Article

Sparks appoint former Lakers guard Fisher as coach

December 6 2018 2:31 AM

The Los Angeles Sparks have named five-time NBA champion and former New York Knicks boss Derek Fisher as their new head coach.

WNBA outfit the Sparks made the announcement on Wednesday as ex-Los Angeles Lakers guard Fisher, 44, prepares to return to coaching.

Fisher went 40-96 in two seasons at the helm of the Knicks before he fired midway through his second season after the team posted a 23-31 record.

The Sparks' previous coach, Brian Agler, resigned on Friday following four seasons in Los Angeles.

Agler was 85-51 with the team and led Los Angeles to a championship in 2016.

The Sparks went 19-15 in 2018 and lost in the second round of the playoffs to the Washington Mystics. He is the winningest coach in WNBA history.

Latest news

December 16, 2018

 4:14 PM
 10:49 AM
 8:12 AM
 5:09 AM
 3:26 AM

December 15, 2018

 11:36 PM
 7:01 PM
 2:38 PM
 1:49 PM
 1:37 PM
 11:24 AM
 10:29 AM
 7:14 AM
 6:01 AM

December 14, 2018

 3:50 PM
 9:16 AM
 7:20 AM
 5:09 AM

December 13, 2018

 12:18 PM
 11:07 AM
 7:35 AM
 2:31 AM
 2:02 AM

December 12, 2018

 11:31 PM
 10:36 AM
 7:00 AM
 4:04 AM
 3:16 AM

December 11, 2018

 11:48 PM
 10:40 PM
 5:22 PM
 1:32 PM
 1:26 PM
 10:48 AM
 9:37 AM
 7:30 AM
 2:44 AM
 2:25 AM

December 10, 2018

 9:44 PM
 8:20 PM
 5:30 AM
 12:16 AM
 12:05 AM

December 9, 2018

 11:48 PM
 4:50 PM
 4:26 PM
 11:42 AM
 11:26 AM
 7:47 AM
 5:00 AM

December 8, 2018

 11:37 AM
 10:50 AM
 6:27 AM
 5:57 AM
 5:45 AM
 3:38 AM
 3:01 AM

December 7, 2018

 9:42 PM
 11:05 AM
 10:42 AM
 7:00 AM
 4:08 AM
 3:09 AM
 1:54 AM
 1:35 AM
 1:32 AM

December 6, 2018

 5:26 PM
 10:40 AM
 9:55 AM
 7:41 AM