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Golden State Fishing

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Yesterday wasn't all good news for the Lakers. After re-signing Kobe Bryant, we learned late in the evening that Derek Fisher will join the Golden State Warriors. This move is beyond perplexing. Why would Fisher want to play for one of the worst teams in the NBA, and be reunited with Nick Van Exel? It must be the money, and now you have to figure that the Warriors will trade Van Exel or Speedy Claxton. Lakers fans may remember Van Exel acting openly jealous and childish over being benched in favor of Fisher back in 1998, which led Jerry West to ship Van Exel to Denver for almost nothing.