Former Los Angeles Lakers great and current New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher has filed for divorce from his wife Candace, just one month after they celebrated their 10 year anniversary, reports TMZ.
Fisher filed in Los Angeles citing irreconcilable differences, according to the website.The couple has twin children together, including a daughter who suffered from a rare form of eye cancer. Fisher was famously allowed to break his contract with the Utah Jazz in 2007 so he could spend more time with her and help her with treatment.
Fisher is asking for joint legal and physical custody of the children. He also wants to split the legal costs.
Fisher issued a statement saying, “This is a difficult time for me personally. For the sake of our children, I ask that everyone respects our privacy during this process.”
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