Derek Fisher's NBA legacy

Derek Fisher has agreed to a five-year, $25 million deal to become coach of the New York Knicks, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

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Derek Fisher, left, plans to run the triangle offense with the Knicks. (Getty Images)

While New York Knicks president Phil Jackson, right, listens, Derek Fisher speaks during a news conference in Tarrytown, N.Y., Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The New York Knicks hired Fisher as their new coach on Tuesday, with Jackson turning to one of his trustiest former players

While New York Knicks president Phil Jackson, right, listens, Derek Fisher speaks during a news conference in Tarrytown, N.Y., Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The New York Knicks hired Fisher as their new coach on Tuesday, with Jackson turning to one of his trustiest former players. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

In this March 1, 2013 file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Derek Fisher waits to be stretched before facing the Denver Nuggets in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver. Fisher has agreed to become the next coach of the New York Knicks and will be introduced at a news conference Tuesday morning, June 10, 2014, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The Knicks did not confirm the hiring, other than saying they were planning a "major announcement

FILE - In this March 1, 2013 file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Derek Fisher waits to be stretched before facing the Denver Nuggets in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver. Fisher has agreed to become the next coach of the New York Knicks and will be introduced at a news conference Tuesday morning, June 10, 2014, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The Knicks did not confirm the hiring, other than saying they were planning a "major announcement. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Derek Fisher #37 of the Oklahoma City Thunder is greeted by Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on March 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

Derek Fisher, right, had some great times with Kobe Bryant and the Lakers, but L.A. wants an experienced coach. (Getty Images)

Derek Fisher # 2 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots and makes the game-winning shot over Emanuel Ginobili #20 of the San Antonio Spurs at the buzzer in Game five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2004 NBA Playoffs May 13, 2004 at the SBC Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Guard Derek Fisher of the Los Angeles Lakers dribbles the ball down the court during a game against the Sacramento Kings at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. The Lakers won the game 100-93. Mandatory Credit: Elsa Hasch /Allsport

Derek Fisher #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers poses for a photo during the Laker's Championship Parade on June 21, 2000 in Los Angeles, California.

Dallas Mavericks v Los Angeles Lakers

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 16: Derek Fisher #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates with Pau Gasol #16 after Fisher stole the ball and scored a break away basket against the Dallas Mavericks at Staples Center on January 16, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers won 73-70. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Derek Fisher #2 of the Western Conference attempts a layup against the Eastern Conference during the 1997 Rookie All-Star game played February 8, 1997 at the Gund Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

Kobe Bryant and Derek Fisher of the Los Angeles Lakers relax with the NBA championship trophy onboard the team flight back Los Angeles the day after defeating the Philadelphia 76ers to win the 2001 NBA Championship, June 16, 2001.

Point guard Derek Fisher #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers holds the NBA Championship trophy at the championship victory rally outside of Staples Center on June 14, 2002 in Los Angeles, California.

Portland Trail Blazers v Los Angeles Lakers

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 07: Derek Fisher #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts after being fouled against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half at the Staples Center on November 7, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Lakers v Los Angeles Clippers

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 8: Derek Fisher #2 and Pau Gasol #7 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrate after Fisher's shot at the buzzer put the Lakers ahead for the victory against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on December 8, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. The Lakers won 87-86. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dallas Mavericks v Los Angeles Lakers - Game Two

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 04: Tyson Chandler #6 of the Dallas Mavericks dunks the ball over Derek Fisher #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 4, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Lakers Media Day

EL SEGUNDO, CA - DECEMBER 11: Derek Fisher #2 talks with the media during Los Angeles Lakers Media Day at Toyota Sports Center on December 11, 2011 in El Segundo, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Lakers v Phoenix Suns

PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 19: Derek Fisher #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers moves the ball upcourt during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on February 19, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Minnesota Timberwolves v Los Angeles Lakers

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 29: Derek Fisher #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates a score against the Minnesota Timberwolves during a 105-84 win at Staples Center on February 29, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Lakers guard Derek Fisher, left, and Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade battle for a loose ball during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 4, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)