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Rick Reilly used his reoccurring column, I wrote, you wrote to answer some of the "fan mail" he has received from Jimmer Fredette enthusiasts. The nexus of this debate stems from the article, Jimmer grows dimmer that Reilly scribed back on March 25th after watching Fredette in his final college performance. Reilly appears to have made up his mind on the future of Kings rookie Jimmer Fredette, and more than three months later, he's back to throw a little salt in that wound.
JIMMER FREDETTE I wrote ... BYU's super scorer Jimmer Fredette will be a bust in the NBA because he's too small, too slow and too bored by defense. In fact, I promised to donate $5,000 to Jimmer's favorite charity if he started even one game in his first year, which will be with the Sacramento Kings. You wrote ... Jimmer to the Kings following a trade of Beno Udrih. I'll let you off easy and you can just donate $2,500 to me instead of the whole $5k to charity. ~ Mike Barlow (San Antonio) I will. Soon as you start a game in the NBA. So Rick, have you started setting aside some money from each paycheck to go towards the charity of Jimmer's choice after he officially starts his first game now? ~ Greg Jones (Houston) Yes, I've been selling all the razor blades BYU fans have been sending me in envelopes. It adds up. What is Jimmer's favorite charity? I'm dying to know where your $5,000 is going. ~ Jerry Izu (Valencia, Calif.) Jimmer represents The Biceps Project. It's a program to help incurable gunners ice their shooting arms.More after the jump... ... More