Lakers' Fisher has all the answers

The veteran has seen and conquered adversity on and off the basketball court

Updated: May 8, 2010, 2:53 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Derek Fisher has been through this before. Then again he's been through just about everything before when it comes to an NBA career.

Fourteen seasons into it, with four rings stored away in a lockbox somewhere to show for all that time, the Lakers co-captain knows that as soon as he came back to Los Angeles his team went on to two straight Finals appearances and is vying for a third, even though Pau Gasol's arrival overshadows his return as the reason for the turnaround.

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