L.A. Lakers Trade Speculation and Free Agents: 5 Replacements for Derek Fisher

With the retirement of Phil Jackson, now may be the best time for the Los Angeles Lakers to make a change at the point guard position.

Given Derek Fisher’s experience with Phil Jackson and the triangle offense, the five-time champion probably got more playing time than he would have with other coaches.

Despite Fisher’s playoff heroics and place in Lakers lore, his aging body has left the Lakers vulnerable against younger, quicker point guards the last few seasons.

Here are five players who could potentially take Fisher’s spot as the team’s starting point guard next season.  

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