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Hoops takes back seat to daughter's health for Fisher

Originally Published: May 10, 2007
By John Hollinger | ESPN Insider

SALT LAKE CITY -- Now that Derek Fisher's odyssey from a New York hospital to a Salt Lake City basketball court has become such a heartwarming national story, he wants to make sure he gets the word out.

In his first day as the unofficial spokesperson for the rare condition called retinoblastoma, a childhood cancer of the eye, Fisher spent 45 minutes with reporters at the Utah Jazz practice facility explaining the condition, his hectic and stressful week leading up to yesterday, and how ...

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