The 25 Most Clutch Players in NBA Finals History

25. Derek Fisher

Career Playoff Stats: 8.7 PPG 2.3 RPG 2.5 APG
Finals Stats: 9.1 PPG 2.7 RPG 2.8 APG
Finals Appearances: 8
Championships: 5
Finals MVPs Won: 0
Derek Fisher does this. During the 2009 Finals vs. the Orlando Magic, Fisher single-handedly saved Game 4 for the Lake Show, sending the game to OT with a three-pointer in the closing seconds of regulation and then a game-clinching shot in overtime. He did it again during the 2010 Finals against Boston. The series was tied at 1 game a piece and the Celtics going back home for three straight games. Paul Pierce had stated after Game 2 that the series would not be going to L.A. When asked about what he thought about this, Fish gave the reporter a blank stare because actions speak louder than words.

In Game 3, Derek Fisher scored 11 of his 16 in the fourth quarter with a barrage of clutch plays and buckets. He scored four straight shots until Ray Allen stopped the bleeding with a foul with a minute and a half to go. The Lakers won the game 91-84 on their way to number 16.

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