Remember, Kobe Bryant‘s ex-teammate and buddy started out as the New York Knicks’ head coach from 2014 to 2016 … and was let go after recording a 40-96 record.
Derek took over as the Sparks’ head coach role in December 2018, where he would also eventually become general manager.
The 48-year-old Laker is now taking over the Encino-based program, which previously developed NBA talents like guard De’Anthony Melton and forward Brandon Williams.
Fisher’s Celts will play in the Mission League … where they will face off against the likes of Sierra Canyon, where Bronny James, Marvin Bagley III and Brandon Boston Jr. suited up … and Notre Dame, where LeBron James‘ second-eldest son, Bryce, is reportedly considering attending next year.
The school released a statement on the addition … saying, “We are honored and excited to welcome Coach Fisher to the Crespi Family. Coach Fisher brings to Crespi his strong work ethic, leadership, and discipline that are rooted in his Christian faith.”