11 Players who turned their back on the Dallas Mavericks

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3. Derek Fisher

The Dallas Mavericks signed Derek Fisher in November of the 2012-13 season as the team's point guard spot was running thin. Dallas needed some experience at the one, so they decided to sign five-time NBA Champion Fisher. Although signing the veteran point guard seemed like a great move at the time, his time in Dallas was forgettable, and Mavs fans were not fans of Fisher after his time in Dallas came to an end.

Fisher played nine games for the Mavs and averaged 8.6 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 3.4 assists per game while shooting 35.4 percent from the field and 43.5 percent from downtown. He requested a release from the team to spend more time with his family following a knee injury but then signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder just a few months later.

Fisher being in Dallas slowed down Darren Collison'ss development as the starting point guard, and he clearly didn't like coming off the bench. Although Fisher stands by his decision to request a release, but signing with the Thunder later that season was a stab in the back for the Mavs.

Dallas believed in Fisher, signed him, and then he requested to be released after just nine games when things got hard. That's a bad look for Fisher, and Mavs fans haven't forgiven Fisher for this.