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Reports: Derek Fisher Wrecks Car, Arrested for Possible DUI

On Sunday, former NBA player and former Knicks coach, Derek Fisher, was arrested on the suspicion of driving under the influence.

According to ESPN, “Fisher was driving on U.S. 101 in the Sherman Oaks area of Los Angeles when his 2015 Cadillac veered onto the right shoulder while approaching an interchange. The car hit the shoulder’s concrete curb and guardrail, overturned and came to a rest on its roof, blocking two lanes of the highway, Highway Patrol said.

The ESPN report also says that responding officers suspected Fisher was drinking and arrested him after a DUI test.

Fisher and his passenger, Gloria Govan, were uninjured in the accident.

Fisher’s arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence is another troubling incident for the former NBA man. In 2015, Fisher and Matt Barnes had a feud revolving around Govan.

Both men were involved in a fight over Barnes’ ex-wife, but Barnes has no comment on the recent arrest of Fisher.

Fisher struggled as head coach of the New York Knicks and was fired during his second season with the team last year. But, he has stayed out of the headlines since his firing, until now.

Fisher became the second celebrity-type athlete to be arrested this past week for an alleged DUI, joining Tiger Woods who was arrested on Monday.

Alcohol and athletes have been a mix that is as old as time, but like when they retire, they never seem to know when enough is enough.

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