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Audio from Derek Fisher's exit interview

June 23, 2010 | 12:36 pm

Highlights from Derek Fisher's exit interview

--His exit interview consisted of team business, player performance and chatting

--Fisher outlines how he's weighing whether he'll come back, including his admission that a starting job is a "priority," although not a "deal breaker." Nonetheless, he said he'd like to return as a Laker. "I've never mixed in any statements or positions about winning and wanting to be associated with winning championships and being on the best team in the NBA," he said.

--Fisher said he's open to a one-year or multi-year deal, saying "it depends on the circumstances and the details of how the deal would look."

--Fisher said he'll field offers from other teams just so he properly goes through the research process. He said his family would like him to stay in L.A.

--Fisher details the key to maintaining longevity in his 14-year career

Derek Fisher exit interview


--Mark Medina

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