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Derek Fisher spoke at Jordan Farmar's 6th grade class

May 4, 2010 |  5:41 pm

Lakers guard Derek Fisher never shies away from making speeches. He frequently gives them to the team. He also frequently paraphrases those talking points to the media. Apparently, one of those times included when Fisher visited Jordan Farmar's sixth-grade class.

Lakers Coach Phil Jackson shared that anecdote after Monday's practice, using it as an example on how long the 14-year veteran has lasted in the league.

"That was kind of an interesting thing," Jackson said. "He thought it was pretty remarkable, actually. But that's youth, and that's a veteran for you."

As far as Fisher's response? He confirmed the story only "because there's photographic evidence.

--Mark Medina

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