I will definitely pick this up on day 1 for sure!

86316838MW038_Houston_RockeProLebrity: Derek Fisher book signing of “Character Driven” @ Borders [Northridge]
09/17/09 07:00 pm
Borders [Northridge]
9301 Tampa Ave.
Northridge, CA, 91324
(818) 886-5443 (Phone)
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Derek Fisher

Los Angeles Lakers star Derek Fisher will be signing copies of his book “Character Driven: Life, Lessons, and Basketball” on Thursday, September 17th, 2009 at the Borders store in Northridge, CA starting at 7pm.

Book Synopsis
In June 2009, Derek Fisher and the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA championship, the fifteenth in Lakers history and an amazing fourth championship in Derek’s career.

In Character Driven, the NBA champion and starting point guard for the Lakers shares his life story and the inspirational values that have led to his success. Since his rookie season with the Lakers in 1996, Derek Fisher has had a dramatic impact on — and great success with — the NBA. Playing alongside legends like Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant, Fisher has held his own at point, exhibiting his exceptional floor leadership and participating in some of the most dramatic post-season games and thrilling moments in recent memory.In his compelling new book, Fisher shares the values that have guided him on the court and off. From his roots in Little Rock to his record-breaking college career at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, his four NBA championships, and his position as president of the Players Association, Fisher shows readers what it’s like to play — and achieve — at the highest levels. Drawing on the power of faith, he demonstrates how anyone can play for a successful team: whether that team is family, community, or just happens to be one in the NBA. The parents of four, Derek Fisher and his wife, Candace, received news in 2007 that their nine-month-old girl had been diagnosed with a dangerous form of cancer called retinoblastoma. Although his team, the Utah Jazz, was in the midst of a heated play-off series, Fisher immediately put his family first. He asked to be released by the Jazz to be near his daughter as she received the best care possible. Fisher was ultimately reunited with his old teammate Kobe and the Lakers, and the move led to a thrilling championship run that saw the Lakers win the Western Conference championship in 2008 and the NBA championship in 2009.

  • desecrator09

    This is a MUST pick-up for all Laker fans!!! I bet its gonna be a great read and its gonna be very interesting to hear all the events that have happened through his life through HIS perspective.

  • Patrick Chewing

    stick to 3 pointers!

  • Allen c

    lol I love how there’s a picture of Shannon Brown


    I thought it’s Shannon Brown as well…lol

  • rg

    yeah, it’s Shannon!LOL

  • http://iklklkl aaron24

    can’t wait to see fisher in the promenade in northridge

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  • LakersNo1

    r they gonna let us take pictures of him this time? it was disappointed at his last dvd signing.

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  • http://www.cuanas.blogspot.com Pastorius

    My predicition; Derek Fisher will one day be known as the best coach in the NBA, and he’ll be coaching the Lakers, of course

  • Armen

    i’ll be there, it’s like 4 minutes away from my house.

  • Ashinakan

    I will be there derek fisher will go in the hall of fame…20 bucks