EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Lakers guard Derek Fisher has a
sprained right knee but is playing against
Minnesota in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals.
His availability for Monday night was a game-time decision,
Lakers spokesman John Black said. The Lakers lead the best-of-seven
Fisher was hurt in the fourth quarter of Game 5 Saturday in the
Lakers' 98-96 loss in which he scored 17 points. Fisher is the
Lakers' fifth-leading scorer in the playoffs, averaging 8.1 points.
He aggravated an injury dating to his college days at
Arkansas-Little Rock, Black said.