Now they don't have a starting point guard who knew how to play the position as veteran Derek Fisher was granted his release because he was home sick. The point guard they do have, Darren Collison, they don't want as their starter.
Fisher has long been known to be very tight with his family, but it's funny how he finds himself longing for his LA home now that he is on a team that appears to be going nowhere. I'm sure that's just a coincidence.
When he signed to play with the Oklahoma City Thunder last season for a stretch-drive to the playoffs being homesick never seemed to be an issue. He never complained about missing home as the Thunder went all the way to the NBA Finals.
When Fish' signed with the Mavs he had to know this team was not in the same position as the Thunder, or the Lakers or any other legit contender. That by signing with the Mavs was merely the chance to play a lot, collect a nice check, and very likley lose in a way he was not accustomed.
It's OK if he just said, "Screw this" rather than to say, "I sure miss home".
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