 1 year

Eduardo Najera, 1 year

Monta Ellis, 1 year

Carlos Boozer, 1 year

Deron Williams, 1 year

Thunder rings

Derek Fisher has five NBA championship rings, bringing the list of Thunder personnel with NBA championship rings to seven:

G Derek Fisher: 5 (Lakers 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010)

GM Sam Presti: 3 (Spurs 2003, 2005, 2007)

Coach Scott Brooks: 1 (Rockets 1994)

C Kendrick Perkins: 1 (Celtics 2008)

C Nazr Mohammed: 1 (Spurs 2005)

Assistant coach Maurice Cheeks: 1 (Sixers 1983)

Assistant coach Brian Keefe: 1 (Spurs 2007)

by Berry Tramel
Columnist
Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The Oklahoman,...
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