Even the critics ask Fish for an autograph

After last night's 87-86 loss to the Celtics, Derek Fisher was asked how he reacts when fans mention to him the Lakers' "need for an upgrade" at point guard:

"They ask (media people), they don't ask me. Most of the time when they see me they ask me for my autograph."

Fish then joked about not understanding why these folks don't mention anything to his face, but the criticisms (which he's absolutely aware exist as a talking point) were taken in stride.

"That's part of the business... it is what it is and I accept it for what it is."