Fisher given contract extension and GM title for the Sparks

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The Los Angeles Sparks extended coach Derek Fisher's contract and appointed him the team's general manager on Tuesday.

Fisher has guided the Sparks to a 37-19 record in his two years with the team and Los Angeles has reached the postseason both years.

"I'm honored to be named general manager of the LA Sparks and continue my role as head coach," Fisher said. "This organization has a dynamic history, the most passionate fans in the WNBA, and an ownership group committed to success on and off the court. I'm thankful for the opportunity and excited to guide this team as we pursue a fourth WNBA title."

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