The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA have employed Derek Fisher as head coach, sources instructed ESPN.
Fisher, a five-time NBA champion participant and former head coach of the New York Knicks, might be launched at a information convention on Friday in Los Angeles, sources mentioned.
Fisher will inherit a group that features two-time WNBA MVP Candace Parker.
Fisher is the 12th head coach in Sparks historical past, which incorporates Michael Cooper, one other ex-Lakers championship function participant.
The Knicks have been a mixed 40-96 with Fisher on the helm. He went 17-65 in 2014-15 as a rookie head coach and was fired the next season with the Knicks sporting a 23-31 document.