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Derek Fisher’s Cheap Shot Deserved a Longer Suspension

Published by on May 8, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

I have lost all respect for Derek Fisher as a basketball player.

His cheap shot on Houston Rockets forward Luis Scola was disgusting.

Fisher is a 13-year veteran and a three time champion. He is also the president of the Players' Union. He's been around long enough to know better.

Fisher was rightfully ejected for the hit and then suspended for Game Three, but the league should have been more severe. Fisher should have received further punishment for his stupidity.

Fisher's act tipped a game that had been simmering over the edge.

Fisher has played in enough playoff games to know that postseason basketball gets tough and sometimes rough. Hard fouls are acceptable; che...

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