Derek Fisher Fired After Atrocious NBA Coaching Career, Matt Barnes Respond
Derek Fisher’s tenure with the New York Knicks is over. The team’s head coach was fired on Monday, leaving his post with the second worst winning percentage in Knicks history. Fisher’s had a 40-96 record over a season and half.
Going forward, Kurt Rambis will serve as the team’s interim head coach.
The #Knicks have relieved Derek Fisher of his coaching duties. Kurt Rambis has been named interim head coach.
— NEW YORK KNICKS (@nyknicks) February 8, 2016
In addition to losing a lot of games, Fisher also made headlines as a coach after getting into a physical confrontation with his former teammate Matt Barnes for reportedly sleeping with Laura Govan, Barnes estranged wife. Barnes was quick to respond to his rival’s career collapse, posting this image immediately following the news.