Fisher was and still is dating Barnes’ ex-wife, Gloria Govan.The story says he sees a lot of Barnes and Govan’s twin sons.) gesture with his left hand — that reads “We in here,” followed by a smiling sunglasses-wearing emoji and these giddy hashtags: international flight, birthday, celebration, tipsy, family, redeye, hella sleepy, lit.
A physical altercation between Barnes and Fisher at Govan’s Los Angeles-area home in October created an unsavory cloud over Fisher’s abbreviated second season in charge.Following the dustup, Barnes, 35, texted a pal that he had not only assaulted Fisher, 41, but also took revenge on Govan, one source said.“I kicked his ass from the back yard to the front room, and spit in her face,” the text read, according to the source.Barnes, who was fined nearly 0,000 by the NBA for the October incident and its aftermath, has been holding a clearly expressed grudge and indirectly said he’ll do it again. They are going to do whatever they can, especially here in New York (with the media),” Hardaway told reporters earlier this season. He finished with the worst winning percentage of any Knicks coach who lasted over one season. “We made the move to relieve Derek of his coaching duties,” Jackson said.A TIMELINE OF DEREK FISHER'S RELATIONSHIP WITH THE KNICKS “I know I got to keep my mouth shut because he’ll run and tell,” Barnes, a 35-year-old forward with the Grizzlies, said before playing Fisher’s Knicks last month. But when I’m retired, him and I will cross paths again.” Fisher’s reputation and standing in New York’s locker room went south because of the incident, allowing for the plausibility of rumors — while unfounded at this point — that he was romancing different players’ significant others. According to ESPN, Fisher will be paid the balance of this year plus .5 million over the next two years. “I use that word really carefully because I know it’s a relief for him, taking away some of that stress from the job.” It also apparently allowed Fisher to have more fun.Page Six reported Barnes drove 95 miles in a rage to confront his former teammate Fisher over his romance with Govan, who is separated from Barnes.