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Fisher filed for divorce from his wife, Candace, in March.More from The Post: Sources said Fisher was at the LA home of Gloria Govan — Barnes’ estranged wife, who stars on “Basketball Wives LA” — on Saturday.“As far as Matt goes, to say that we had history before the incident would be an exaggeration,” Fisher wrote. We never had any real relationship off the court, either. said he asked his significant other if she was sleeping with Fisher.Jackson, who fired Fisher less than two seasons into a five-year contract, said the Barnes incident was “embarrassing” for the franchise but wasn’t a factor in his decision.During his first season as Knicks coach, details of a divorce from his wife of 10 years went public after she filed a lawsuit claiming Fisher “blindsided” her by packing up and leaving in the middle of the night.Fisher finished with a record of 40-96, the worst winning percentage of any Knicks coach who lasted longer than a season. “Plenty of people know me well, and they know my true character,” he wrote.“One thing missing was my voice − my version of events,” Fisher wrote in an essay that was published Thursday on Sports Illustrated’s, The Cauldron. A TIMELINE OF DEREK FISHER'S RELATIONSHIP WITH THE KNICKS Instead, he spent much of the essay explaining that his personal life was never a distraction. The relationship wasn’t something I was trying to publicize, but it also wasn’t something I was trying to hide, either. “I don’t know what was going through Matt’s mind that day in October when he showed up unannounced at Gloria’s house, and started swinging. No one who was there did anything but try to get him to calm down, particularly because Matt and Gloria’s children were present. DAILY NEWS SPORTS TALK: DEREK FISHER'S FIRING On the day the story was revealed, however, Fisher felt compelled to talk to the team about it.Fisher, who was fired by Phil Jackson last month, didn’t address many specifics surrounding “the rumors and gossip,” as he dubbed them, including the most harmful indictment against his commitment as coach − that he missed Knicks practice after flying to L. He also alluded to a defense that he did nothing wrong by dating Barnes’ estranged wife. When Gloria and I started dating, she and Matt had already been separated and living apart for more than a year. Then unsubstantiated rumors of Fisher sleeping with other players’ girlfriends were so widely circulated that former Knick Tim Hardaway Jr.
“After the much publicized (and unfortunate) situation went down in Los Angeles last year, story after story was published that portrayed her as a piece of property, instead of the strong, independent woman and mother she is; someone who is capable of making her own decisions.
Govan indicated they were partying before apparently heading off for vacation.
MATT BARNES LOOKS TO CLOTHES THE DOOR ON INSTAGRAM POST Fisher will have a harder time explaining this one as a visit to his children, which was his excuse for being on the West Coast and away from the Knicks in October.
"My state of mind is that we have a game tonight and nothing that I’ve experienced has anything to do with how we perform tonight," Fisher said before the game, adding that he was "completely focused and committed to the team." "I’m not distracted in any way," he said.
Fisher and Barnes were teammates with the Los Angeles Lakers from 2010-12.