Derek Fisher's Thunder jersey number has significance
BY DARNELL MAYBERRY NewsOK.com
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
2/27/13 at 4:28 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY - The last time Derek Fisher came to town, he selected and sported his uniform number like a badge of honor.
"Last year, 37 was a reminder to myself and some other folks that at 37 you can still play," Fisher said. "I didn't want to go to 38 this year even though I'm 38."
And so he chose jersey No. 6.
It's the same number previously worn by Eric Maynor, whose departure at the trading deadline last week presented Fisher with a chance to rejoin the Thunder. But for Fisher, the number has special meaning.
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OKC's Derek Fisher shoots a 3-pointer over Patty Mills of the San Antonio Spurs during a 2012 playoff win over the San Antonio Spurs in Oklahoma City. CORY YOUNG / Tulsa World