635 results for tag: Jimmer Fredette

Pressure? Fredette about it


Pressure is a funny thing. Some men crumble under it. Others run away.  Every once in a while, you find someone who searches for pressure, waiting for that perfect moment to just kick it right in the teeth.  Everything Jimmer Fredette has done to this moment in his life tells me he is that last type.  You know, the one who goes looking for a challenge.  So pressure, look out.  Someone is coming for you and you'd best be ready. ... More

Three Kings: Jimmer and friends arrive in Sacramento

Quite a 24-hour period for the newest members of the Sacramento Kings.  Upon their arrival in California, rookies Tyler Honeycutt, Isaiah Thomas and Jimmer Fredette were greeted by hundreds of eager fans yesterday at Sacramento International Airport. Video:  Jimmer and company's arrival at Sac Interntional (via Kings.com)


Then today, they were formally introduced to the local media and appeared at a rally at Arden Fair Mall. Notes, more video and a photo gallery of today's events after the jump. ... More

Photo: The New King James

From the rally at Arden Fair Mall. Not really in focus, but I think you get the picture.  And yes, this really happened. More

Video: Tyreke Evans on Jimmer Fredette and the aftermath of the 2011 NBA Draft

Tyreke Evans wrapped up the second day of his two-day basketball camp at the Dr. Ephraim Williams Family Life Center in Oak Park.  If you recall, we were unable to get Evans' comments on the trade to move down from the seventh pick and reacquire forward John Salmons yesterday, as the trade wasn't made official until the ... More

It’s time to give in folks and embrace the Jimmer

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqX_b_Bu4hI&feature=related Jimmer Fredette will be arriving at the Sacramento airport Friday at 4pm. It's time for Kings fan to open their arms and embrace the Jimmer. Let's give this young man a Kings welcome folks. More

Petrie and Westphal on 2011 NBA Draft, Jimmer Fredette, John Salmons and beyond

After the final pick of the NBA Draft was made tonight, Kings Vice President of Basketball Operations Geoff Petrie and Head Coach Paul Westphal addressed the local media at the Kings Practice Facility.  Updated (12:45 am) with video. Geoff Petrie httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtjek5KN0Xo Audio: Right-click, save-as ... More

Jimmer Fredette Interview by News10’s Ryan Yamamoto

Jimmer Fredette got stuck in the media queue waiting for the Kings three team deal to go through tonight. So the local Sacramento media got stymied and didn't receive the standard NBA draft pick conference call.  Fortunately, News10's Ryan Yamamoto was able to get a solo interview of the newest King via satellite and we have ... More

Kings take Tyler Honeycutt at no. 35.

With the 35th pick in the second round of the 2011 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings select sophomore small forward Tyler Honeycutt out of UCLA.  Expected to go in the first round, Honeycutt slipped on draft day and was unexpectedly available when the Kings picked the first of their two second-rounders.  Honeycutt ... More

Jimmer-mania comes to Sacramento.

With the tenth pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, the Sacramento Kings (via the Milwaukee Bucks) select point guard Jimmer Fredette out of Brigham Young University.  The senior guard averaged an incredible 28.9 points per game in his final college season, shooting nearly 40% from three point range and leading BYU to a 62-11 ... More

2011 NBA Draft day is upon us, analysis and recap of events

It all began All-Star Weekend when NBA commissioner David Stern gently picked up the Sacramento Kings and placed them on the tracks of the craziest roller coaster ride known to man.  For months, the ride went up and down, side to side, splashing through pools of water, until a reprieve of sorts brought the ride to an abrupt halt.  While plenty of fans were able to get off and take a break, the hardcore fan couldn't quite lift the hand rail and got locked in for another turnaround. That turn?  Draft season. We've done our best to bring you top notch draft coverage through prospect profiles, podcasts with some of the most relevant guests and mock drafts from a variety of sources, so here is a recap. ... More