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Lakers trade PG Derek Fisher

Updated: March 16, 2012, 3:33 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak had every reason to be pleased after Thursday's noon PT trade deadline.

He pulled off the rare trifecta of shedding payroll while making his team younger and more talented at the same time through two deadline deals. But it was hard for Kupchak to look to the future without expressing a twinge of remorse over trading away a player who has been such an important part of the franchise's past.

The Lakers got ...

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