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Fisher to succeed Davis as NBA union president

The union representing NBA players will announce that Utah Jazz guard Derek Fisher will take over as its president during All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas.

Fisher, currently the first vice president of the NBA Players Union and a member of its nine-player executuve committee, would succeed Toronto Raptors forward Antonio Davis as president.

Fisher, 32, is in his 11th NBA season.

Ric Bucher is a senior writer for ESPN The Magazine.