Derek Fisher's absence felt

The former Lakers stalwart returns to face a team that could use his leadership

Updated: March 29, 2012, 1:03 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Derek Fisher's last great accomplishment as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers happened in Memphis just two days before he was dealt out of town at the trade deadline.

Fisher made a 3-pointer in the first quarter in the Lakers' eventual double-overtime victory to push him past 10,000 points for his career.

Only 308 players out of the 4,053 men ever to suit up in an NBA uniform since the league's formation in 1946 have reached the 10K plateau, according to ESPN Stats & Information. ...

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